Cholera

With right Haiti response “cholera will go”

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

That’s according to David Nabarro, the UN Special Adviser responsible for the organization’s on-going cholera response in Haiti.

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Gains made in Haiti cholera fight show additional resources can ensure 'cholera will go' – UN Adviser

A senior United Nations official has stressed that that recent successes in the fight against cholera in Haiti demonstrate that when the UN and Haitian authorities receive the necessary funds, real progress can be made, and that eventually, "cholera will go."

Vaccination campaign challenges in Haiti "can be overcome"

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

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Cholera outbreak in Haiti “predictable” using new data technology

The Cholera outbreak in Haiti could have been predicted using new technology that harnesses decades of satellite data, according to a scientific prize winner, speaking at UN Headquarters.

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UN will “do the right thing” for Haitian people

The UN is determined to “do the right thing” on behalf of the Haitian people when it comes to the damaging effects of cholera and Hurricane Matthew.

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72-hour Yemen ceasefire welcome but not enough, say aid workers

A temporary halt to fighting in Yemen has been described by the UN aid workers as welcome, but not enough, as humanitarian teams try to deliver aid to hard-to-reach communities caught up in the conflict.

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“Frustration and fear” about cholera in Haiti

People in Haiti are frustrated that they are not getting the help they need to deal with a cholera outbreak on the Caribbean island; that’s according to a senior UN official who has been visiting the country.

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Haiti: UN strategy for people, areas affected by cholera

Reducing the impact of cholera and supporting people and communities affected by the disease is the goal of a new UN approach in Haiti, where more than 9,000 deaths have occurred since a 2010 outbreak.

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UN health agency boosts response to cholera outbreak in Central African Republic

Amid the difficult humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are stepping up efforts to respond to a recent cholera outbreak in villages along the Oubangui River and have stressed the urgent need for more resources and support for the country.

“Partnership” with South Sudanese authorities vital to “foster peace”

Creating partnerships with all levels of government in South Sudan is the best way to “foster peace” and deliver life-saving aid during the on-going crisis.

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