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  1. Reins at the UN: Guterres

    7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Antonio Guterres, former head of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has been confirmed as the next UN Secretary General by the UN Security Council. The UN Gener ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2016 - 11:46

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Haiti Needs $900 Million to Improve Port-au-Prince Water, Sewage Services

    6 Apr 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Haiti will need $900 million USD to build the necessary infrastructure to improve potable water and sewage services in Port-au-Prince, according to Benito Dumay, head of the country’s Wate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2016 - 10:23

  5. Cholera Still Killing Dozens of People Each Month in Haiti

    4 Mar 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Associated Press So far this year, cholera has sickened more than 6,000 and is killing an average of 37 people a month, according to the latest government figures. The persistence of the preventable d ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2016 - 10:07

  6. Without Better Water, Sanitation Access, Cholera Will Continue in Haiti

    27 Mar 2015- 09:59 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Thomson Reuters Foundation Cholera will continue to kill and infect Haitians as long as they lack access to clean water and sanitation, with a thousand new cases reported each week, health experts say. Acces ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:59

  7. Coalition Calls for More International Support to End Cholera on Hispaniola

    20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The Regional Coalition for Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola has called on the international community to step up efforts to end the epidemic in Haiti and th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/20/2015 - 09:16

  8. Haitian Plaintiffs Ask US Judge to Set Aside UN Immunity in Cholera Case

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2014 - 10:34

  9. US Judge Sets Hearing on UN Immunity in Haiti Cholera Outbreak

    13 Oct 2014- 10:40 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY France 24 Four years into the world’s worst ever cholera epidemic, Haitians are still seeking compensation from the United Nations, whose own experts have said it is “most likely” to blame for the dead ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2014 - 10:47

  10. World Bank Pledges $50 Million for Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    10 Oct 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank on October 9th pledged to provide $50 million USD for water and sanitation initiative in Haiti that will reach some 2 million people living in cholera hot spots. Al ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2014 - 10:40

  11. Rights Group Calls for WASH Focus During Haiti Donors Conference

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank, international donors and the Haitian government were urged to include an emphasis on WASH in schools during a donors’ conference in Washington, DC this week aimed a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2014 - 10:23

  12. 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

  13. UN Has “Moral Responsibility” to Help Haiti Tackle Cholera Outbreak: Secretary-General

    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, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2014 - 10:11

  14. 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

  15. UN Cites Significant Gains in Fight Against Cholera in Haiti

    5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States There have been significant gains in the fight against the cholera outbreak in Haiti, a top United Nations official said last week. The UN will continue to support the government’s e ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2014 - 10:00

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