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Haiti cholera victims file new lawsuit against UN

Port-au-prince - Victims of Haiti's deadly post-earthquake cholera epidemic filed a new lawsuit Tuesday against the United Nations in US federal court, demanding compensation over the organization's alleged responsibility for the outbreak.The class-action suit -- repre...
In the Media by AFP

U.N. sued by 1,500 victims of cholera outbreak in Haiti

A class action lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn against the United Nations over the cholera outbreak in Haiti which left over 9,000 dead and 700,000 sick. The contagion has spread to several countries.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Haiti cholera victims file new lawsuit against UN

Washington - Victims of Haiti's deadly post-earthquake cholera epidemic filed a new lawsuit Tuesday against the United Nations in US federal court, demanding compensation over the organization's alleged responsibility for the outbreak.The class-action suit -- repre...
In the Media by AFP

UN has immunity from Haiti cholera lawsuit: US

Washington - A New York court should grant the United Nations immunity from legal action brought by victims of a cholera outbreak in post-earthquake Haiti that killed thousands, US officials said Friday.The petition demanding compensation was filed last year on beh...
In the Media by AFP

UN warns of surge in Haiti cholera deaths

- A United Nations envoy warned Wednesday that cholera deaths in Haiti will surge and spread to other countries unless more funds are found to battle the epidemic.
In the Media by Tim Witcher, Mariano Andrade (AFP)

Haitian cholera epidemic spreads

The strain of bacteria which caused the cholera epidemic in Haiti has spread to other countries. Meanwhile, victims of the epidemic in Haiti look set to sue the United Nations.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Scores are dead in Nigeria as cholera outbreak continues

Cholera has been the scourge of mankind for over 200 years, killing millions of people. Once thought to be caused by "bad air," we now know it is spread through poor sanitation practices and a lack of hygiene, still common in developing countries.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 2 comments

Lawsuit alleges that UN forces brought cholera epidemic to Haiti

A federal lawsuit that will reportedly be filed in New York on Wednesday alleges that Nepalese United Nations peacekeepers re-introduced cholera into Haiti.

Haiti's Hurricane Sandy victims: World, don't forget about us

Even as Hurricane Sandy has passed through Haiti, the people of the country are far from recovering as it deals with problems that grow increasingly worse.
In the Media by Can Tran - 2 comments

Haiti faces food crisis and cholera in wake of Hurricane Sandy

In the wake of the havoc caused by the super storm on Haiti, only now is the extent of the devastation making itself known. Haitians face severe food shortages and the threat of cholera.
In the Media by Anne Sewell
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