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Archive: 14/10/2016

PAHO/WHO anticipates cholera outbreaks, sets up field operations in Haiti towns affected by Hurricane Matthew

With more than 1.3 million Haitians affected by Hurricane Matthew, acute diarrheal diseases including cholera threaten parts of the population, and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has set up field operations... Read more about 'PAHO/WHO anticipates cholera outbreaks, sets up field operations in Haiti towns affected by Hurricane Matthew'...

Why disasters last longer than you think

Disasters are repeatedly knocking people back into poverty – this need not be the case

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Low spending to prevent disasters exposes poor: Red Cross

"Investing in resilience is the best method we have for protecting the lives, livelihoods and dignity of the world's most vulnerable people"

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To curb deaths from disasters, end poverty - U.N. chief

"High-income countries suffer huge economic losses in disasters, but people in low-income countries pay with their lives," says Ban Ki-moon

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Haiti tries to get hurricane aid right, but cholera blamed on U.N. weighs

Tensions over aid delivery a reminder of the history of foreign help to Haiti that has at times done as much harm as good

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