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  1. Funding For Drinking Water Supply In Northern Haiti

    12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and r ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:28

  2. United Nations Launches Haiti Emergency Appeal

    12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced on 10th October a $120 million USD appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Ban’s appeal f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 10:50

  3. UN to Donate $181 million USD to Haiti for Cholera Epidemic Relief

    3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations announced on September 29th that it will donate $181 million USD to help Haiti deal with the country’s continuing cholera epidemic, and will provide an equal amoun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2016 - 10:15

  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. EU Provides Another $43.5 Million in Aid to Haiti

    2 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The European Union is providing an additional $43.5 million USD in cash aid for drought-stricken Haiti. The funds include nearly $14 million USD to supply food and drinking water to more t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 10:15

  6. US Announces New Funding for Drought-Affected Households in Haiti

    22 Apr 2016- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The US Embassy has announced additional funding to help Haitian households affected by the three-year-old regional drought. "The US stands steadfast with Haitian families to provide ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2016 - 11:21

  7. American Red Cross May Not Be Able to Account for Spending in Haiti

    23 Jul 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The American Red Cross may not be able to account for how it spent the nearly half a billion dollars in donations it raised for humanitarian relief and rebuilding efforts in Haiti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2015 - 10:16

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Despite Progress, Haiti Still Lacks Resources to Improve Water, Sanitation and Eliminate Cholera

    20 Feb 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA, GA, United States Despite improvements in Haiti’s public health infrastructure in the five years since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated the island nation, the country still faces a major shortage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2015 - 10:59

  11. Haitian Cholera Victims to Appeal Dismissal of Lawsuit Against the UN

    28 Jan 2015- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Attorneys representing thousands of Haitians who contracted cholera from UN peacekeepers on the island are preparing to appeal a New York district court's ruling that the Unite ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2015 - 10:27

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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