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LGF Haiti continues to help Haiti’s children stay healthy

In partnership with the amazing Kate Danvers, LGF Haiti completes yet another installation of its uniquely designed manual hand pump water purification system (designed and built in Haiti by our all Haitian team) This time the LGF UV2000 system was installed at Ecole mixte le Redempteur a school for 500 students located in one of […]

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Divining a Solution

Providing clean water to earthquake-ravaged Haiti is no simple task, but Bobbi Dunphy is spearheading a vital ‘profit for purpose’ initiative that will not only provide advanced water purification technologies but will also help Haitians get back on their feet. When the hyperkinetic Bobbi Dunphy is asked why she spends so much of her energy […]

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Haiti: UN urges investing in water to combat cholera

11 January 2012 – Dramatic improvements in water and sanitation services are needed to eliminate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, health experts who took part in a United Nations-organized briefing to outline concrete steps to stem the spread of the disease in the region said today. The event, organized by the UN World […]

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UN on situation in Haiti

Excerpts from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly informal meeting on Haiti, in New York today, 3 December: Collective Efforts in Haiti Will Be Overwhelmed without Massive, Immediate Response, Secretary-General Warns in Remarks to General Assembly The challenges arising from the 12 Jan earthquake have been compounded by the needs arising from […]

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Rapid Response Required : Cholera Outbreak

An outbreak of cholera has exploded in the Artibonite region of Haiti. We have received reports that as of this morning, Friday Oct 22nd, there have been more than 2000 cases of acute watery diarrhea and already 160 deaths and mounting, at the facilities in St. Marc, Petite Riviere d’Artibonite, Mirebalais and Lascahobas; the death-rate […]

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