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Neighborhoods Delimitation

As part of the relocation of IDPs from the powerful earthquake of January 12, 2010, we, the local and international partners, with the technical support from CNIGS -  Centre National de l'Information Géo Spatiale, are in the process of the delimitation of neighborhoods of all affected municipalities. This delimitation will be the basis to better address the relocation of displaced persons and as a tool for the reconstruction of affected areas.

Thanks to the MTPTC - Ministere des Travaux Publics Transport et Communications (Bureau Technique d'Evaluations des Batiments) it has been possible to make available data from the buildings evaluation for each of the neighborhood.

Please find here available all the maps and files.

- Commune of Tabarre

  • Tabarre neighborhoods (KMZ) (SHP) (PDF) (ZIP Compressed folder with all files)

Tabarre Maisons JAUNES

    Evaluations Tabarre [Jaune].zip
    Download / 9450k

    _Evaluations Tabarre-Quartier_GLOBALE [Jaune].pdf
    View Download/169k

Tabarre Maisons ROUGES

    Evaluations Tabarre [Rouge].zip

     _Evaluations Tabarre-GLOBALE [Rouge].pdf
    View Download

    All MTPTC Points with Neighborhoods delimitation (KMZ)

    [It is enough to uncheck or check the folder to show only the        buildings red, yellow or green.]

..all the neighborhoods with MTPTC points in Tabarre available at this link.

Tabarre evaluation maisons rouges - Butte Boyer

Organizations in Tabarre

The Shelter Cluster is collecting data on organization interventions by neighborhood with the aim to locate shelter needs and identify gaps at smaller scale.

Is your organisation already in our database? Please spend few moments to follow this survey and tell us where you work in Tabarre.

Do you want to know the level of needs in your intervention zones?
Please ask us. We will provide you with the most up to date needs.

Do you work on transitional sites?
Please send us information about your activities?

See here the results.

Related maps:

Please find here a map of the partners intervention zones in Tabarre.

Commune of Port-au-Prince

  •  Port-au-Prince Neighborhoods
              (KMZ),(PDF), (ZIP)

If your organisation is not included in the database, or your details are wrong, please contact us:

Haiti Administrative Limits and P-Codes

What are P-codes

Pcode is an abbreviated term for 'Place Code'. P-codes are similar to zip codes and postal codes and are part of a data management system that provides unique reference codes to locations in Haiti. These codes provide a systematic means of linking and exchanging data and analyzing relationships between them. Any information that is linked to one location with a pcode can be linked and analyzed with any other.

Why are P-codes useful
P-codes resolve the basic issue of what we all call a place. Using place-names as identifiers can easily lead to confusion over spelling, different languages or scripts as well as duplication. If agencies develop individual systems for naming or coding places this makes data sharing extremely difficult and huge amounts of potentially useful information go unshared, are manually re-typed or filed and forgotten. Spatial data standards agreed by all agencies provide a single, unified system for referring to locations, allowing the free exchange of data between participating agencies.

Why should my organization use P-codes
To promote cooperation and information sharing and gain full access to the huge range of information already available in Pcode format, on such issues as population, housing damage, agriculture and assistance distribution. Organizations using the P-codes for their own data management will be able to combine this information with datasets from other participating Agencies.

Because P-codes have a spatial location built in the system, data attached to P-codes can readily be displayed using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Spatial data standards include full GIS capability, allowing data linked to towns, villages and administrative units to be mapped and geographically analysed. Data collected with Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment can also be used.

How can P-codes be used in my existing databases
In most cases, adoption of P-codes requires only the addition of an extra column to your existing databases and spreadsheets. Over time it is recommended that any other naming or coding systems be phased out and that all new data collection use the P-codes.

By including the pcode into separate spreadsheets, data on different issues from different organizaations can be linked and cross-analyzed.

The P-codes is delivered in Microsoft Excel-format, and can by request be delivered in other formats.

Who uses P-codes
P-codes for Haiti are developed by partners and National Organizations, maintained by OCHA, and accepted as the data standard for Haiti.