UN Calls for Assistance for Haiti Over Cholera Outbreak

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The United Nations and Haitian authorities have called for international assistance to respond to a deadly outbreak of cholera.

World Health Organization has warned that hundreds of thousands of people across the Caribbean nation are at risk.

A statement issued by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs appealed for $145.6m to help Haiti contain the outbreak.

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Ulrika Richardson, said the surge in cases in recent weeks and the rapid spread of cholera in the country is worrying.

Written by: Helen Obih

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