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Needs of disabled highlighted in disasters

KerryAnn Ifill. UN PHOTO

The needs of persons with disabilities should be taken into account when strategies are devised to reduce the risk of disasters. That's according to KerryAnn Ifill, President of the Senate of Babados in…

17 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Appeal of US$ 400 million to build Haiti's resilience

The IOM and the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) relocating people displaced by the January 2010 earthquake. UN Photo/Logan Abassi (file)

An appeal for US$ 400 million is aiming to strengthen Haiti's resilience, according to the UN Mission in the…

13 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Cholera in Haiti "overshadowed" by other crises

Pedro Medrano Rojas  (second from right)  pays a visit to Mireballais. Photo: MINUSTAH/Nektarios Markogiannis -

The fight against cholera in Haiti has been overshadowed by other health crises around the world according to the…

23 Feb 2015 / Listen /

UN Security Council offers "all of its support" to Haiti

Brazilian peacekeepers with MINUSTAH patrolling the Bel Air neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Jesús Serrano Redondo

The UN Security Council offers all of the support it can to Haiti to ensure that elections take place…

24 Jan 2015 / Listen /
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