Earthquake/CHOLERA

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General Assembly Adopts Resolution Committing to New Approach on Haiti Cholera Outbreak

December 17, 2016
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General Assembly Adopts Resolution Committing to New Approach on Haiti Cholera Outbreak

Delegates also Pass Text on Sport as Means to Promote Development, Peace GENERAL ASSEMBLY PLENARY SEVENTY-FIRST SESSION, 64TH MEETING (AM) GA/11878 16 DECEMBER 2016 Adopting two texts without a vote this morning, the General Assembly committed to implementing the Secretary-General’s newly presented approach to cholera in Haiti, with speakers welcoming the “long-anticipated” move and...
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A new approach to cholera in Haiti: Report by the Secretary-General (A/71/620)

December 13, 2016
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A new approach to cholera in Haiti: Report by the Secretary-General (A/71/620)

from UN General Assembly Published on 12 Dec 2016 — View Original Download PDF (336.78 KB) Summary On 19 August 2016, the Secretary-General announced a new approach by the United Nations to cholera in Haiti. In his accompanying public statement, he indicated that he deeply regrets the terrible suffering the people of Haiti have...
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Nearly 7 years after quake, 50,000 in Haiti still in camps

December 13, 2016
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Nearly 7 years after quake, 50,000 in Haiti still in camps

In this Dec. 2, 2016 photo, Adrienne St. Fume stands outside her shelter in the Delmas tent camp set up set up nearly seven years for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The mother of three said she figured the shack built of plywood scraps and plastic tarp would be temporary...
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Veteran civil rights attorney providing clean water, life to Haiti

December 11, 2016
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Veteran civil rights attorney providing clean water, life to Haiti

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Civil rights attorney Ed Buckley has built more than 330 artesian wells and water reservoirs, providing water for nearly 350,000 people in Haiti since he founded the nonprofit Water Life Hope in 2005. He is pictured here with some of the region’s children at one of the newest wells. CONTRIBUTED Posted:...
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Chaotic post-hurricane relief efforts in Haiti

December 11, 2016
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Chaotic post-hurricane relief efforts in Haiti

Haiti is still waiting for the final results of the November 20 presidential election, but time is running out. For more than a year, an electoral crisis has paralyzed the economic development of the country, which was hit by a devastating hurricane in early October. Haitians are still waiting for humanitarian aid, while relief...
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Health status two months after Hurricane Matthew, in the hardest-hit provinces

December 7, 2016
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Health status two months after Hurricane Matthew, in the hardest-hit provinces

Report from Médecins Sans Frontières Published on 07 Dec 2016 — View Original Port-au-Prince – It has now been two months since Hurricane Matthew devastated southwest Haiti, and thousands of people are still without adequate food, safe drinking water and shelter. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned about the deterioration of living conditions, particularly...
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Haiti cholera: UN chief apologises for first time over outbreak- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

December 4, 2016
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Haiti cholera: UN chief apologises for first time over outbreak- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

BBC.Com UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has for the first time apologised to the people of Haiti for the organisation’s role in a deadly cholera outbreak. Haiti was cholera-free until it was brought to the country by Nepalese peacekeepers in 2010. Since then the acute bacterial disease has killed around 10,000 people. Mr Ban,...
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Ravens, Steve Bisciotti Donated $100K To Haiti Relief Effort

December 1, 2016
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Ravens, Steve Bisciotti Donated $100K To Haiti Relief Effort

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) BLATIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens are continuing to support linebacker Elvis Dumervil’s efforts to rebuild Haiti. The team and owner Steve Bisciotti each donated $50,000 towards the relief effort after Hurricane Matthew killed more than 500 people and left more than 175,000 without homes back in October. “It just shows you the...
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UN’s new approach on cholera puts people at heart of the response

December 1, 2016
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UN’s new approach on cholera puts people at heart of the response

UN news centre A shipment of cholera vaccines arrives in Haiti. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi 30 November 2016 – The response to cholera in Haiti will be a “long and thorough battle,” but the United Nations will stand by the Haitian people and authorities, Stéphane Dujarric, the Spokesman for the Secretary-General, said on the eve...
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Haiti Still Reels From Hurricane Matthew, One Month On

November 30, 2016
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Haiti Still Reels From Hurricane Matthew, One Month On

Haitians voted for a new president this week and are hoping the winner can help speed the recovery. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Reuters correspondent Makini Brice. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Haiti still reels from a tense presidential election that took place this week. After weeks of violent protests across the country, the results showed...
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Swedish Corporate Interests Linked to Clinton Foundation Haiti Operations

November 21, 2016
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Swedish Corporate Interests Linked to Clinton Foundation Haiti Operations

This article reports the link found between the Swedish company Tetrapak (also know as Tetra Pak) with the Clinton Foundation, as it is indicated in a document newly released by the US State Department to the organization Judicial Watch, after a federal order (details down below). I am also reporting, based in document I found at the...
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U.N. Watch: Haiti’s cholera stain

November 21, 2016
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U.N. Watch: Haiti’s cholera stain

Tribunereview.com Six years later, the Haiti cholera epidemic that killed more than 9,000 people is revisited in a new report that calls the United Nations’ refusal to accept responsibility a “disgrace.” The world body’s special rapporteur on poverty and human rights minces no words in blasting the U.N.’s ineffectual response as “morally unconscionable, legally...
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These heart-wrenching photos show what life after Hurricane Matthew is like in Haiti

November 19, 2016
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These heart-wrenching photos show what life after Hurricane Matthew is like in Haiti

Photos By Sarah L. Voisin. Writer Nick Kirkpatrick November 17 Nicole Duce, 43, holds her 5-month-old daughter, Fridzadora Loga, in the badly hit town of Port-Salut, Haiti. Eight people live in the shack, which was constructed after the hurricane destroyed their original home. Two children in the family were killed in the storm. (Sarah...
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Haitian cacao farmers scramble to get their ‘success story’ back on track

November 19, 2016
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Haitian cacao farmers scramble to get their ‘success story’ back on track

PRI The World November 18, 2016 · 4:00 PM EST By Amy Bracken Members of the cacao co-op CAUD (Coopérative Agricol Union Développment) spread cacao beans out in the sun to dry in Dame Marie, Haiti. Credit:Amy Bracken If you’re into chocolate, and you’ve shopped at Whole Foods in the last couple of months,...
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With continuous support, storm-hit Haiti can make real and tangible progress – UNICEF

November 19, 2016
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With continuous support, storm-hit Haiti can make real and tangible progress – UNICEF

Following the passage of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, there are still children at risk in Haiti, and 600,000 are still in need of aid. Photo: UNICEF/Roger LeMoyne 18 November 2016 – In light of upcoming elections in Haiti – which recently suffered the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew – the United Nations Children’s...
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Six Ways Trump Could Help Haiti Recover from Clinton Disaster. Prosecute the Clintons? Will He do It??

November 14, 2016
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Six Ways Trump Could Help Haiti Recover from Clinton Disaster. Prosecute the Clintons? Will He do It??

Donald Trump won the United States presidency against Hillary Clinton because he was the only candidate who seriously competed against her. One of President-Elect Trump’s major prizes in the election was the swing state of Florida, which flickered between red and blue throughout much of the night of November 8-9, 2016, eventually to remain...
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Haiti: Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 21 (11 November 2016)

November 13, 2016
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Haiti: Hurricane Matthew – Situation Report No. 21 (11 November 2016)

Report from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Published on 11 Nov 2016 — View Original Download PDF (228.03 KB) This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by the Hurricane Matthew Emergency Response Team and covers the period from 9 to 11 November 2016. The...
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Haiti faces a ‘major food crisis’, its interim president says

November 13, 2016
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Haiti faces a ‘major food crisis’, its interim president says

11 November 2016 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Privert (in stripy shirt) toured some of the areas worst hit by Hurricane Matthew The international community is falling short in its commitment to Haiti’s recovery, the country’s interim President Jocelerme Privert says. Jocelerme Privert told the BBC that devastating losses from last month’s Hurricane...
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Why Hillary Clinton couldn’t rally the black vote- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

November 13, 2016
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Why Hillary Clinton couldn’t rally the black vote- Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth

Why Hillary Clinton couldn’t rally the black vote Jack Brewer, CEO of the Brewer Group, former NFL safety Friday, 11 Nov 2016 | 10:19 AM ET Jack Brewer, The Brewer Group Let me begin by saying this, I am a 37-year old African-American man raised in Texas. As a kid, I had to actually...
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50,000 Haitians to be treated thanks to Canada’s healthcare industry

November 10, 2016
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50,000 Haitians to be treated thanks to Canada’s healthcare industry

by Christina Parsons Senior executives and representatives of Canada’s healthcare and pharmaceutical industry came to HPIC’s distribution centre yesterday to see 16 skids of medicines and supplies all packed and ready for airlift to Haiti. The Canadian fair market value of this relief, donated by 18 companies, is $1.3 million. “We estimate that 50,000...
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