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Haitian Cholera Epidemic Continues to Kill Elsewhere
World  (tags: cholera, diease, out break, world )

Kit
- 344 days ago - livescience.com
United Nations Peacekeepers from Nepal stationed in Haiti appear to have introduced the strain of the bacterium responsible for the epidemic through untreated sewage from their camp.
Tell the UN to Take Responsibility for Cholera in Haiti ACTION
World  (tags: Haiti, cholera, UN, Clinton, Rice, disease, government, ethics, death )

Nancy
- 824 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Bill Clinton, who serves as UN Special Envoy to Haiti, has admitted that UN troops were the "proximate cause" of the epidemic, and US Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice has acknowledged that the UN played a role. Yet, the UN refuses to accept formal respons
HAITI RELIEF -- Spend the Money!!!
World  (tags: Disaster_Accountability_Project, Haiti, Cholera, Relief, Charities )

Just
- 1431 days ago - change.org
The leadership of the major disaster relief and aid organizations operating in Haiti allowed cholera to become a threat because they did not do their jobs.
HAITI ACTION COMMITTEE UPDATE REPORT ON CHOLERA OUTBREAK / EPIDEMIC
World  (tags: Haiti, cholera, spread, death toll, REFUGEE CAMP CONDITIONS, RIPE FOR EPIDEMIC, GWB, loans blocked, Partners in Health, RobertKennedyCenter forHumanRights, Haiti Emergency Relief Fund )

LucyKalei
- 1437 days ago - haitisolidarity.net
544 so far dead in rural valley north of capital. 9,123 ill with cholera. UN investigating raw sewage draining into tributary from local UN base as possible source of outbreak. In 2000,GWB blocked vital loans for H2O, sanitation in deliberate political..
UN: Cholera Cases in Haiti's Capital Are a 'Worrying Development'
World  (tags: Cholera, Haiti, UN, health, treatment )

Anna
- 1458 days ago - edition.cnn.com
The confirmation of five cholera cases in Haiti's capital is a "very worrying development," a U.N. spokeswoman told CNN.Public health officials are working to keep the country's cholera outbreak from spreading in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where tens of .....
Bad Water More Deadly Than War
World  (tags: water, bad water, death, earthquakes, war, SIWI, Stockholm International Water Institute, water-related diseases, diarrhea, cholera, dysentry, sanitation, MDGs, WHO, UNICEF, work, preventable )

Naoko
- 1677 days ago - ipsnews.net
Bad water kills more people than wars or earthquakes, declares Anders Berntell, executive director of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).
Sign Petition: Tell Congress the World's Poorest Need Clean Water
World  (tags: world, humanitarian, relief, human, rights, water, humans, safety, risks, health, children, disease, illness, pollution, environment, culture, society, government, family, poverty, poor, cholera, typhoid, malaria )

Tom
- 1970 days ago - humanitarianrelief.change.org
One in five people worldwide go without access to safe and reliable water sources every day. Double that number go without basic sanitation services, such as latrines or even a place to wash their hands, contaminating water supplies.
Sign Petition: Marginalized People in Sri Lanka - Help Protect Their Human Rights
World  (tags: world, humanitarian, aid, human rights, women, children, sri lanka, water, humans, safety, risks, health, children, disease, illness, pollution, environment, culture, society, government, family, poverty, poor, cholera, typhoid, malaria )

Tom
- 1970 days ago - change.org
The people of Sri Lanka have suffered immeasurable, untold violations of their fundamental human rights. The worst of these abuses are horrific acts of torture and the systematic abuse of women and children. Much work needs to done to get justice.
Sign Petition: End the Crisis in Zimbabwe
World  (tags: Africa, Zimbabwe, Mugabe, thug, dictator, starvation, cholera, violence, humanrights, freedoms, politics, war, government, crime )

Tom
- 2053 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Zimbabwe was once one of the most promising countries in Africa. Today it is a land of devastation. Twenty-eight years of dictatorial rule by President Robert Mugabe has led to hyperinflation, food shortages and a breakdown of basic public services.
Two Rescued Iraqi Orphans Die
World  (tags: orphans, rescued, Iraq, mistreated, abused, cholera )


- 2517 days ago - cbsnews.com
Troops Rescued Mistreated Boys From Special Needs Orphanage; Two Dead Of Cholera
   

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