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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 70,000 People in Eastern Cuba Receive Potable Water Via Tankers

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Some 70,000 residents in Cuba’s Santiago de Cuba province, which has been hit hard by severe drought, are now currently receiving potable water via tanker trucks, according to National Water Resou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

  6. Cuba’s INRH Expects to Complete $11 Million Worth of Infrastructure Projects This Year

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuba’s National Hydraulic Resources Institute (INRH) expects to complete $11.4 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments by the end of the year, according to the agency’s director of i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

  7. Cuba Implements National Ant-Drought Program

    18 Nov 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAVANA, Cuba Cuban water authorities are implementing a national program to combat the effects of ongoing regional drought, which is particularly impacting the island’s eastern provinces of Guantanamo and Sanc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2015 - 10:05

  8. 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

  9. One-Quarter of Haitian Children Have Intestinal Parasites

    1 Sep 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti About a quarter of Haitian children aged 6 to 15 suffer from some type of intestinal parasite, according to a survey released this week by the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Populat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2015 - 10:03

  10. Cholera Won’t Be Eradicated From Haiti Until Water, Sanitation Issues Are Addressed: UN Official

    2 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The cholera outbreak in Haiti is currently under control, but the disease will not be eradicated from the country until the government and international donors give a higher priority to im ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2015 - 10:28

  11. American Red Cross Under Scutiny Over Fate of $500 Million in Donations for Haiti

    4 Jun 2015- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The American Red Cross raised almost $500 million USD to help rebuild Haiti in the wake of the devastating January 2010 earthquake, yet little of that money has actually gone towar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 11:54

  12. World Bank Provides $50 Million to Fight Cholera in Haiti

    29 May 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank on May 27th approved $50 million USD, in the form of an International Development Association (IDA) grant, to improve access to clean water and sanitation for some ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2015 - 10:16

  13. UN Official Warns That Haiti Cholera Outbreak Is Falling Off the International Radar

    15 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria The cholera outbreak in Haiti has fallen off the international agenda, but the epidemic remains “a humanitarian emergency” that should not be forgotten, a UN official said this week. In an edit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2015 - 05:32

  14. 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

  15. 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

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