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First phase of a survey of persons living with disabilities, with households of municipalities of Môle Saint Nicolas, of Bombardopolis and of Baie de Henne in the North West is in progress, the purpose of this survey is to identify and collect information on a maximum of people with a disability in order to constitute a database RUB [Single Registry of Beneficiaries].
GB Group favors the establishment of strategic alliances
Haitian society GB Group, which controls operations of Texaco, promotes the establishment of strategic alliances of investment between the Dominican Republic and Haiti, to increase employment in both countries. Pablo Portes, which manages energy and oil of GB Group, volunteered to serve as a liaison between business and political leaders of the two countries to create a synergy that will have an impact on both the business and society.
Switzerland assistance of $4.7 million for immunization
Helen Evans, Deputy CEO of the GAVI Alliance (Switzerland) said that his group will help health workers to Haiti to vaccinate more than 250,000 children against rotavirus, highly contagious and very common in children, which can lead to death if not treated quickly. The vaccine will be distributed to public health centers across the country this summer. GAVI will invest $ 4.7 million for the vaccine and the Haitian government will contribute up to $370,000. https://www.haitilibre.com/article-8449-haiti-sante-lancement-d-une-campagne-de-vaccination-contre-le-tetanos.html
Nearly 20 tons of humanitarian aid
This week, the charity organization "Kids Against Hunger", based in Louisville, Kentucky, proceeded to the delivery of 25 large pallets or nearly 20 tons of equipment and various foods in Haiti. The assistance was sent to the Toussaint Louverture International Airport by the U.S. military at the request of Ms. Cadden Katti (Operation Ukraine), under the auspices of Denton Cargo program, which consisted of a C-17 from Charleston (SC South). Through this support, more than 8,000 hot meals will be distributed daily to the most vulnerable populations of the areas of Gonaives, the Arcahaie and Cap-Haitien.