10 May 2013 - 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE — Lawyers for Boston-based Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti announced this week that Haitian cholera victims have givien the United Nations an ultimatum: start talks concerning perhaps bi
13 Mar 2013 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
PORT AU PRINCE (Haiti Libre) — A few weeks before the beginning of the rainy season [April to November], synonymous of resurgence of cholera in Haiti, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) visited more than thir
4 Mar 2013 - 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE — The Haitian government last week announced its new $2.2 billion USD plan to eliminate cholera from the island of Hispaniola (which includes Haiti and the Dominican Republic).
25 Feb 2013 - 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT-AU- PRINCE — The United Nations late last week denied Haitian claims for compensation in the wake of a cholera epidemic brought, widely believed to have been brought to the island nation in October 2010 by UN N
2 Jan 2013 - 10:16 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Haiti Libre) — The recent financial assistance agreement signed between the Swiss Ambassador, Edita Vokral, Jacques Rousseau, Minister of Public Works and Engineering Lionel Joseph Duvalsaint, CEO of the National
18 Dec 2012 - 10:16 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (McClatchy) — The United Nations on Tuesday will launch a $144 million USD appeal to fund humanitarian programs that aid officials here say is urgently needed to help Haiti cope with the ongoing effects of Tropi
30 Nov 2012 - 09:21 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (The Guardian) — Haiti is to call upon the international community for more than $2 billion USD to fight cholera amid growing evidence that the world's worst epidemic was started by UN peacekeepers. The govern
21 Nov 2012 - 10:29 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (infosurhoy) — The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Haitian officials have reported 3,593 cases of cholera since Hurricane Sandy passed over the nation in October. IOM spokesman Jumbe Omar
15 Nov 2012 - 10:16 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Haiti Libre) — The Inter-American Development (IADB) will provide Haiti’s government financial aid to start recovering from damage caused by the rains and floods triggered by the passage of Sandy. Haitian au
12 Nov 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Fox News Latino) — At least 17 people, including a 5-year-old girl, have drowned and several are missing in flooding in northern and northeastern Haiti, press reports said Sunday. The heavy rains that have del
8 Nov 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRICE (The Miami Herald) — The Haitian government and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations are seeking $74 million USD to help poor farmers and boost agriculture after Hurricane Sandy. The storm
5 Nov 2012 - 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT AU PRINCE — Nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy hit the US East Coast, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe issued a plea for more relief aid for the storm that caused 54 deaths and 20 injuries in his countr
29 Oct 2012 - 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE — The death toll left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which tore through the Caribbean late last week, has been raised to 65 across the region, with Haiti having the largest number of deaths at 51.
23 Oct 2012 - 08:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — With the two-year anniversary this month of the first cholera case in Haiti, deaths have significantly been reduced due to “Haitian-led, international supported efforts,” the United States Departme
15 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — Environmental degradation lowers a country’s ability to adapt to the risk of natural disasters, thereby increasing that risk, according to the 2nd edition of the World Risk Report, released last we
28 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) regional bloc has joined the new regional “Cholera-Free Hispaniola” initiative, which aims to eradicate the disease in Haiti and the Dominican Republic by 2022.
18 Sep 2012 - 08:20 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (Inter-American Development Bank) — The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) announced the approval of a $50 million USD grant to Haiti for the second phase of construction of the Caracol Industrial Park, a modern manufacturing fac
10 Sep 2012 - 09:36 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Boston Haitian Reporter) — The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti says it has seen a "slight rise'' in the number of cholera cases following the recent passage of Tropical Storm Isaac. The U.N.
4 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — The Dominican Republic is launching a nationwide program to rehabilitate irrigation systems damaged by Tropical Storm Isaac.
27 Aug 2012 - 09:13 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Associated Press) — Haitians began to dig themselves out of the mud on Sunday, one day after Tropical Storm Isaac doused the Caribbean nation and killed eight people here and another two in neighboring Dominican Rep
17 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
United Kingdom, BATH — Some of Asia’s key growth economies have the highest financial risk from natural disasters due to the high exposure of their cities and trading hubs to events such as flooding, earthquakes and cycl
26 Jul 2012 - 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — Late last week, 104 members of the U.S.
25 Jul 2012 - 09:21 by Local Press Report
WASHINGTON DC (United States Department of State) — At the request of the Government of Haiti, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S.
19 Jul 2012 - 09:15 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (The Reporter ) — Rita Colwell, a former director of the U.S.
3 Jul 2012 - 09:18 by Local Press Report
PORT AU PRINCE (Haiti Libre) — The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah) launched last week two projects to provide drinking water to Pointe des Manglesand Bonald, situated west of Gonaïves, and to the to
21 Jun 2012 - 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, RIO DE JANEIRO — The US Water Partnership (USWP), originally announced by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on World Water Day in March, officially launched on June 20 at the UN Conference on Sustainable Developme
24 May 2012 - 14:58 by Local Press Report
TITANYEN (Caribbean Journal) — Haiti President Michel Martelly inaugurated this week a new wastewater treatment plant in the area of Titanyen. The 12.5-hectare project, which was completed with help from the Spanish Agenc
22 May 2012 - 14:39 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (AlertNet) — Up to 250,000 people are at risk from cholera during Haiti’s hurricane season, warns children’s charity Plan International. Aid workers for Plan are launching awareness campaigns in schools an
10 May 2012 - 09:49 by Local Press Report
3 May 2012 - 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — Half a dozen deaths and hundreds of potential new cases of cholera were reported last week as the ongoing outbreak in the Dominican Republic intensifies.
5 Apr 2012 - 11:19 by Local Press Report
GEORGETOWN (CNBC) — The European Union has pledged $109.5 million USD to help the 15-nation Caribbean trade bloc improve its single-market trading system.
5 Apr 2012 - 11:14 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (UNICEF) — All day long, a steady stream of residents, young and old, queue to fill their buckets with affordable, clean water at the water kiosks of Cité l’Eternel, a neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
5 Apr 2012 - 11:13 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Haitilibre.com) — The UN Central Fund for Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has awarded a grant of one million dollars on its reserve for “emergency interventions under-funded” to projects of the International Organi
29 Mar 2012 - 09:41 by Local Press Report
MN, MINNEAPOLIS (Pentair, Inc. (Press Release)) — More than one billion people worldwide -- roughly one out of every seven -- have no choice but to use unsafe, contaminated water.
23 Mar 2012 - 09:28 by Local Press Report
PORT AU PRINCE (Bernama (Malaysia)) — The Health Ministers of Haiti and the Dominican Republic met on March 12 to discuss epidemiological control strategies, mainly related to the cholera epidemic affecting both nations.
14 Mar 2012 - 19:01 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (IPS) — The drawdown of hundreds of non-governmental organizations which have been in Haiti since the disastrous 2010 earthquake was inevitable.
23 Feb 2012 - 18:24 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Haiti Libre) — Herbert Docteur, Haiti’s Minister of Agriculture met with regional and departmental directors, engineers, experts and various executives of the ministry to reassess the various works of irrigation
16 Feb 2012 - 17:07 by Local Press Report
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Haiti Libre) — Haiti is tendering a contract for design, construction and operation of a wastewater treatment plant for domestic wastewater at the Caracol industrial park.