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  1. WFP to Assist One Million Haitians

    19 Apr 2016- 09:19 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE United Nations News Centre The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced yesterday it will launch an emergency operation in Haiti to assist one million people devastated by three years of p ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2016 - 09:19

  2. Haiti Needs $900 Million to Improve Port-au-Prince Water, Sewage Services

    6 Apr 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Haiti will need $900 million USD to build the necessary infrastructure to improve potable water and sewage services in Port-au-Prince, according to Benito Dumay, head of the country’s Wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2016 - 10:23

  3. IADB, AECID Provide $160 Million for Drinking Water in Port-au-Prince

    29 Mar 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in partnership with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID $65 million) and the Organization of Petroleum Expor ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2016 - 08:37

  4. 42 Percent of Haitian Population Lacks Drinking Water Access

    23 Mar 2016- 08:23 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre As part of World Water Day, celebrated this Tuesday, March 22, the UN in Haiti reiterate their support for the country in its efforts to improve access of the population to safe drinking ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2016 - 08:23

  5. Haiti Cholera Deaths Could Be Much Higher Than Official Count

    21 Mar 2016- 09:41 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE New York Times Deaths from the cholera epidemic that ravaged Haiti after the 2010 earthquake could be much higher than the 9,200 officially tallied so far because of underreporting during the initial ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2016 - 09:41

  6. Haiti Reports 96 Cholera Deaths in First Two Months of 2016

    15 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Ninety-six people died from cholera in Haiti in January and February, according to the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP). In addition, a total of 7,782 cases of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2016 - 10:18

  7. Cholera Still Killing Dozens of People Each Month in Haiti

    4 Mar 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Associated Press So far this year, cholera has sickened more than 6,000 and is killing an average of 37 people a month, according to the latest government figures. The persistence of the preventable d ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2016 - 10:07

  8. Haiti Hit by Flooding

    2 Mar 2016- 08:33 by Local Press Report CAP-HAITIEN Antigua Observer At least one person is dead and four are missing in Haiti after rains triggered mudslides and flooding that damaged more than 10,000 homes. Jean-Henri Petite, coordinator of the Civil Pr ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2016 - 08:33

  9. Worst Drought in 35 Years Hits Haitian Agriculture Hard

    16 Feb 2016- 08:43 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre Since the beginning of 2015, Haiti has faced the worst drought in the last 35 years, reports the National Coordination for Food Security (CNSA). The phenomenon "El Niño", which ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2016 - 08:43

  10. Drought Leaves 3.6 Million Haitians Food Insecure: WFP

    10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Three years of drought, exacerbated by the El Niño weather phenomenon, have left some 3.6 million Haitians facing food insecurity, 1.5 million of them severely food insecure, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2016 - 10:09

  11. Simple Interventions Effective at Preventing UN Peacekeepers From Spreading Cholera

    27 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW HAVEN, CT, United States Simple, inexpensive interventions could help the United Nations prevent the spread of cholera by its peacekeepers, as occurred in Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2016 - 10:01

  12. Humanitarian Situation in Haiti Has Deteriorated: UN

    19 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Despite significant progress over the past six years, the humanitarian situation in Haiti has been deteriorating in recent months, the United Nations warned this week. “Despite the progre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/26/2016 - 18:13

  13. On Sixth Anniversary of Quake, Ban Calls on World to “Stand With Haitians”

    12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to “st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2016 - 10:01

  14. IADB Provides $42 Million for Natural Disaster Mitigation in Haiti

    18 Dec 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Antigua Observer The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) announced on Wednesday that it is providing a US$42 million grant to Haiti to help improve natural disaster mitigation. Climate Development ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2015 - 08:56

  15. Cuba’s INRH Expects to Complete $11 Million Worth of Infrastructure Projects This Year

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) expects to complete $11.4 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments by the end of the year, according to the agency’s director of i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

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