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16 Jun 2011 description

June 16, 2011

International Action’s Haiti office is distributing 500,000 albendazole de-worming pills to protect Haiti’s communities and get its children healthy and back in school. The pills are available free of charge to non-profit or community organizations that can administer them.

23 Oct 2010 description

October 23, 2010
Jeremy Mak
Public Information: +1 202 488.0735
info@haitiwater.org

22 Oct 2010 description

October 22, 2010

Wesley Laîné and Jeremy Mak
Public Information: 202-488-0735
info@haitiwater.org

30 Mar 2009 description

The staff of International Action - acting through a network of 40 neighborhood citizen Boards - have given out 120,000 doses of Albendazole in the poorest parts of Port-au-Prince. The drug eliminates intestinal worms commonly infecting Haitians of all ages.

The De-worming Campaign will reach 500,000 Haitians by the end of 2009. It is a model for many poor countries.

Public Health experts at Johns Hopkins University say 2 billion people - one third of the world's population - carry hookworms, roundworms, whipworms or schistosomiasis.

04 Dec 2008 description

Quelques 400 000 résidents de Port-au-Prince, Haïti, ont aujourd'hui accès à l'eau potable pour la première fois grâce à 100 chlorateurs de quartier fabriqués par NORWECO Inc, Ohio,USA (norweco.com) ; et aux pastilles de chlore spécialement conçues par Arch Chemicals Inc. de Norwalk, Connecticut, USA (archchemicals.com).

Depuis Mai 2006, International Action, une NGO basée à Washington D.C - travaillant conjointement avec Dlo Pwòp ("De l'Eau Propre" en créole) , un groupe Haïtien - a installé 100 chlorateurs d'eau dans 23 des plus pauvres quartiers de …

03 Dec 2008 description

Some 400,000 residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, now have access to clean water for the first time thanks in part to 100 neighborhood chlorinators designed and manufactured by NORWECO Inc. of Norwalk, Ohio, (norweco.com) and specially designed dry chlorine tablets from Arch Chemicals Inc. of Norwalk, Connecticut. (archchemicals.com)

Starting in May of 2006, Washington, D.C.