Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

REDRESS Report: How the UN Should Address Cholera

REDRESS has recently published a report the provides concrete options for responding to the cholera outbreak in Haiti. The organization is an international human rights non-profit that seeks to obtain justice for victims of harm and suffering. This report provides several channels to combat the outbreak including compensation of losses, victim rehabilitation, environmental remediation to eliminate the disease, acknowledgement of wrongdoing, and guarantees of non-repetition. Click HERE for the full report. — Responding to the Introduction of Cholera to Haiti: Policy Options REDRESS June 21st, 2016 I. Introduction The purpose of this paper is to provide concrete options for responses to the introduction of cholera to Haiti, which reflect international law and standards on reparations applicable to the current context. The paper seeks to draw attention to comparative case studies and best practice approaches that may be helpful to those engaged in finding appropriate […]

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