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The UN and Cholera in Haiti

Abby Goldberg | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
Abby Goldberg

On Monday, the United Nations Security Council began a four-day mission in Haiti to evaluate their peacekeeping and reconstruction efforts. Part of their trip will include a visit to a treatment center for victims of cholera. A visit is a good start, but not enough.

Former President Aristide Back in Haiti -- a Risk of Instability or an Opportunity for Healing?

Nicolas Rossier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nicolas Rossier

Days after the arrival of former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier in Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide wrote an official letter to the South African authorit...

Law in the Time of Cholera: Violations of the Right to Water in Haiti

Beatrice Lindstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beatrice Lindstrom

Port-au-Prince, Haiti -- On a Sunday afternoon in Camp Kasim, water is nowhere to be found. Once the Oxfam-supplied tanks run dry for the weekend, th...

Jean-Marc Koumoué of United Nations Returns to Haiti (VIDEO)

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Arnon

Back surgery literally saved Jean-Marc's life. On the exact day of his surgery, while he underwent a five-hour procedure in Paris, the devastating earthquake struck Port-au-Prince

Haiti: Diarrhea Threatens Infants and "We Are in Reaction Mode Instead of Planning Mode"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Hand washing is non-existent and raw sewage is flowing throughout the camps. Walk anywhere with peril. Human feces are everywhere, even in the ruins of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Port-au-Prince.

200,000 Still Homeless In Haiti As Rainy Season Nears

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

With the rainy season fast approaching, aid workers in Haiti are struggling to find solutions for the over 200,000 homeless residents living in areas ...

Haitian Small Businesses Hurting: Is Aid To Blame?

HuffPost | Erica Liepmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the wake of the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti in January, international aid has been pouring into the island. Aid efforts organized by th...