U.N. Falling Short Of $400M For Haiti Cholera Fund, Raising 2% Of Goal So Far
VOA News: U.N. Fund to Fight Cholera in Haiti at 2 Percent of Goal
“Late last year, the United Nations promised to strengthen its fight against the spread of the deadly cholera disease. U.N. peacekeeping troops unknowingly brought the disease to Haiti seven years ago. But, so far, the U.N. has raised just a small amount of the estimated $400 million it needs over the next two years to fight the disease. U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres wrote that the voluntary funding received so far makes up only two percent of its goal. It has received around $8 million in funding…” (Guensberg/Cesar, 3/12).