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  1. UNGA: More on Climate and Disease

    28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Government representatives from a number of developing and least developed countries have spoken at the General Assembly of the United Nations about challenges related to water. A n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2016 - 10:15

  2. Study Looks at “Hidden Sicknesses” That Impede Haiti’s Cholera Elimination Efforts

    25 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANN ARBOR, MI, United States Although the prevalence of cholera in Haiti has been falling since the epidemic began five years ago, a host of “hidden sicknesses” are impeding efforts to eliminate the disease fr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 11:32

  3. 70,000 People in Eastern Cuba Receive Potable Water Via Tankers

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Some 70,000 residents in Cuba’s Santiago de Cuba province, which has been hit hard by severe drought, are now currently receiving potable water via tanker trucks, according to National Water Resou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. American Red Cross Under Scutiny Over Fate of $500 Million in Donations for Haiti

    4 Jun 2015- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The American Red Cross raised almost $500 million USD to help rebuild Haiti in the wake of the devastating January 2010 earthquake, yet little of that money has actually gone towar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 11:54

  7. World Water Week: OOSKAnews Conversation With World Bank's Junaid Ahmad

    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 interrela ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2014 - 10:36

  8. EU Provides Funds for Local Projects in Haiti

    31 Jul 2014- 09:15 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre Friday, as part of a pilot project, the program "Support to Governance and Local Investment" (AGIL), funded by the European Union (EU), proceeded to the signature of subsidy con ...

    Local Press Report - 07/31/2014 - 09:15

  9. UN Groups Warn of Need to Include Environmental Factors in Humanitarian Aid

    28 Jul 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Environmental considerations should be taken into account at the earliest possible moment of humanitarian action, according to a new study undertaken for the joint United Nations Environmen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2014 - 10:00

  10. Ban Ki-Moon Calls for Increased Efforts to Ensure Water, Sanitation Access in Haiti

    15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE United Nations News Center Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for intensified efforts to ensure access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation in Haiti, as he launched a new United Nat ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2014 - 10:25

  11. UN: Eliminating Cholera in Haiti Requires “Urgent Interventions” in Water, Sanitation

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti With only 17 percent of the Haitian population having access to sanitation services and about half with access to safe drinking water, eliminating cholera from the country will be “impossi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  12. Water Production Drops 20 Percent in Dominican Republic Due to Drought

    28 Mar 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Water production in the Dominican Republic has dropped by 20 percent due to seasonal drought, according to Alejandro Montas, director of the Santo Domingo Water and Sewerage C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/28/2014 - 10:14

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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