Cholera in occupied Haiti

This video is called Haiti struggles to contain cholera.

At least five cases of cholera have been confirmed in Port-au-Prince, a week after the epidemic emerged in central Haiti. By Monday evening the national death toll was reported to be 259: here.

Haiti cholera outbreak: just another earthquake aftershock: here.

Why Is Cholera Spreading in Haiti Now? Here.

Cholera reported in Haiti slum: Scores of suspected cases in Port-au-Prince’s Cite Soleil district: here.

Like the massive death toll inflicted by the earthquake last January, the outbreak of a cholera epidemic in Haiti is not some natural disaster, but rather the product of desperate poverty created by imperialist oppression: here.

Sex crimes in Haiti camps are increasing: here.

3 thoughts on “Cholera in occupied Haiti

  1. Cholera outbreak kills over 1,500

    Nigeria: More than 1,500 people have died from a cholera outbreak this year, international health officials said on Monday.

    This is more than double the last estimates provided by federal officials.

    The deaths were revealed as the waterborne illness continued to plague other west African states, including Benin, where humanitarian officials worry that a devastating flood may spread it further.

    In Nigeria, almost half the country’s 150 million people lack access to clean water and proper sanitation.


  2. Cholera fears spark centre protests

    Haiti: Protesters attacked a cholera treatment centre as it was preparing to open in the city of St Marc on Tuesday.

    Some of the roughly 300 students and other protesters said that they feared the Doctors Without Borders-Spain clinic would bring more of the disease to their seaside town, which is one of the hardest hit in the week-old epidemic that has killed 284 people and infected 3,769, according to United Nations figures.

    Witnesses said the protesters threw rocks and at least one Molotov cocktail.

    UN peacekeepers from Argentina arrived with riot shields to reinforce police.

    Warning shots were heard but there were no reports of injuries.


  3. Pingback: Earthquake, cholera, hurricane in Haiti | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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