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New York: A crippling earthquake followed by plummeting rains have put some 540,000 children in southwest Haiti at risk of life-threatening waterborne diseases, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned. more
‘Humanitarian catastrophe’ looms in Haiti, threatening years of progress as COVID-19 takes hold, ECOSOC group says

New York  : The COVID-19 outbreak could trigger a humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti, endangering many years of hard-won progress in the Caribbean nation, the Economic and Social Coun ...

As Haiti struggles to stamp out cholera, UN urges further international support to combat disease

New York, July 14(Just Earth News): Noting the challenges that continue to hamper sustained progress in combating cholera in Haiti, the United Nations General Assembly underscored the need t ...

Haiti: UN inaugurates water supply system in Lascahobas as part of anti-cholera fight

New York, Apr 18(Just Earth News): Historically, the people in the Madan Mak and Loncy areas of the Lascahobas Commune have always had serious problems with access to safe drinking water.

Donor 'consortium' needed to bolster Haiti's long-term recovery and eradicate cholera, UN adviser says

New York, Jan 18 (Just Earth News): A senior United Nations adviser called on Tuesday for a new “consortium” of donors committed to improving Haiti's water supply and sanitation servic ...

Recent gains made in Haiti cholera fight demonstrate additional resources can ensure 'cholera will go' – UN Adviser

New York, Dec 8 (Just Earth News): A senior United Nations official has stressed that that recent successes in the fight against cholera in Haiti demonstrate that when the UN and Haitian aut ...

Haiti awaits full implementation of UN pledges on cholera outbreak, President tells Assembly

New York, Sept 24 (Just Earth News): Warning of a “significant humanitarian deterioration” following fresh outbreaks of cholera in his country, Haitian President Jocelerme Privert took t ...

INTERVIEW: UN envoy spotlights improvements in water and sanitation as critical to tackling cholera in Haiti

New York, June 14 (Just Earth News):Incidence of cholera has gone down by 90 per cent in Haiti from 2011 to last year, and the United Nations will continue to help the country tackle the roo ...

Haiti: UN official says cholera outbreak needs urgent attention

New York, May 15 (JEN): The cholera outbreak in Haiti remains the largest in recent world history, according to the United Nations official coordinating the Organization’s cholera response ...

In Haiti, Ban calls for greater efforts to improve water and sanitation, end cholera epidemic

New York, July 15 (JEN) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for intensified efforts to ensure access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation in Haiti, as he launched a n ...