February 9th, 2010
02:44 PM ET

Latest UN Situation Update on Haiti

[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/WORLD/americas/02/05/haiti.belongings/t1larg.haiti.camps.gi.jpg caption="People living in the camps of Haiti are surviving with whatever they can acquire"]

United Nations

This report was issued by OCHA New York. The next report will be issued on or around 10 February 2010.

Key Priorities

The priorities for assistance continue to include the provision of shelter material and improved sanitation in the temporary settlement sites.

Approximately 272,000 have received emergency shelter support, according to the Shelter Cluster.

Trauma injuries are slowly decreasing, but still represent more than 10 percent of cases. No notable increase in infectious diseases is being reported, according to PAHO/WHO.

WFP and partners have reached 1.1 million in Port-au-Prince with a two week ration of rice after eight days of the food surge operation.

The food security of the population in outlying departments and along the border with the Dominican Republic is getting worse, due to increased demand for food.

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