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  1. Haiti Cholera Victims File New Lawsuit Against UN

    14 Mar 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Some 1,500 victims of the Haitian cholera epidemic filed a new class action lawsuit against the United Nations in US federal court this week. They are demanding that the UN pay them ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/14/2014 - 10:07

  2. Haiti Cholera Epidemic a Major Threat to Latin America, Caribbean

    7 Mar 2014- 09:51 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE The Guardian Haiti needs a "Marshall plan" for water and sanitation to quell a cholera epidemic which poses a major threat to the Caribbean and Latin America, according to the UN assistant s ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2014 - 09:51

  3. UN Should Compensate Haiti Cholera Victims: Human Rights Expert

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The United Nations should provide victims of the massive cholera outbreak in Haiti with  “full compensation,” and those responsible should be punished, according to Gustavo Gallon, the UN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2014 - 10:24

  4. Haitian President Inaugurates New Water Purification Station in Grande Saline

    3 Mar 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre On Friday, President Michel Martelly, accompanied by Lionel Duvalsaint, Director of the National Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation (DINEPA), inaugurated in Grande Saline, in the d ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2014 - 10:11

  5. OCHA Highlights WASH Sector Successes in Haiti

    25 Feb 2014- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) last week released an informal report that highlighted the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector’s response as one ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2014 - 10:15

  6. 2014 Environmental Performance Index Looks at Wastewater Treatment for the First Time

    31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ( ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03

  7. UN Warns That Haiti Cholera Will Worsen Without More Funds to Fight Disease

    23 Jan 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report PORT AU PRINCE South China Morning Post A United Nations envoy warned that cholera deaths in Haiti will surge and spread to other countries unless more funds are found to battle the epidemic. More than 8,330 people ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2014 - 10:06

  8. Haiti to Improve Agricultural Productivity and Reduce Flooding With IADB Grant

    13 Dec 2013- 09:51 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of a $25 million grant for a water management program in the Artibonite basin in Haiti. The grant will ...

    Local Press Report - 12/13/2013 - 09:51

  9. Dominican Republic Investigates Illegal Medications Amid Water-Borne Disease Outbreak

    6 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic’s Health Ministry has ordered that four drugs used to treat waterborne diseases like dengue, as well as other infections, be withdrawn from the market af ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2013 - 10:01

  10. Worldwide Water Crisis Is About Distribution, Not Scarcity: Forum

    21 Nov 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The water crisis that millions of people worldwide are currently facing is rarely about absolute water scarcity, but rather is an issue of economic scarcity resulting in problems ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2013 - 10:17

  11. COP 19: Developing Countries Most at Risk from Climate Change’s Extreme Weather

    13 Nov 2013- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland All 10 of the nations at highest risk due to extreme weather from 1993-2012 are developing countries, with Haiti topping the list because of last year’s Superstorm Sandy, which left 200,000 peop ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/13/2013 - 10:28

  12. Full Implementation of Haiti’s Cholera Elimination Plan Would Improve Overall Health

    25 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Full implementation of Haiti and the Dominican Republic’s recently announced 10-year plan to eliminate cholera from Hispaniola would not only tackle cholera but would also elimina ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2013 - 10:12

  13. Haitian Factories Lack Water, Sanitation Services

    18 Oct 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Canadian Safety Reporter Haiti's garment factories are unsafe for their workers, often lacking marked fire exits, safe drinking water and sufficient toilets, a labour group says. A study by the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2013 - 10:14

  14. Haitians File Lawsuit Against UN Over Cholera Outbreak

    10 Oct 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Human rights activists representing five Haitian families filed a lawsuit against the United Nations in New York federal court on October 9. The lawsuit claims the UN is responsible ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2013 - 10:04

  15. 77 Cholera Cases Found in Mexico's Hidalgo State After Hurricanes

    8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The Mexican government has confirmed a cholera outbreak in Hidalgo state in the wake of flooding from hurricanes Ingrid and Manuel last month. Seventy-seven cases have been registered, and o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2013 - 11:56

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