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Friday, September 23, the Providence hospital in Gonaïves closed its emergency services for lack of fuel. The Management of this Hospital Center asks for the help of the Good Samaritans.
Digicel calls for solidarity
“Our technicians continue to try to travel to the provinces to repair damaged optical fibers and to put diesel in our antenna sites. We are also trying to help out a few hospitals in critical situations. This is a call for solidarity to facilitate the transition,” said Maarten Boute, President of Digicel.
PAHO flies to the aid of MSF and hospitals
Faced with the shortage of inputs that has affected the capital's health structures since the beginning of the violent demonstrations last week, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has provided medicines and medical inputs with the aim of palliating emergency to this problem at Médecins Sans Frontières, the Hôpital Universitaire la Paix and the Hospital of the State University of Haiti.
Cuba : Haitian Day
Saturday, September 24 was celebrated in Cuba the Haitian Day which aims to value the contribution of Haitians and their descendants who have emigrated to Cuba over the years. The Embassy of Haiti in Cuba applauds and congratulates the Association of Haitian Descendants of Guantanamo and other provinces, representatives of Local Governments, Uneac, ICAP and other institutions and/or persons, for all actions that they have always carried out over the years to promote the heritage and integration of Haitian culture in their communities.
UNICEF : 4 million liters of drinking water distributed in Cité Soleil
In emergency situations, it is difficult for people living in conflict zones to have access to drinking water. UNICEF has distributed more than 4 million liters of water to the population of Cité Soleil to prevent the occurrence of waterborne diseases.
Post-earthquake : 20 Million Canadian dollars
New funding of $20 million to the United Nations Development Program Multi-Partner Trust Fund for post-earthquake reconstruction efforts in Haiti was announced by Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada.