Additional Funding Needed To Address Cholera In Haiti, U.N. Official Says

Agence France-Presse: Fighting Haiti’s cholera outbreak requires more funds: U.N.
“…The U.N. says the situation has improved thanks to a three-fold increase in the deployment of emergency teams, the delivery of drinking water aid, and a vaccination campaign. But funding is critical to support the humanitarian needs of the poorest country in the Americas, said Mourad Wahba, the deputy special representative for the U.N.’s stabilization mission in Haiti. No funds have been set aside yet beyond the first quarter of 2017, which OCHA said could lead to a heightened risk of hospital mortality if none are ultimately allocated…” (12/30).

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