Tag: HAITI

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Haiti: Medika Mamba

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United Nations, December 2008 - The global food crisis is making life worse for some 120,000 children who are already malnourished in Haiti. Parents are now seeking information to determine if their children are recei...

UN Provides generator for a hospital in Haiti

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United Nations, January 2009 - One of the most important hospitals in Southeast Haiti had to operate until recently without electricity. Surgeries were performed under candlelight without the use of electric equipment...

Syphilis in Haiti

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United Nations, February 2008 - Syphilis, a silent killer often transmitted to an infant during pregnancy, accounts for a large number of babies deaths in developing countries such as Haiti. For lack of proper pre-nat...

Haiti: Capoeira for Peace

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United Nations, New York, 10 June 2009 - UN troops play an important role in the unstable Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince. A Brazilian NGO is also promoting the peace by teaching the martial art of 'Capoeira' to young...

Haiti: mangrove protection

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United Nations, New York, December 2009 - A local non-governmental organization, Village Planete, is partnering with USAID to replant almost four kilometres of Haiti's north coast with more than 10,000 mangroves. Over...

Bulgaria: energy efficient cities

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United Nations, New York, December 2009 - Bulgaria, like many other Eastern European countries that were once part of the soviet bloc, has cities riddled with deteriorating housing that consume lots of energy. A new i...

Haiti Earthquake: UNICEF help children to reunite with their families

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United Nations, New York, 29 January 2010 - UNICEF is working with children in Haiti to help them reunite with their families and assist other children who have lost their parents and relatives in the devastating eart...

Haiti: Food aid continues

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United Nations, 10 March 2010 - Getting food and water to the survivors of the Haitian earthquake was one of the most difficult logistical operations humanitarian workers had ever encountered. With millions in need o...

Haiti: Emergency medical care after the quake

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United Nations, February 2010 - With 8 out of 11 hospitals destroyed and hundreds of thousands of injured in desperate need for help, emergency medical response after the Haiti earthquake turned into an example of int...

Haiti: Search and rescue

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United Nations, February 2010 - In the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, local Haitians and teams of international experts worked desperately round-the-clock to pull survivors from the rubble. From the ruins of ...

Haitian Art: “Buried but not Dead”

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United Nations, New York, May 2010 - Haiti's exuberant, brightly-coloured paintings have brought the island international fame. But did the devastating earthquake in January end all that, burying the artistic spirit a...

Haiti: Violence against women – The enemy within

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United Nations, August 2010 - Worldwide, violence against women and girls devastates and impairs their ability to participate in the rebuilding or development of their countries. This has been the case in the after...