Tag: HAITI

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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...

Dominican Republic: Haitian Migrants Struggle for Citizenship

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United Nations, New York, May 2012 - Haitian migrants toil under the hot sun on sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic. But the majority of them are stateless; even those who are born here, have neither a Haitian...

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: 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: Caravan Zero Cholera

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"Caravan Zero Cholera", recently launched in Haiti, is a national plan which aims to inform the population on hygiene measures to prevent cholera. The effort, backed by UNICEF and Brazilian NGO "VivaRio", hopes to sto...

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: 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: Hip-hop

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A care centre in Port-au-Prince provides housing, hot food, and training to children separated from their parents. There, an enterprising group of 10 boys is using hip-hop to inspire their fellow Haitians to rebuild t...

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...

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...

Haiti: Quality Maternal Care with Midwives

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In Haiti, where maternal mortality rate remains the highest in the Western Hemisphere, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) works with partners to address the shortage of qualified midwives, who are a key pillar in improvin...

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 ...