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  1. Climate Change Crises Under-reported By Mainstream Media

    24 Feb 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media. International ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:46

  2. Funding For Drinking Water Supply In Northern Haiti

    12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and r ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:28

  3. World Bank Water Project Benefits 50,000 Haitian Families

    23 Apr 2018- 10:04 by Local Press Report PORT AU PRINCE Devdiscourse Five communes in the southern department will benefit from rehabilitation works and extension of potable water infrastructure, which aim to increase access to vital liquid and improve sa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2018 - 10:04

  4. US Announces “Global Water Strategy”. Does Your Country Get a Mention? What, no Pakistan? No Yemen?

    16 Nov 2017- 14:15 by OOSKAnews Info Washington, DC The aid agency of the USA has released a strategy document regarding the country’s vision of a “more water-secure world…where people and nations have the water they need to be healthy, prosperous, and re ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/16/2017 - 14:23

  5. IDB: $65 Million USD for WASH in Haiti

    1 Nov 2017- 10:34 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Caribbean News Now Haiti will improve drinking water and sanitation services in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area, as well as in rural areas, in particular those affected by Hurricane Matthew, with ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2017 - 10:34

  6. China's "Silk Road" Stretches to Haiti

    4 Sep 2017- 11:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Telesur The People's Republic of China is preparing to carry through with plans to invest a massive US$30 billion in developing Haiti's infrastructure, including power plants, sanitation wor ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2017 - 11:14

  7. UN Touts Anti-Cholera Initiative in Haiti

    27 Apr 2017- 06:52 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE United Nations News Centre Since 2010, the cholera epidemic in Haiti has directly affected 805,000 people and taken the lives of more than 9,480 [official figures as of 11 March 2017]. The UN-backed ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2017 - 12:40

  8. UN Inaugurates Water Project in Haiti

    14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE United Nations News Centre Sandra Honoré, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Haiti and Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), inaugurated on ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2016 - 10:19

  9. UN Agencies Launch Cholera Vaccination Campaign in Matthew-Hit Parts of Haiti

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN agencies including the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week launched a cholera v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  10. Ancient Cholera Strain Likely Present In Haiti Since Colonial Times: Study

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Tech Times A recent study from researchers at University of Florida's Emerging Pathogens Institute has it that a non-virulent Vibrio cholerae O1 strain could be present in Haitian aquatic environ ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  11. GlobalMedic Provides Clean Drinking Water in Haiti

    26 Oct 2016- 08:34 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Relief Web Since Oct 6, GlobalMedic’s Rapid Response Team has been installing and distributing water purification units in communities surrounding Les Cayes, serving over 4,000 people. A second Rapid ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2016 - 08:34

  12. United Nations Launches Haiti Emergency Appeal

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Ban’s appeal f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  13. 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

  14. Haiti Cholera Victims Protest Against UN

    15 Sep 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Jamaica Observer Around 100 Haitian cholera victims protested Monday in front of the presidential palace demanding that the Government obtain damages from the United Nations, whose peacekeepers are b ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2016 - 08:26

  15. Haiti Cholera Surges Again as Funding Vanishes

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Fox News U.N.-led foreign funding has dried up for Haiti's fight against cholera, thought to have been introduced by Nepali peacekeepers, has triggered a reduction in prevention and treatment se ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2016 - 10:07

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