Filter for Haiti Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-03 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Sunrise Airways To Resume Flights Between Haiti And Dominican Republic On July 3
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2020-06-30 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Haitian authorities reopened the international airports of Port-au-Prince (PAP) and Cap-Haïtien (CAP),
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2020-06-30 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Haitian authorities reopened four border crossing with the Dominican Republic: Anse-a-Pitres, Malpasse, Belladere, and Ouanaminthe
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2020-06-30 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
A national state of emergency has been declared until July 20
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2020-06-30 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Social distancing measures will be enforced at airports
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2020-06-30 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
wearing of facemasks is mandatory in both airports and in public.
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2020-06-30 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
All schools remain closed
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2020-06-30 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All places of worship, factories, and seaports remain closed
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2020-06-30 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
a nationwide curfew between 20:00 and 05:00 (local time) remains in effect.
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2020-06-30 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All individuals entering the country will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine.
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2020-06-30 Out Movement restrictions: Border closure 
official reopening of the airport is scheduled for June 30
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2020-06-18 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Only PCR Tests Are Authorized For Screening in Haiti
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2020-05-23 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
land borders are open for essential cargo exclusively.
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2020-05-23 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
All schools remain closed until further notice
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2020-05-23 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
a nationwide curfew between 20:00 and 05:00 (local time) remains in effect.
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2020-05-23 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
All places of worship, factories, seaports, and airports remain closed until further notice, though land borders are open for essential cargo exclusively.
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2020-05-23 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Commercial flights are also suspended
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2020-05-23 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All individuals entering the country will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine.
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2020-05-23 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Gatherings of more than 10 people are banned as a precautionary measure.
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2020-05-23 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
It is also mandatory to wear a facemask in public.
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2020-05-23 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
The ongoing Health state of emergency, initially declared on Thursday, March 19, will be extended until Monday, July 20.
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2020-05-15 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
All shipments of equipment and material for the COVID-19 response worth US$ 18 million that had been ordered by the Government have arrived in Haiti by air.
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2020-05-11 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Obligation to wear face mask when out in public.
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2020-04-20 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension: State of emergency extended for 1 month.
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2020-04-20 Out Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
In order to guarantee jobs provided by subcontracting companies, the Government authorized these factories to gradually resume their activities, while respecting the measures to prevent the spread of the virus. These measures include, among others, the operation of the factories on a rotating basis with only 30% of their workforce, measuring the temperature of the workers upon entry to the factory, respecting a distance of at least one meter between people, the obligation to wear masks and the installation of handwashing points.
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2020-04-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Distribution of 5 millions mask to the population.
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2020-04-18 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
The Government published a communication and social mobilisation strategy for COVID-19, which was jointly developed by the Communication Cell under the Prime Minister’s Office, the MSPP, and international and civil society partners.
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2020-04-18 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic bonus of 10.000 gourde to the police.
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2020-04-16 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Moratorium on taxes until the 30 June 2020.
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2020-04-16 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Gradual re-opening of the textile industry.
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2020-04-14 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Government created the Multisectoral Commission for the Management of the COVID-19 Pandemic, which is responsible for strategic planning and transparent coordination of resources for the COVID-19 response. UN agencies have started working with the Commission.
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2020-04-14 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Ban on sidewalk sales and a reduction in the opening hours of public markets in Pétionville, where now only food vendors are allowed to operate.
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2020-04-11 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Authorities close all roads with access to South Department for 15 days.
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2020-04-06 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Authorities suspend public transportation between Les Cayes and Port-au-Prince.
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2020-04-06 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
The government has set up a structure for crisis management under the authority of the Prime Minister, which includes three dedicated cells: a scientific cell, a communications cell and a cell for socio-economic response.
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2020-04-01 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Measures to mitigate the anticipated negative economic impacts of the health crisis caused by COVID-19. Among these measures are the postponement of the date of payment of Income Tax and the cancellation of fines and penalties related to late payment.
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2020-03-27 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Ports, airports and borders are closed for passenger traffic. However, goods and medicines continue to circulate normally.
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2020-03-27 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Cash transfers for 1.5 million low-income families and food rations to more over a million families.
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2020-03-25 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Public and private institutions operate on a 50 per cent staff rotation basis implementing all mandated hygiene measures and instructions
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2020-03-25 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
Measures to postpone procedures and legal deadlines in the judicial system. Eligible detainees are planned to be released (visits for the rest will be prohibited) and prolonged preventive detention will be avoided.
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2020-03-25 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
One month’s advance salary payment to public officials. Employees in the textile sector to receive half of their monthly salary. Regular food rations will be provided for children who usually benefit from school feeding programmes.
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2020-03-25 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Extension of the partial lockdown. Food production enterprises continue to operate with staff turnover. Other industrial sectors are closed for 15 days.
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2020-03-21 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Distributions of basic necessities in certain neighborhoods, compensation for unemployed employees of industrial parks, and measures taken by the banking sector on credits.
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2020-03-20 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Citizens must stay at home and limit movement to essential only
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2020-03-20 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools and university closed
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2020-03-20 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Events and gathering of more than 10 people are banned.
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2020-03-20 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Land, sea and air borders closed to travellers.
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2020-03-20 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
National curfew between 8pm and 5am. Factories are closed until further notice.
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2020-03-19 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Quarantine restrictions of 14 days have been introduced for travellers from affected countries.
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2020-03-19 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
National state of emergency
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2020-03-16 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
A Center of Permanent Information on the Coronavirus (CIPC) was launched by the Prime Minister and the Minister of Health. The CIPC is responsible for carrying out awareness-raising actions, health recommendations, through the media, or the coordination of the Ministry of Culture and Communication and under the direction of the Prime Minister’s Office.
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2020-03-06 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
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