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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 ...

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...

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: 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: 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...

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...

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...

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...