Haiti tries to get hurricane aid right, but cholera blamed on U.N. weighs

Haiti tries to get hurricane aid right, but cholera blamed on U.N. weighs
 

Foreign medics with orange stretchers and gallons of chlorine are stemming a cholera outbreak on Haiti's hurricane-struck coast but the focus on a disease U.N. peacekeepers brought here six years ago is slowing the delivery of food and shelter for storm victims.  
Hurricane Matthew ripped through this southwestern region of Haiti last week, killing at least 1,000 people and leaving 1.4 million in need of aid, including hundreds of thousands made homeless. It also trashed crops and unleashed a new cholera surge.  
Along the shattered coastal landscape of virtually flattened villages, angry... read more

 
13 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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