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"Life-threatening" conditions persist for children in Haiti: UNICEF

Cornelia Walther speaks to a group of children in Haiti. Photo courtesy of Cornelia Walther

There are "still children whose lives are threatened" three months on from the devastating hurricane which hit Haiti, according to the UN Children's Fund, (UNICEF). Speaking from the capital Port-au-Prince, UNICEF communications chief,…

5 Jan 2017 / Listen /

International community congratulates new President-elect in Haiti

Ballots being counted after the closing of Haiti's national elections for the first round of Presidential and second and third round for senators, in Port au Prince, Haiti, November 20, 2016. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

All sides in Haiti are being urged to respect the final results of the country's long-running electoral cycle. The…

4 Jan 2017 / Listen /

With right Haiti response "cholera will go"

David Nabarro meeting and supporting people in Jeremie, Haiti, which was severely affected by Hurricane Matthew. © UN Haiti

With the resources to keep responding effectively and improvements in water and sanitation for all Haitians, "cholera will go".…

7 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Vaccination campaign challenges in Haiti “can be overcome”

Vaccination campaign against cholera. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

Challenges facing the Haitian government and UN teams, working to vaccinate 800,000 people from cholera, can be overcome to…

11 Nov 2016 / Listen /
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