U.N. Will Continue To Assist Haiti In Improving WASH, Preventing Cholera, Envoy Says In Interview

U.N. News Centre: INTERVIEW: U.N. envoy spotlights improvements in water and sanitation as critical to tackling cholera in Haiti
“Incidence of cholera has gone down by 90 percent in Haiti from 2011 to last year, and the United Nations will continue to help the country tackle the root causes of the disease, such as lack of clean water and sanitation services, the deputy head of the U.N. mission there has said. ‘Because cholera is, to a large extent, a disease of poverty, it remains a problem while there is poverty in Haiti,’ Mourad Wahba of Egypt, deputy special representative for the U.N. Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) told the U.N. News Centre…” (6/13).

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