Disasters

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  • 22 Apr 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti Haiti has recorded three times as many cholera cases in the first quarter of 2015-- 11,414, with 105 deaths-- than it did in the same period in 2014, according to new statistics from the Ministry of Public Health and Population.
  • Nearly a week after Hurricane Sandy hit the US East Coast, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe issued a plea for more relief aid for the storm that caused 54 deaths and 20 injuries in his country, with 20 people still missing.
  • The death toll left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which tore through the Caribbean late last week, has been raised to 65 across the region, with Haiti having the largest number of deaths at 51. However, officials expect this number could continue to rise.
  • 24 Feb 2011- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE The cholera outbreak in Haiti, which first began in October 2010 and has killed some 3,600 people, has not yet peaked, according to a new report released earlier this month by Haitian and United States researchers. This is despite
  • 11 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAITI, PORT-AU-PRINCE One year has passed since the devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake shook Haiti, destroying infrastructure and killing more than 200,000 people, and much remains to be done in the rebuild, in particular the construction and