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  1. Oxfam Haiti Rapes: British Executive Resigns

    12 Feb 2018- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, UK BBC, London Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned over the handling of a sex scandal involving aid workers. The charity is accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims staff used p ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 02/12/2018 - 10:30

  2. 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

  3. EU Provided $16 Million for Humanitarian Assistance in Haiti Through ECHO II

    15 Jun 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report PORT AU PRINCE Haiti Libre The service of the European Commission to the Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) ll provide $16 million of humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable Haitians by the end of ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2015 - 09:23

  4. American Red Cross Responds to Criticism of Its Work in Haiti

    8 Jun 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The American Red Cross this week responded to a recent report that questioned its use of the $500 million USD in donations it raised to help rebuild Haiti in the wake of the devast ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2015 - 10:39

  5. Haitian Cholera Cases Three Times Higher in 2015

    22 Apr 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti Haiti has recorded three times as many cholera cases in the first quarter of 2015-- 11,414, with 105 deaths-- than it did in the same period in 2014, according to new statistics from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2015 - 10:04

  6. Haiti Floods Kill Six, Displace Hundreds

    8 Apr 2015- 10:05 by Local Press Report PORT AU PRINCE Jamaica Gleaner At least six people have died and several thousand homes flooded as Haiti’s rainy season continues to bring suffering on the people of this French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2015 - 10:05

  7. 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

  8. UN Warns That Haiti Cholera Will Worsen Without More Funds to Fight Disease

    23 Jan 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report PORT AU PRINCE South China Morning Post A United Nations envoy warned that cholera deaths in Haiti will surge and spread to other countries unless more funds are found to battle the epidemic. More than 8,330 people ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2014 - 10:06

  9. Haiti Cholera Victims Threaten Lawsuit Against UN

    Lawyers for Boston-based Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti announced this week that Haitian cholera victims have givien the United Nations an ultimatum: start talks concerning perhaps billions in compensation in the next 60 days or face a lawsu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  10. Doctors Without Borders Raises Alarm About Cholera in Haiti

    13 Mar 2013- 10:09 by Local Press Report PORT AU PRINCE Haiti Libre A few weeks before the beginning of the rainy season [April to November], synonymous of resurgence of cholera in Haiti, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) visited more ...

    Local Press Report - 03/13/2013 - 10:15

  11. Haiti Announces New Cholera Elimination Plan, Calls for New Funding

    The Haitian government last week announced its new $2.2 billion USD plan to eliminate cholera from the island of Hispaniola (which includes Haiti and the Dominican Republic). It quickly received support from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  12. Swiss, Haiti Agreement to Improve Drinking Water Service for 150,000 People

    2 Jan 2013- 09:16 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti Libre The recent financial assistance agreement signed between the Swiss Ambassador, Edita Vokral, Jacques Rousseau, Minister of Public Works and Engineering Lionel Joseph Duvalsaint, CEO of the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  13. UN Launches $144 Million Humanitarian Appeal for Haiti

    18 Dec 2012- 09:16 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE McClatchy The United Nations on Tuesday will launch a $144 million USD appeal to fund humanitarian programs that aid officials here say is urgently needed to help Haiti cope with the ongoing effects ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  14. Haiti to Call for $2 Billion USD in Aid for Cholera

    30 Nov 2012- 08:21 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE The Guardian Haiti is to call upon the international community for more than $2 billion USD to fight cholera amid growing evidence that the world's worst epidemic was started by UN peacekeepers. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

  15. Haiti Cholera On the Rise After Hurricane Sandy

    21 Nov 2012- 09:29 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE infosurhoy The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Haitian officials have reported 3,593 cases of cholera since Hurricane Sandy passed over the nation in October. IOM spokesman Jumbe ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2013 - 22:27

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