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Indian peacekeepers honoured in Haiti


May 11th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) As many as 158 Indian peacekeepers have been honoured for their service in Haiti where they conducted regular patrols, secured election materials and helped with ... Read more...

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BSF contingent leaving for UN mission in Haiti


December 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A contingent of the Border Security Force (BSF) is leaving for Haiti in the Caribbean on a United Nations stabilisation mission there.The 160-member paramilitary unit ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka army chief meets UN peacekeeping officials


September 18th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's top most military official has had talks with the United nations agency which handles peace keeping operations in Haiti, the army said in a ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera toll rises to 2,591


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) The toll in the deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti has risen to 2,591, officials said.Since the cholera epidemic struck the poverty-stricken Caribbean country in mid-October, 121,518 people have ... Read more...

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Over 2,300 now dead from cholera in Haiti


December 14th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) A total of 2,323 people have died and 104,614 have been sickened so far in the cholera epidemic besieging Haiti since mid-October, authorities said Monday.According to figures supplied ... Read more...

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UN troops brought cholera to Haiti: report


December 8th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) The cholera epidemic that has caused more than 2,000 deaths in Haiti was introduced by Nepalese troops serving with the UN forces in the impoverished Caribbean country, according ... Read more...

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Haiti cholera toll rises to 1,721


November 30th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths from the cholera epidemic afflicting Haiti since mid-October has risen to 1,721, health officials said.In all, 75,888 people have been attended for the disease, ... Read more...

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UN deplores violent acts in Haiti


November 17th, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Tuesday deplored the violent acts against personnel with the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) in the cities of Cap-Haitien and Hinche."The way ... Read more...

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Cholera bacteria in Haiti similar to Southeast Asian variety


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Nov 3 (IANS/EFE) The origin of the cholera bacteria discovered in Haiti, which over the past two weeks have caused at least 337 deaths and infected more than 4,700 people, is ... Read more...

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Top UN official demands change in Haiti aid approach


February 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) The head of the UN Stabilisation Mission for Haiti (Minustah) has said the global community must change its way of working in the quake-hit country to find a ... Read more...

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Money from kin abroad buoys Haiti quake victims


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 22 (IANS/EFE) The arrival of the first remittances from abroad since the Jan 12 earthquake has brought a hint of relief to some of the three million Haitians affected by ... Read more...

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Last official quake toll is 72,000: Haiti PM


January 20th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The last official toll in the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti last week was "72,000 collected bodies", Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive told CNN Wednesday, adding that "now ... Read more...

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UN troops seek to locate wreckage of banks


January 20th, 2010 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 20 (DPA) UN troops in the Haitian capital, whose presence broadened Tuesday a week after the earthquake, had been asked to recover cash from collapsed bank wreckage, a Haitian government ... Read more...

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Police search for fugitives from prisons in quake-hit Haiti


January 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 19 (RIA Novosti) UN and Haitian police are searching for convicts who escaped from destroyed prisons following a devastating quake that hit the Caribbean nation last week, the UN ... Read more...

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UN peace units to protect aid in quake-hit Haiti


January 19th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 19 (DPA) United Nations peacekeepers in Haiti will provide security to food convoys and distribution centres as angry earthquake victims showed signs of restlessness in Port-au-Prince, UN peacekeeping officials ... Read more...

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UN asked to deploy more police, troops to Haiti


January 19th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday asked the UN Security Council to send 2,000 more military troops and 1,500 police to Haiti to provide security and assist ... Read more...

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U.N. confirms death of Hedi Annabi


January 17th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday released a statement to confirm the death of Hédi Annabi, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Haiti.“I am deeply ... 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 consolidating relief, rescue efforts in Haiti (Lead)


January 16th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (DPA) The United Nations has set offices to coordinate the enormous task of assisting Haitians devastated by the earthquake as international rescue teams combed Port-au-Prince for survivors, UN ... Read more...

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Around 200 UN personnel missing in the Haiti earthquake


January 15th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Around 200 UN personnel were reported missing in the 7.0-magnitude Haitian earthquake which happened around 4.53 p.m. local time on Tuesday. It was the strongest ... Read more...

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United Nations says 14 staffers dead, 150 others still missing in Haiti


January 14th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- A U.N. spokesman on Wednesday said at least fourteen United Nations employees have been killed after a powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake destroyed most of Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince. ... Read more...

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‘Tens of thousands’ killed in Haiti quake


January 14th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (DPA) Haitian President Rene Preval said estimates of the death toll in the devastating earthquake in capital Port-au- Prince could easily be in the tens of thousands, while other ... Read more...

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Fate of Filipino peacekeepers uncertain after Haiti quake


January 13th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA (BNO NEWS) -- The fate of some Filipino peacekeepers remained uncertain on Wednesday, a day after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake destroyed much of Haiti's capital. Thousands are feared dead.According to the ... Read more...

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UN Haiti headquarter collapses in earthquake


January 13th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) The headquarter of the UN mission in Haiti has collapsed in a massive earthquake that struck the country Tuesday evening, an official said. Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping ... Read more...

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UN extends mission’s mandate in Haiti another year


October 14th, 2009 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 14 (DPA) The UN Security Council Tuesday gave its peacekeeping mission in Haiti a one-year mandate extension so it can complete the work of training the Haitian national police ... Read more...

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Eleven killed as U.N. plane crashes in Haiti


October 10th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) – Eleven people were killed on Friday when the plane they were on crashed into a mountain in western Haiti, officials told BNO News.Eleven peacekeepers were on board ... Read more...

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13 dead, 6,000 displaced by hurricane in Hispaniola


August 28th, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) Aug 28 (DPA) At least 13 people were killed and more than 6,000 displaced as Hurricane Gustav hit the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, authorities in Haiti and the ... Read more...

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