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Donor "consortium" needed to back up Haiti's long-term recovery

Thanks to a water supply system funded by MINUSTAH, 18,000 people are now able to collect clean water in the remote neighbourhood of Los Palis, commune of Hinche, Haiti. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH

A consortium of donors committed to improving Haiti's water and sanitation is needed to help eradicate cholera from the island, in support of the new government. That's the message being taken to the…

17 Jan 2017 / Listen /

"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…

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 /
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