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United Nations Stresses Its Support for Eradicating Cholera In Haiti

The United Nations stressed on Thursday its support for eradicating cholera in Haiti, an epidemic it accidentally started, although the government said residents would be better served if aid funding was channeled through it. Continue reading “United Nations Stresses Its Support for Eradicating Cholera In Haiti”

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59,000 Haitians Displaced By 2010 Earthquake Granted Extra 6 Months To Live In U.S.

More than seven years after an earthquake shattered Haiti’s capital, the secretary of Homeland Security, John F. Kelly, announced Monday that he would grant 58,700 Haitians another six months to live and work in the United States.

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Rev. Ronald J. Degges: Why My Faith Compels Me To Support Protective Status for Haitians Fleeing Disaster

As a Christian, I’m called by my faith to stand with the vulnerable and love my neighbor. As president of Disciples Home Missions, I am grateful to demonstrate these values in my daily life and weekly ministries throughout the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the U.S.

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UN Inaugurates Water Supply System in Haiti as Part of Anti-Cholera Fight

The United Nations has inaugurated a water supply system in the Lascahobas Commune as part of its anti-cholera fight in Haiti.

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U.N. Accepts Blame for Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic, But Dodges the Bill

Today’s lesson in evading moral responsibility comes to us from the United Nations. The organization says it is terribly concerned about the cholera epidemic in Haiti and wishes to eliminate it. But it has not figured out when and how this is going to happen, and with what money. Continue reading “U.N. Accepts Blame for Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic, But Dodges the Bill”

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U.N. Can’t Raise Money to Fight Cholera It Brought to Haiti

When the leader of the United Nations apologized to Haitians for the cholera epidemic that has ravaged their country for more than six years — caused by infected peacekeepers sent to protect them — he proclaimed a “moral responsibility” to make things right. Continue reading “U.N. Can’t Raise Money to Fight Cholera It Brought to Haiti”

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U.N. Haiti Cholera Fund Still Falls Short Despite British Aid

A new appeal by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for funding to help Haiti’s cholera victims has fallen short, with only Britain responding to the call, UN officials said Friday.

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Haiti Still Needs Your Help: Direct Relief Sends 82 Tons of Urgently Needed Medical Aid

Direct Relief airlifted 82 tons of medical aid to Haiti to help treat cholera and other diseases that have spread widely since Hurricane Matthew struck in October, incapacitating the country’s already overstretched health care system.

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