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World Bank Pledges $50M To Fight Cholera, Improve WASH In Haiti

News outlets report on the World Bank’s pledge of $50 million to help fight cholera in Haiti by improving sanitation and access to clean water in the country’s endemic areas.

Miami Herald: World Bank pledges $50 million to help fight cholera in Haiti’s ‘hot spots’
“The World Bank is pledging $50 million to help Haiti improve sanitation and provide clean water in an effort to prevent cholera and other waterborne diseases, which remain a leading cause of death among infants in the nation…” (Charles, 10/9).

U.N. News Centre: In Washington, U.N., World Bank chiefs rally support ‘to build a healthy Haiti’
“United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined global partners, including the head of the World Bank, at a high-level conference in Washington, D.C., to combat waterborne diseases like cholera in Haiti and raise commitments to provide clean water, improved sanitation and health services in cholera endemic areas over the next three years…” (10/9).

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