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UN workers’ toll in Haiti Quake reaches 94


February 9th, 2010 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 9 (RIA Novosti) The number of UN workers killed in last month's earthquake in Haiti has reached 94, while eight of its staff remained unaccounted for, a ... Read more...

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Tharoor visits Haiti, meets president and Indian peacekeepers


January 25th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor visited quake devastated Haiti and met President Rene Garcia Preval at his temporary home as well as Indian ... Read more...

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46 UN staff killed in Haiti quake


January 19th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 19 (IANS) At least 46 staff of the UN were killed in the devastating earthquake that rocked the Haitian capital of Port-au Prince last week, the global organisation said ... Read more...

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UN mission chief found dead in Haiti


January 17th, 2010 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 17 (DPA) The chief of the UN mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), missing since Tuesday's devastating earthquake flattened the mission's headquarters in Port-au-Prince, has been confirmed dead, UN officials announced ... Read more...

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UN regroups peacekeeping mission, launches relief efforts (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (DPA) The United Nations carried out house-to-house searches in Haiti Thursday in an effort to find an estimated 160 missing UN personnel. The earthquake in capital Port-au-Prince killed at ... Read more...

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Haiti casualties may be ‘very high’, 150 UN staff missing


January 14th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 14 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon described quake-stricken Haiti as "grim" Thursday as rescuers worked frantically to save people buried under rubble, and at least 150 ... Read more...

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