Many people in the southwestern peninsula of Haiti are in dire need of safe drinking water because Hurricane Matthew ruptured water pipes an... Full Story
Getting water to Haitians affected by Hurricane Matthew
Many people in the southwestern peninsula of Haiti are in dire need of safe drinking water because Hurricane Matthew ruptured water pipes and contaminated many wells with sewage from latrines or ocean storm surge. Here are some of the international organizations working to help:
'Everything on the table' in revived Colombia peace talks
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