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Cholera Rapid Response Teams Establish Sanitary Cordons In Haiti When Cases Identified

U.N. News Centre: Feature: Tackling cholera in Haiti by building sanitary cordons
“…[S]anitary cordons are just one of the steps taken by the rapid response teams, which are composed of representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGO) and the government, and are supported by the United Nations — particularly the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), and its regional presence, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) — to facilitate smooth coordination…” (7/27).

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