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  1. 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

  2. Dominican Republic Investigates Illegal Medications Amid Water-Borne Disease Outbreak

    6 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic The Dominican Republic’s Health Ministry has ordered that four drugs used to treat waterborne diseases like dengue, as well as other infections, be withdrawn from the market af ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2013 - 10:01

  3. Worldwide Water Crisis Is About Distribution, Not Scarcity: Forum

    21 Nov 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The water crisis that millions of people worldwide are currently facing is rarely about absolute water scarcity, but rather is an issue of economic scarcity resulting in problems ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2013 - 10:17

  4. 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

  5. Full Implementation of Haiti’s Cholera Elimination Plan Would Improve Overall Health

    25 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Full implementation of Haiti and the Dominican Republic’s recently announced 10-year plan to eliminate cholera from Hispaniola would not only tackle cholera but would also elimina ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2013 - 10:12

  6. Haitian Factories Lack Water, Sanitation Services

    18 Oct 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Canadian Safety Reporter Haiti's garment factories are unsafe for their workers, often lacking marked fire exits, safe drinking water and sufficient toilets, a labour group says. A study by the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2013 - 10:14

  7. Haitians File Lawsuit Against UN Over Cholera Outbreak

    10 Oct 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Human rights activists representing five Haitian families filed a lawsuit against the United Nations in New York federal court on October 9. The lawsuit claims the UN is responsible ...

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

  8. 77 Cholera Cases Found in Mexico's Hidalgo State After Hurricanes

    8 Oct 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The Mexican government has confirmed a cholera outbreak in Hidalgo state in the wake of flooding from hurricanes Ingrid and Manuel last month. Seventy-seven cases have been registered, and o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2013 - 11:56

  9. US Has Opportunity to Focus on Improving Water, Sanitation in Haiti to Fight Cholera: CSIS

    11 Sep 2013- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US government has an opportunity to “strengthen its commitment to Haiti through the provision of safe drinking water and improved sanitation facilities,” to fight the country’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2013 - 10:31

  10. 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

  11. UN Considers Reducing Peacekeeping Force in Haiti

    21 Aug 2013- 09:52 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Missoulian Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended a 15 percent reduction in the number of U.N. troops in Haiti on Tuesday and an examination of whether the beleaguered peacekeeping operation remains ...

    Local Press Report - 08/21/2013 - 09:52

  12. Residents Warn of Water, Sanitation Crisis Along Dominican-Haitian Border

    14 Aug 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Residents of the Dominican Republic’s border province of Montecristi are "desperate" for water, and their sanitation system is on the verge of collapse. In the provi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2013 - 10:17

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Cholera Could Become Endemic in Haiti Without Proper Funding

    29 Jul 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Inter Press Service Lack of financing for a 10-year eradication plan means that cholera will likely be endemic to Haiti for years to come. Cholera spreads via contaminated food, water and fecal matte ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2013 - 10:13