Join us at the University of Liverpool for a panel debate about Haiti’s future after the UN withdrawal in October 2019. Organised
Cholera and the United Nations
UPDATE, 12th January 2018: Today marks eight years after the Léogâne Earthquake and Trump is, once again, spewing garbage about Haiti
Significant outbreaks of cholera had never been recorded in Haiti before 2010. But then UN peacekeepers dumped raw sewage into
The following is the introduction to an investigative report conducted by independent researcher Mark Snyder entitled “Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
The 9,200 Haitians killed and more than 800,000 seriously sickened by the UN’s grossly negligent introduction of cholera to Haiti
Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis Cholera Update On 17 August 2016 journalist Jonathan Katz broke the
The Haiti Support Group would like to thank all the advocacy and grassroots organisations that have been working hard to push
Judge Deems UN Immune from Lawsuit for Haiti Cholera Disaster. Port-au-Prince and Boston, January 9, 2015. On the eve of
Report courtesy of Channel 4 News, 10 January 2014 Haiti’s leading human rights lawyer Mario Joseph – who the Haiti
UN DPKO Medical and Field Support Protocols
“Ensure Prompt and Appropriate Follow Up”
The crucial steps to be taken if we are to avoid this happening again
In December 2010 the UN Secretary General announced his intention to form an independent panel of experts to investigate and advise on the cholera outbreak in Haiti.
In January 2011, he named the four expert members.
In February they visited Haiti and began their fieldwork.
On May 3 they handed in a 32-page report that began and ended with 7 specific recommendations. Those recommendations are amongst our handouts here.
Read them and you will see that the first three pertain to UN internal procedures, medical screening, treatment, vaccination and sanitation in the field.
UN Confronts Cholera in Haiti with New Initiative but Few Specifics 16 December 2012 The good news is pressure works,