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12 Dec 2010 description

Estonia is supporting the activities of UNICEF is alleviating the situation of residents of Haiti, particularly woman and children, during the cholera epidemic. To this end the Foreign Ministry is allocating nearly 60 000 euros to support UNICEF.

Foreign Minister Urmas Paet stated that the complicated humanitarian situation in Haiti, which suffered an earthquake at the beginning of this year, has gotten even worse as a result of the vast cholera epidemic that began in October. "Over 2 100 people have already died due to the epidemic, and nearly 45 000 have been taken to hospitals.

18 Jan 2010 description

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Today the European Union development ministers agreed on the co-ordinated activity of the European Union to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake over the next few weeks and months. The contribution of the European Commission and member states thus far totals 122 million euros. Estonia's contribution so far is close to 4 million kroons (255 645 EUR).

Foreign Minister Urmas Paet stated that Estonia's contribution to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake totals 3.9 million kroons.

15 Jan 2010 description

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The Foreign Ministry is donating an additional 1.5 million kroons through the International Red Cross to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Currently Estonia's aid to Haiti totals 3.5 million kroons (223 690 EUR), of which 2.5 million is financial aid through the Red Cross and 1 million is to send experts to the crisis region to help.

14 Jan 2010 description

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Estonia is donating one million kroons through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to help alleviate the effects of the earthquake in Haiti.

13 Jan 2010 description

Estonia is prepared to donate about one million kroons to help alleviate the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti. The Foreign Ministry is currently assessing co-operation with other state institutions to help victims of the earthquake and alleviate the aftermath.

"Our thoughts are with all the victims of the earthquake in Haiti and their families. Estonia, like the entire international community, is with the guidance of the UN charting out what is needed and what needs to be done first to help Haiti and its people," said Foreign Minister Paet.