Pope Benedict XVI urged to give for people affected by cholera in Haiti

A message from Pope Benedict XVI to the crowd of pilgrims and tourists gathering in Place St-Pierre Vatican. The Pope urges them to give generously to help Haiti. Pope Benedict XVI stated: "I support all those who are doing their best for this new emergency and, while I will give a particular mention in my prayers, I appeal to the international community so that this population can be helped generously"

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Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

Haiti has been fighting a cholera epidemic that has caused so far more than 900 dead. The situation is getting more dire every day. Port-au-Prince is home to some 3 million earthquake survivors who have been living in makeshift camps without clean drinking water and proper sanitation.

Hurricane Tomas that affected Haiti this month did not do anything to improve the situation. Instead, flooding following the hurricane made matter worst. U.N. Official is expecting more than 200,000 cases of cholera to be reported by the end of November in Haiti

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Alerte Jean Mackendy says...

I thougth it would be better to the U.N. to expecting 200.000 cases solves then lost.

WELL, if they realy wanted to helpe haiti they could, we arounds 10 month of a hearthquake we all knows how many lives are losses, so now (Li
pa tap joli pou nou sipote chay 200.000 sa-a)If in case that happen im invite u as haitian to stand for the

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Lamy says...

I have to Thank Everybody for their supports and their prayer, all the leaders who are trying to help us to this difficult era, haiti needs a lot of help right now. Like i said a few month ago, That's a wake up call for haitian to start all over again and reshape haiti to the right direction.

I have been living for the next 8 years, before 2020, i want to go back to my country to start.

and again, I want to die for my

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