U.N. Officials, Advocates Examine Lessons From Haiti Cholera Epidemic Caused By Peacekeepers

PRI: 10 years on, U.N. officials reflect on Haiti cholera epidemic caused by peacekeeping mission
“…Beatrice Lindstrom, a human rights attorney who was in Haiti in 2010 to help earthquake survivors, told The World’s host Marco Werman that ‘cholera hit when Haiti was already in a state of immense crisis.’ On the 10th anniversary of the first case of cholera in Haiti, Lindstrom brought together U.N. officials and Haiti advocates to examine what lessons the U.N. should draw from the cholera epidemic…” (Snyder, 10/27).

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