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Haiti

Country Information

Following data from World Bank Databank and Wikipedia. Latest update 25 September 2012, 05:21 PM
Country Area (sq. km): 27,750
Agriland (sq. km): 18,400
Forest (sq. km): 1,010
Population: 9,719,932
Population 0-14: 35.94%
Population 15-64: 59.66%
Population over 64: 4.40%
Population growth (annual %): 1.30%

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Earthquakes

Relevant earthquakes during the last years (in terms of magnitude, depth and estimated population affected within 60km).

No recent major earthquakes in this country or around this country.

Storms

Storms information are collected from NASA-TRMM, NHC, JTWC, CPHC, IBTrACS-WMO.

  • EMILY
    Observation started the 01 Aug 2020 11:30 PM
    Latest Update: 04 Aug 2020 03:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 27 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 29 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 26 Jun 2020 12:00 PM
    Latest Update: 10 Nov 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 16 May 2020 06:00 AM
    Latest Update: 11 Oct 2020 06:00 AM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 18 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 28 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 01 Jul 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 02 Dec 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 09 Sep 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 23 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 16 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 16 Oct 2020 06:00 PM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 06 Aug 2020 12:00 PM
    Latest Update: 17 Sep 2020 06:00 AM
  • NOT NAMED
    Observation started the 19 Aug 2020 12:00 AM
    Latest Update: 22 Oct 2020 06:00 AM
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Floods

Floods information have been extracted from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory.

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Volcanoes

Volcanoes information have been extracted from Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program.

No volcanoes in this country.

HaitiJANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
                                               
Severe weather                        dry spell                   
Rainy season            first rainy season    second rainy season       
Flood       
Tropical storm                       
Drought                       
Sowing / planting    main rice & beans, maize        sorghum, 2nd rice & beans    3rd beans
Harvestingfall crops / sorghum, 3rd beans            spring crops / main harvest2nd beans    fall crops / 2nd rice
Lean season                                       

The following maps have been collected from UNOSAT, WFP, ITHACA and ReliefWeb.

published the 16 Apr 2020

HAITI, FLOOD, SITUATION DES INONDATIONS, 11 APRIL 2020

HAITI, FLOOD, SITUATION DES INONDATIONS, 11 APRIL 2020
source: WFP
file type: JPG, file size: 0.46MB
published the 30 Mar 2020

Haiti, Flood, Risque d Inondation decoupage par section Commuanle, 01 March 2020

source: WFP
file type: PDF, file size: 1.79MB
published the 30 Mar 2020

Haiti (Flood), Historique des événements Tropicaux depuis 1853 jusque 2010, 14 Mars 2012

Haiti (Flood), Historique des événements Tropicaux depuis 1853 jusque 2010, 14 Mars 2012
source: WFP
file type: PDF, file size: 1.60MB
published the 30 Mar 2020

Haiti (Flood), Risque de Glissement de Terrain Sans Séisme Avec Forte Pluie, 27 Mars 2012

source: WFP
file type: PDF, file size: 4.84MB
published the 30 Mar 2020

Haiti (Flood), Risque de Sécheresse, 2 Mars 2012

Haiti (Flood), Risque de Sécheresse, 2 Mars 2012
source: WFP
file type: PDF, file size: 4.31MB
published the 30 Mar 2020

Haiti (Flood), Risque d érosion, 22 Février 2012

source: WFP
file type: PDF, file size: 8.31MB

Hazards statistics are based on EM-DATABASE.

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