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  1. Red Cross Defends Its Efforts in Haiti

    22 Jun 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY New York Times Only 9 percent went for management, general and fund-raising expenses, sometimes called overhead. The rest went for costs vital to providing humanitarian aid. These costs include paying ...

    Local Press Report - 06/22/2016 - 08:41

  2. Senator's Report Finds Red Cross Spent 25 Percent of Haiti Donations on Internal Expenses

    17 Jun 2016- 08:51 by Local Press Report DES MOINES, IA NPR The American Red Cross spent a quarter of the money people donated after the 2010 Haiti earthquake-- or almost $125 million-- on its own internal expenses, far more than the charity previously ha ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2016 - 08:51

  3. UN Envoy Highlights Water, Sanitation Improvements as Key to Fighting Cholera in Haiti

    14 Jun 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE UN News Center Incidence of cholera has gone down by 90 per cent in Haiti from 2011 to last year, and the United Nations will continue to help the country tackle the root causes of the disease, such ...

    Local Press Report - 06/14/2016 - 09:24

  4. UN Urges Haiti to Adopt Good Environmental, Agricultural Practices

    8 Jun 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre As part of World Environment Day, the United Nations in Haiti reiterated their support to Haiti in its commitments to increase good environmental and agricultural practices. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 06/08/2016 - 08:37

  5. US Provides $11 Million to WFP for Drought Assistance in Haiti

    8 Jun 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), this week provided $11 million USD to assist the World Food Program’s (WFP) emergency drought operation in H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 10:27

  6. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  7. UN Shows Signs of Compromise Over Haiti Cholera Epidemic

    2 Jun 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY The Guardian The United Nations is showing the first signs of compromise over the Haiti cholera epidemic, after more than five years in which it has consistently refused to accept responsibility for a d ...

    Local Press Report - 06/02/2016 - 08:26

  8. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  9. IDA Provides $50 Million Grant for Clean Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON,DC, United States The World Bank Board of Directors last week announced approval of a $50 million USD International Development Association (IDA) grant to increase access to clean water and sanitati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  10. UN Agencies, Haitian Government Launch Cholera Vaccination Campaign

    26 May 2016- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are supporting the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population in carrying out a cholera v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2016 - 11:19

  11. Study Looks at “Hidden Sicknesses” That Impede Haiti’s Cholera Elimination Efforts

    25 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANN ARBOR, MI, United States Although the prevalence of cholera in Haiti has been falling since the epidemic began five years ago, a host of “hidden sicknesses” are impeding efforts to eliminate the disease fr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 11:32

  12. 3.5 Million in Central America Face Hunger Due to El Niño: Oxfam America

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting at least 7 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean, who are facing floods and water and food shortages, relief group Oxfam said th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  13. EU Provides Another $43.5 Million in Aid to Haiti

    2 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The European Union is providing an additional $43.5 million USD in cash aid for drought-stricken Haiti. The funds include nearly $14 million USD to supply food and drinking water to more t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 10:15

  14. 70,000 People in Eastern Cuba Receive Potable Water Via Tankers

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Some 70,000 residents in Cuba’s Santiago de Cuba province, which has been hit hard by severe drought, are now currently receiving potable water via tanker trucks, according to National Water Resou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

  15. US Announces New Funding for Drought-Affected Households in Haiti

    22 Apr 2016- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The US Embassy has announced additional funding to help Haitian households affected by the three-year-old regional drought. "The US stands steadfast with Haitian families to provide ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2016 - 11:21

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