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Financial Times Deutschland article on UN’s responsibility for cholera in Haiti (Dutch)

Financial Times Article On Cholera In Dutch

Haitians in ‘emergency’ conditions in tent cities

By Benedict Mander, Financial Times October 6, 2010 Haitians continue to endure “emergency” conditions in the tent cities that sprung up around Port-au-Prince after a catastrophic earthquake almost nine months ago, and humanitarian efforts “appear paralysed”, according to a new report. Refugees International (RI), a non-governmental organisation, is fiercely critical of progress in relieving the plight of the 1.3m displaced Haitiansliving in some 1,300 camps, many of whom were suffering from hunger, rape, intimidation and forced eviction. Michel Gabaudan, RI president, called on the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the multilateral body charged with coordinating the camps, to do more to protect the Haitians, calculating that more than 70 per cent of camps lack “proper management”. “People are being threatened by gangs and women are getting raped. While coping with this crisis would be an enormous challenge for any agency, far more can be done to allocate camp managers and coordinate […]

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