Earthquake/CHOLERA

Articles and image gallery from the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti

UN Haiti cholera fund still falls short despite British aid

March 18, 2017
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UN Haiti cholera fund still falls short despite British aid

‘We will continue our efforts to mobilize the funds necessary to this new approach to cholera in Haiti in order to diminish the incidence of cholera in the country,’ UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric says By Agence France-Presse Published Fri, Mar 17, 2017 11:13 PM CHOLERA OUTBREAK. Patients with cholera symptoms receive medical attention in...
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U.N. secretary general: Time for peacekeeping mission in Haiti to end

March 17, 2017
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U.N. secretary general: Time for peacekeeping mission in Haiti to end

A UN Peacekeeper takes cover behind Haiti National Police officers while demonstrators throw rocks, during a protest against the country’s electoral council to mark the 25th anniversary of first democratic election in 1990, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Dieu Nalio Chery AP By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com It’s time for the United Nations’ 2,300 blue-helmet soldiers in...
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Mission of Hope Completes 90 More New Homes in Haiti

March 16, 2017
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Mission of Hope Completes 90 More New Homes in Haiti

AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mission of Hope (MOH) and a group of Arbonne consultants joined together in Minoterie, Haiti today to celebrate the completion of 90 new homes for families displaced by the 2010 earthquake. Minoterie has a high homeless population, as many families were dropped here after the tragic...
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UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945

March 11, 2017
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UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945

The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria. Unicef has already warned 1.4m...
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U.N. pullout looms in Haiti as U.S. presses for cuts

March 10, 2017
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U.N. pullout looms in Haiti as U.S. presses for cuts

CITE SOLEIL, Haiti — A few dozen Brazilian troops wearing the blue helmets of the U.N. military force stroll through a dense warren of shacks in Haiti’s most notorious slum, facing no greater threat than a few barking dogs along some of the same streets where pitched gunbattles between gangs and peacekeepers used to...
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Haiti: Humanitarian Situation Report – February 2017

March 8, 2017
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Haiti: Humanitarian Situation Report – February 2017

Situation in Numbers 3,200,000 total people affected (OCHA-HNO) 1,100,000 /# of children in need of humanitarian assistance (UNICEF) 1,600,000 /# of adults in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA-HNO) 41,421 suspected cholera cases and 447 fatalities (MSPP – 1 Jan to 24 Dec 2016) of which approximately 50 children under five years old (UNICEF) 12,000...
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Hurricane Matthew: UN seeks backing for $2.7bn Haiti recovery plan- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

March 7, 2017
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Hurricane Matthew: UN seeks backing for $2.7bn Haiti recovery plan- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

By: James Richards 7 Mar 17 The United Nations has called for $2.7bn to support the recovery of Haiti, which suffered widespread damage during Hurricane Matthew six months ago. The call comes as the 5th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas conference opens in Montreal, Canada, later today. Robert Glasser, the...
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Haiti: Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 35 (04 March 2017)

March 6, 2017
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Haiti: Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 35 (04 March 2017)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Published on 04 Mar 2017 — View Original Download PDF (294.62 KB) Main Points In the five months after Hurricane Matthew struck southwestern Haiti on 4 October 2016, humanitarian partners reached over 1,000,000 people with humanitarian assistance in the most affected regions of Grand’Anse, Sud and...
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Zika Makes Microcephaly 20 Times More Likely

March 5, 2017
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Zika Makes Microcephaly 20 Times More Likely

A new CDC report begins to quantify the devastating effects the virus has on children. Heloisa, who has a twin sister named Heloa, both 10 months old and both born with microcephaly, is pictured at her house in Areia, Paraiba state, Brazil on February 8, 2017. Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters Julie Beck Mar 4,...
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UN Fund to Fight Cholera in Haiti Hovers at 2 Percent of Goal

March 3, 2017
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UN Fund to Fight Cholera in Haiti Hovers at 2 Percent of Goal

VOA News: A demonstrator spray paints the message in Creole “We demand justice for all cholera victims” outside United Nations headquarters to protest the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 15, 2015. Late last year, the United Nations vowed to intensify the fight against a deadly cholera outbreak its peacekeepers inadvertently carried to...
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He survived eight days in the Haitian rubble. But what happened to Monley?

February 24, 2017
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He survived eight days in the Haitian rubble. But what happened to Monley?

Monley: ‘A sign of hope’ from Haiti 01:40 My Hero is a series profiling remarkable people around the world who have touched the lives of anchors and correspondents at CNN. Discover more over at CNN Heroes. (CNN)Amid devastation, hope. Haiti’s colossal earthquake of 2010 leveled entire neighborhoods, and the capital Port au Prince was...
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Former Alabama star Marcell Dareus makes donation, visit to help Haiti

February 23, 2017
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Former Alabama star Marcell Dareus makes donation, visit to help Haiti

Marcell Dareus always wanted to visit his father’s homeland of Haiti. The former Alabama Crimson Tide star is doing much more than that. According to a report from AL.com, the Buffalo Bills defensive tackle is in Haiti this week for a first-hand look at the conditions of the country, along with his $25,000 donation...
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New grant to help UNICEF strengthen efforts to tackle cholera

February 23, 2017
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New grant to help UNICEF strengthen efforts to tackle cholera

Ambassador of Japan to Haiti, Yoshiaki Hatta (left) and Marc Vincent, UNICEF Representative in Haiti, at the presentation by Japan of a donation of $2.6 million to help in the fight against cholera in Haiti. Photo: MINUSTAH/Pierre Cote 22 February 2017 – A new grant from the Government of Japan will allow the United...
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Haitian Government, UN and partners launch two-year plan aimed at saving lives, building resilience

February 8, 2017
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Haitian Government, UN and partners launch two-year plan aimed at saving lives, building resilience

UN News Centre In Jérémie, Haiti, children play at the Église Chrétienne Nan Lindy. Hundreds of people have sought temporary shelter at the church after countless homes were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. Photo: UNICEF/UN035877/LeMoyne 7 February 2017 – The United Nations together with relief organizations in Haiti have launched a two-year, $291 million response...
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Haiti seeking US$300m in aid

February 8, 2017
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Haiti seeking US$300m in aid

Haiti’s President-elect Jovenel Moise speaks to reporters in Petion-ville after his hearing at the public prosecutor’s office in Port-au-Prince on January 25, 2017. (Photo: AFP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Haiti needs nearly US$300 million to provide urgent assistance for its most vulnerable inhabitants, including those affected by Hurricane Matthew last October, the government and...
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UN undertakes ‘strategic assessment’ of Haiti

February 6, 2017
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UN undertakes ‘strategic assessment’ of Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, is leading a strategic assessment mission to Haiti in keeping with a United Nations Security Council Resolution. Ladsous, will during this stay here this week, represent the UN Secretary General at the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected President of Haiti,...
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Brazil withdrawing from Haiti UN mission in April

February 1, 2017
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Brazil withdrawing from Haiti UN mission in April

http://www.janes.com Brazil is beginning to withdraw its military contingent from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and plans to conclude the operation by 17 April. The Brazilian military contribution to MINUSTAH was planned to end in October 2016, but was extended for six months according to UN Security Council resolution 2313 on 13...
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Allen Lund Company’s Flatbed Office Donates Generously to Rebuilding Haiti

January 27, 2017
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Allen Lund Company’s Flatbed Office Donates Generously to Rebuilding Haiti

LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, CA – Premier transportation broker Allen Lund Company’s (ALC) Atlanta Flatbed office is assisting in ongoing efforts to rebuild Haiti. The company’s office is continuing to participate with Mission Haiti in efforts to provide building materials for the hurricane-devastated region. by Laura Hillen “The Allen Lund Company Flatbed office is proud...
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Massive distribution of building materials, three months after Matthew

January 23, 2017
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Massive distribution of building materials, three months after Matthew

MSF.ORG Jeanty Junior Augustin Distribution of aid packages by MSF in the most remote areas of Jérémie and Cayes After providing urgent medical care, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launches a building materials distribution campaign to benefit 10,000 families living in the remote mountains of Sud-Ouest, the island region most severely affected by Hurricane Matthew....
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Malaria champions unnerved by Trump uncertainty at crucial time

January 20, 2017
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Malaria champions unnerved by Trump uncertainty at crucial time

FILE PHOTO: A woman, 60, who is suffering from malaria rests in her house at Kagorwa Pygmy camp on Idjwi island in the Democratic Republic of Congo  (Copyright Reuters 2017) DAVOS, Switzerland –  When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will...
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