We need to start to work very energetically in the sanitation sector. Only half of Haitians have safe water and a quarter has [adequate] sanitation. So a quarter of the people have no fresh water to drink.
Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson in an interview with UN News Centre, 25 Oct '16
UN deputy chief reaffirms continued solidarity with Haitians on cholera response
Incidence of cholera has gone down by 90 per cent in Haiti since the outbreak in 2010.
Because cholera is, to a large extent, a disease of poverty, it remains a problem while there is poverty in Haiti, Mourad Wahba of Egypt, Deputy Special Representative for the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) told the UN News Centre.