Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Cholera Struck 1,000 per Week Since January

The cholera epidemic brought to Haiti by UN peacekeepers continues to plague the small nation. So far in 2015, there have been 1,000 new cases each week. The UN also continues to struggle to raise the necessary funds for improved water and sanitation, which would help end the epidemic. We are currently in the appeals process, to get the UN to take responsibility for the damage epidemic.

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Haiti finds 1,000 new cases of cholera per week in first months of 2015

March 26, 2015


According to the UN, Haiti remains “the largest cholera epidemic in the Western Hemisphere.”

A UN official in Haiti, Sandra Honore, told the UN Security Council March 18 that the country is on its way to holding general elections, noting, however, that “lingering” problems such as the ongoing cholera epidemic remain. In the first two months of 2015, the government of Haiti reported an average of 1,000 new cases of cholera a week.


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