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  1. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  2. Haiti Issues Red Alert Due to Cholera Surge

    19 Oct 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Haitian officials issued a red alert last week due to a surge in cholera cases in the country. The Ministry of Health said that as of September 30th, there had been 22,511 new infections ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2015 - 10:00

  3. WHO Warns of Cholera Threat Around the Globe, Calls for Use of Oral Vaccines

    7 Jul 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Cholera is a major public health threat throughout the world, and the oral cholera vaccine is an effective tool for controlling outbreaks of the water-borne disease, the World Health Organiz ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/07/2015 - 10:38

  4. 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

  5. PepsiCo, IADB Launch New Data Management Tool

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden US-based multinational food and beverage corporation PepsiCo announced during World Water Week in Stockholm that it has developed a new data management and modeling tool, Hydro-BID, in partner ...

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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Nineteen Latin American Countries Sign Agreement Promising Universal Water and Sanitation

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Representatives of 19 Latin America and Caribbean countries signed a declaration promising universal water and sanitation during the third Latin American Sanitation Conference (LATINOSAN) he ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05