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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...

DEADLY Anti-U.N. Protests Sweep Haiti

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — An outbreak of cholera has killed more than 1,000 people, the Haitian government said Tuesday as it sent top officials t...

New UN Site To Ensure Efficiency Of Haiti Donations

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations has launched a new website to ensure the efficient use of the more than $9 billion in aid pledged to Haiti a...

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...

UN Increases Haiti Aid Request To $1.5 Billion

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations launched a new appeal Thursday for nearly $1.5 billion to help the 3 million Haitians affected by last month...

UN Slams Haitian Hospitals For Charging Patients

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Fourteen-month-old Abigail Charlot survived Haiti's cataclysmic earthquake but not its miserable aftermath. Brought into...

Haiti Earthquake: UN Peacekeeping Headquarters Collapses

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. chief said 16 U.N. personnel were confirmed dead late Wednesday in the earthquake that decimated Haiti's capital, with...

Hedi Annabi Dead UN headquarters in Haiti collapsed in quake

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. chief said 16 U.N. personnel were confirmed dead late Wednesday in the earthquake that decimated Haiti's capital, with...