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  1. UN Agencies Launch Cholera Vaccination Campaign in Matthew-Hit Parts of Haiti

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN agencies including the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week launched a cholera v ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  2. UN Inaugurates Water Supply System in Haiti

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY UN News Centre As part of its quick impact projects, the United Nations mission Haiti has inaugurated a new water supply system which is expected to provide for more than 13,800 people – more than half ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:32

  3. Funding for Cholera Effort Key for Development in Haiti: UNICEF

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Funding to prevent the spread of cholera in Haiti is crucial to development in the country, Marc Vincent, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative for Haiti, said last w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2016 - 11:46

  4. Ban Ki-Moon Acknowledges UN Role in Haiti Cholera, Agency Maintains Position of Legal Immunity

    18 Aug 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The office of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this week acknowledged for the first time that the United Nations played a role in Haiti’s cholera outbreak, and that a “significant n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2016 - 10:07

  5. UN Suppressed Internal Report on Haiti Cholera Scandal

    12 Aug 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Fox News While the United Nations touted its efforts in Haiti aimed at ending the world’s worst modern cholera epidemic-- a calamity many experts assert the U.N. itself caused-- U.N. peacekeepers were ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2016 - 09:47

  6. Red Cross Defends Its Efforts in Haiti

    22 Jun 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY New York Times Only 9 percent went for management, general and fund-raising expenses, sometimes called overhead. The rest went for costs vital to providing humanitarian aid. These costs include paying ...

    Local Press Report - 06/22/2016 - 08:41

  7. On Sixth Anniversary of Quake, Ban Calls on World to “Stand With Haitians”

    12 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community to “st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/12/2016 - 10:01

  8. Cholera on the Rise in Haiti: UN

    8 May 2015- 09:09 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY AFP A deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti that experts say was introduced by UN peacekeepers from Nepal is on the rise, with hundreds of new cases registered weekly, a UN official said Thursday. Developmen ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2015 - 09:10

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. US Judge Sets Hearing on UN Immunity in Haiti Cholera Outbreak

    13 Oct 2014- 10:40 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY France 24 Four years into the world’s worst ever cholera epidemic, Haitians are still seeking compensation from the United Nations, whose own experts have said it is “most likely” to blame for the dead ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2014 - 10:47

  12. 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

  13. UN Cites Significant Gains in Fight Against Cholera in Haiti

    5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States There have been significant gains in the fight against the cholera outbreak in Haiti, a top United Nations official said last week. The UN will continue to support the government’s e ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2014 - 10:00

  14. Haiti Cholera Victims File New Lawsuit Against UN

    14 Mar 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Some 1,500 victims of the Haitian cholera epidemic filed a new class action lawsuit against the United Nations in US federal court this week. They are demanding that the UN pay them ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/14/2014 - 10:07

  15. UN Should Compensate Haiti Cholera Victims: Human Rights Expert

    4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The United Nations should provide victims of the massive cholera outbreak in Haiti with  “full compensation,” and those responsible should be punished, according to Gustavo Gallon, the UN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2014 - 10:24

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