Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

BAI and IJDH Seek UN Accountability for Cholera

This article describes the origin of the cholera epidemic the United Nations brought to Haiti in 2010, what has happened since, and what BAI/IJDH are doing to seek justice for the victims. The UN continues to be unaccountable for the actions that caused the epidemic, and also hasn’t raised enough money for improved water and sanitation in Haiti. Attorneys in the Time of Cholera Mary H. White, MD, JD Supra July 9, 2014 This is the story of how lawyers are fighting the cholera epidemic in Haiti. I am a physician with a subspecialty in infectious diseases. Since 2003, I have periodically travelled to Haiti to deliver basic medical care in underserved areas. I was also in Haiti two months after the earthquake that devastated the country and led to a quarter million deaths, reduced innumerable homes to rubble, abruptly terminated […]

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