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UN Admits Role in Haiti Cholera Outbreak for First Time Ever

PORT-AU-PRINCE , August 19, 2016- The United Nations has admitted for the first time that its peacekeepers in Haiti played a role in the outbreak of the cholera epidemic in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake that sent the poverty-stricken Caribbean nation into a tailspin.
  • Published in Health

OAS urges action to guarantee elections in Haiti

WASHINGTON, Aug 12, CMC – The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) has called on all Haitian political and social actors to fully “assume their responsibilities and take all necessary measures to conclude the electoral process by holding free, fair and transparent elections on October 9.”

Tackling Cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Jul 27, CMC – “Wash my hands before eating and nursing the baby, wash my hands after relieving myself, use Aquatabs to purify the water…” and so, Sherline Deus lists the steps she must take to protect herself and her children from cholera in the town of Grand Bois, located in in north-eastern Haiti, near the country’s border with the Dominican Republic.
  • Published in Health
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