Disasters

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  • 27 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States A lawyer representing five Haitian cholera victims and their families last week asked a US district court judge to lift the United Nations’ legal immunity so that the international body can be held responsible for the cholera
  • 4 Sep 2014- 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden At Stockholm’s 24th World World Water Week, OOSKAnews CEO David Duncan spoke with Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Senior Director for the World Bank Group’s Global Water Practice, to discuss the interrelationships between water and other sectors,
  • 4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden US-based multinational food and beverage corporation PepsiCo announced during World Water Week in Stockholm that it has developed a new data management and modeling tool, Hydro-BID, in partnership with the Inter-American Development
  • 14 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations has “a moral responsibility” to help Haiti fight the cholera epidemic that has killed nearly 9,000 people and sickened more than 700,000 over the past four years, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said this
  • 27 May 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre Dinotec, a Spanish company of water engineering, located in Andalusia, will bring its technology to the people of Haiti, especially in the city of Jacmel, where it will supply, install and put into operation a water treatment plant
  • 14 Apr 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report TAIPEI Focus Taiwan A Taiwan government-funded agency and a Taiwanese charity group have helped establish a water supply system in Haiti to offer local residents easier access to water for daily use and crop irrigation. The cooperation project, operated by
  • 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 of the successes of the post-disaster relief