The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti
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The Total Sanitation Campaign is a joint initiative between the Government of Haiti and the United Nations to improve water and sanitation conditions across the country.
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UN News - In Haiti, Ban calls for greater efforts to improve water and sanitation, end cholera epidemic

UN News - In Haiti, Ban calls for greater efforts to improve water and sanitation, end cholera epidemic | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for intensified efforts to ensure access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation in Haiti, as he launched a new United Nations-supported initiative and met with families affected by cholera.
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Scenes from Haiti's Cholera Outbreak - Photo Essays

Scenes from Haiti's Cholera Outbreak - Photo Essays | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Fueled by a lack of clean water, a cholera epidemic has taken hold of the country, claiming nearly 600 victims since its outbreak in October. Photographer Moises Saman visits the center of the
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H5N1: Haiti: 8,563 cholera deaths as of June 29

I have almost stopped tracking the cholera numbers on Haiti's Department of Public Health and Population documents page. A redesign some months ago made it harder to use, and updates have been sporadic.
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Cholera Kills- Bring Clean Water to Haiti

Cholera Kills- Bring Clean Water to Haiti | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
The 2010 cholera outbreak left Haiti in devastation, just months after the deadly earthquake that ravaged the nation.
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Cholera Battle ‘Slowly Being Won’, Secretary-General Says at Launch of Initiative in Haiti

Cholera Battle ‘Slowly Being Won’, Secretary-General Says at Launch of Initiative in Haiti | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
Cholera Battle ‘Slowly Being Won’, Secretary-General Says at Launch of Initiative in Haiti, Urging Broader Focus on Safe Drinking Water, Adequate Sanitation
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Why Cholera Persists In Haiti Despite An Abundance Of Aid

Why Cholera Persists In Haiti Despite An Abundance Of Aid | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it

It's been more than three years since cholera struck Haiti. And the epidemic continues today.


The deadly bacteria have killed more than 8,500 people and infected hundreds of thousands. Why has the outbreak been so hard to stop, even with more than $9 million in foreign aid pledged to Haiti? Lack of sanitation, says journalist Jonathan Katz, who has been covering the cholera epidemic since it began.


Haiti doesn't have sewers. Instead, the country relies on what's known as the 
bayakou: independent, and somewhat secretive, laborers who clean the cesspools under people's latrines.

Almost all of them are men ... and they work in a very interesting way," Katz says. "The job is done by hand. They climb into the latrines with a bucket. They scoop out the excrement and put it somewhere else."



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Dr. John Carroll talks chikungunya, cholera and the situation in Haiti

Dr. John Carroll with Haitian Hearts gives his "on the ground" perspective of chikungunya, cholera and other infectious diseases and medical issues in Haiti ...
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Cholera crisis in Haiti, four years after the earthquake

Cholera crisis in Haiti, four years after the earthquake | The Total Sanitation Campaign in Haiti | Scoop.it
UN soldiers are thought to have inadvertently started a cholera epidemic in the poverty-stricken island. Channel 4 News reports from the beleaguered country - four years after the earthquake.
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