Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

New York Times front page on UN-cholera

UN-Cholera made the front page of the New York Times after Hurricane Matthew, with heart-breaking photography. “When you look around you, it’s like the end of the world,” said Joseph Kenso, 33. The article relates the emotional toll on victims and their families, in addition to medical staff. Families risk it all to remain with victims in the clinic of the remote town of Rendel, four-hours away from a paved road. The people abandoned the town, and the victims of cholera remained often-times dispossessed. Cholera Deepens Haiti’s Misery After Hurricane by Azam Ahmed, photographs by Meridith Kohut, New York Times October 15th, 2016 RENDEL, Haiti — There is a plague on this town. Even before the winds and rain toppled nearly everything standing, cholera was already here. It came down from the mountains, washing into the lives of the thousands […]

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