Steady Progress Being Made In Post-Hurricane Haiti But More ‘Robust’ Response Needed, U.N. Special Adviser Says
Reuters: U.N. fears more cholera in Haiti after storm, says protests slowing relief
“The scale of a cholera outbreak in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew may be underreported because remote areas are cut off, a United Nations official in charge of controlling the disease said on Tuesday, adding protests over slow aid made the problem worse…” (Brice, 10/18).
U.N. News Centre: Haiti: U.N. special adviser calls for ‘robust’ hurricane response to tackle ‘extremely difficult’ situation
“Hurricane Matthew, which ripped through Haiti 13 days ago, has left more than 700,000 people in an ‘extremely difficult situation,’ United Nations Special Adviser David Nabarro said [Tuesday], and while steady progress is being made, led by Haitians themselves, the response must be accelerated as the needs are still great, frustrations are high, and access to hard-hit areas remains tough…” (10/18).
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