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Largest cholera vaccination programme ever planned for Haiti

Cholera vaccination in Haiti. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

The largest vaccination programme "ever done" to fight cholera in Haiti, is due to begin soon, initially targeting 750,000 in the centre of the Caribbean island nation. The World Health Organization representative in…

5 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Disaster risk reduction in Belize beneficial but expensive

Belize. Photo: UNDP

Reducing the economic impact caused by disasters is expensive but worthwhile, according to the minister for national emergencies in…

27 Jun 2016 / Listen /

St Vincent & Grenadines "resilient" but needs international support

Frederick Stevenson. Photo: UN Radio/D.Dickinson

The people of St Vincent & the Grenadines are "resilient" to disasters but need international support to ensure that…

9 Jun 2016 / Listen /

Haiti "more secure" as a result of UN peacekeepers

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Peacekeepers working for the UN mission in Haiti have done what's been described as a "beautiful job" making the…

26 May 2016 / Listen /
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