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  1. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and Agr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  2. UN Urges Haiti to Adopt Good Environmental, Agricultural Practices

    8 Jun 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre As part of World Environment Day, the United Nations in Haiti reiterated their support to Haiti in its commitments to increase good environmental and agricultural practices. Access Climate ...

    Local Press Report - 06/08/2016 - 08:37

  3. IADB Provides $42 Million for Natural Disaster Mitigation in Haiti

    18 Dec 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Antigua Observer The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) announced on Wednesday that it is providing a US$42 million grant to Haiti to help improve natural disaster mitigation. Climate Development ...

    Local Press Report - 12/18/2015 - 08:56

  4. Haiti Hit by Deadly Flooding

    13 Nov 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Global Research Torrential rains pummeled Haiti’s North for over five days last week, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, causing flooding that killed over a dozen people and affected some 6,000 more. Many agric ...

    Local Press Report - 11/13/2014 - 10:14

  5. 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

  6. UN Secretary General Served in Haiti Cholera Case

    23 Jun 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report NEW YORK Digital Journal United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon was served with a complaint as part of a Brooklyn federal lawsuit against Moon and the United Nations brought on behalf of more than 1,500 Haiti ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2014 - 10:03

  7. USAID Provides $4 Million to Haitian Drought Suffers

    25 Apr 2014- 09:54 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Star-Telegram The American government has awarded $4 million to help Haitian families hurt by a drought in the Caribbean nation's northwest. The U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince said Thursday that ...

    Local Press Report - 04/25/2014 - 09:54

  8. Haiti Still Struggling With Cholera

    21 Apr 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report CHAPOTEAU Altanta Blackstar For three years, the United Nations has refused to address whether its peacekeepers brought a deadly strain of cholera to Haiti, insisting instead that it was more important to help the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2014 - 09:53

  9. Haiti Now Facing Extreme Drought

    20 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Al Jazeera A state of emergency has been declared across northeastern Haiti. This is a country where 78 per cent of the population lives below the poverty level. A severe drought is wiping out sorely ...

    Local Press Report - 03/20/2014 - 10:13

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Source of Haiti Cholera Still Being Debated

    29 Aug 2013- 10:10 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE SciDev.net The dispute between scientists over the origins of the cholera epidemic in Haiti has been further fuelled by two conflicting reports. One report published this month argues that the epidem ...

    Local Press Report - 08/29/2013 - 10:10

  14. Haitian Prime Minister Reviews River Infrastructure Projects

    12 Aug 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE The Sentinel The Prime Minister of the Republic conducted a supervisory visit to the municipality of Baradères in the Nippes Department on Friday where a series of infrastructure projects are underwa ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2013 - 10:01

  15. UN Responsible for Haiti Cholera Outbreak; Yale Study

    8 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU_PRINCE CBS News The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti should be held accountable for introducing cholera into the Caribbean nation, a Yale University report said Tuesday. In the report "Peace ...

    Local Press Report - 08/08/2013 - 10:14

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