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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Rapid Response Mechanism Key for Eliminating Cholera in Haiti: UN

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti A rapid response mechanism is crucial to eliminating cholera in Haiti-- but funding for the response is running out, warned Mourad Wahba, Deputy Special Representative for the UN Stabiliz ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 11:47

  6. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior Uni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  7. 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

  8. US Provides $11 Million to WFP for Drought Assistance in Haiti

    8 Jun 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The United States, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), this week provided $11 million USD to assist the World Food Program’s (WFP) emergency drought operation in H ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 10:27

  9. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  10. IDA Provides $50 Million Grant for Clean Water, Sanitation in Haiti

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON,DC, United States The World Bank Board of Directors last week announced approval of a $50 million USD International Development Association (IDA) grant to increase access to clean water and sanitati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  11. 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

  12. 3.5 Million in Central America Face Hunger Due to El Niño: Oxfam America

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting at least 7 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean, who are facing floods and water and food shortages, relief group Oxfam said th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

  13. 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

  14. IADB, AECID Provide $160 Million for Drinking Water in Port-au-Prince

    29 Mar 2016- 08:37 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in partnership with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID $65 million) and the Organization of Petroleum Expor ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2016 - 08:37

  15. 42 Percent of Haitian Population Lacks Drinking Water Access

    23 Mar 2016- 08:23 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre As part of World Water Day, celebrated this Tuesday, March 22, the UN in Haiti reiterate their support for the country in its efforts to improve access of the population to safe drinking ...

    Local Press Report - 03/23/2016 - 08:23

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