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  1. Haiti Cholera Elimination Committee Notes Fewer Deaths in 2015

    15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Although there was an increase in cholera cases in Haiti this year compared to the previous year, the number of fatalities from the water-borne disease was down, participants heard at the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:17

  2. IADB Provides $22 Million to Increase Potable Water Production in Haiti

    7 Dec 2015- 08:31 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre As part of strengthening of the production of drinking water in the metropolitan area, a financing agreement of $22 million from the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has been signed ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2015 - 08:32

  3. Cuba Implements National Ant-Drought Program

    18 Nov 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuban water authorities are implementing a national program to combat the effects of ongoing regional drought, which is particularly impacting the island’s eastern provinces of Guantanamo and Sanc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2015 - 10:05

  4. Haiti Issues Red Alert Due to Cholera Surge

    19 Oct 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Haitian officials issued a red alert last week due to a surge in cholera cases in the country. The Ministry of Health said that as of September 30th, there had been 22,511 new infections ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2015 - 10:00

  5. UN Failing Haiti Cholera Victims: Amnesty International

    14 Oct 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The United Nations is “miserably failing” victims of the cholera epidemic in Haiti, rights watchdog Amnesty International said this week. “The UN must not just wash its hands of the human s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2015 - 10:06

  6. Irrigation Channels Rehabilitated in Haiti

    17 Sep 2015- 08:30 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre Yesterday, in Camp Perrin, newly rehabilitated irrigation channels were inaugurated. The rehabilitation of these channels in Avezac (South) will allow an increase in the cultivated area o ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2015 - 08:30

  7. Drought, Crop Losses Deal Heavy Blow to Haitian Economy: IMF

    16 Sep 2015- 08:36 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Public Finance International A drought and serious crop losses in Haiti have hit the country’s economy hard, the International Monetary Fund has concluded. Growth is forecast to be between 1% and 2% ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2015 - 08:36

  8. One-Quarter of Haitian Children Have Intestinal Parasites

    1 Sep 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti About a quarter of Haitian children aged 6 to 15 suffer from some type of intestinal parasite, according to a survey released this week by the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Populat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2015 - 10:03

  9. Drought Could Lead to Food Crisis in Haiti: WFP

    27 Aug 2015- 09:00 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Voice of America A severe drought in Haiti has led to acute water shortages, shriveled harvests and raised food prices, weakening the fragile food supply and worsening hunger among the poor, the U.N. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/27/2015 - 09:00

  10. Cholera, Climate Change, Migration Worsen Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti

    20 Aug 2015- 08:43 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE AFP Climate change, cholera and the return of thousands of emigrants from the neighboring Dominican Republican are fueling a humanitarian crisis in Haiti, the UN has warned. Among these pressures is ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2015 - 08:43

  11. US Presidential Candidate Says UN Should Take Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Outbreak

    18 Aug 2015- 08:35 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC CNN Cholera in Haiti has now infected upward of 700,000 people, and has claimed the lives of nearly 10,000.The outbreak perplexed public health experts. Cholera had not been documented in Haiti in 100 ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2015 - 08:36

  12. World Bank Grants $55 Million for Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    24 Jul 2015- 09:37 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre This week Wilson Laleau, the Minister of Economy and Finance and Mary Barton Dock, representative of the World Bank signed two grant agreements totaling $55 million US dollars. $50 millio ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2015 - 09:37

  13. American Red Cross May Not Be Able to Account for Spending in Haiti

    23 Jul 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The American Red Cross may not be able to account for how it spent the nearly half a billion dollars in donations it raised for humanitarian relief and rebuilding efforts in Haiti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2015 - 10:16

  14. Haitian-American Groups Send Letter on Cholera to UN Secretary General

    10 Jul 2015- 10:01 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Miami Herald More than 150 Haitian-American organizations and prominent personalities including Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat and Illinois State Senator Kwame Raoul have signed a letter ur ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2015 - 10:01

  15. WHO Warns of Cholera Threat Around the Globe, Calls for Use of Oral Vaccines

    7 Jul 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Cholera is a major public health threat throughout the world, and the oral cholera vaccine is an effective tool for controlling outbreaks of the water-borne disease, the World Health Organiz ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2015 - 10:38

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