UN details plans for Haiti's cholera victims, apologizes for role in epidemic

For the first time, the U.N. has apologized to the Haitian people for its role in the Haiti cholera outbreak, while it rolled out details on a new $400 million plan to combat the bacterial disease and meet the needs of impacted communities.

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  • Amy Lieberman

    Amy Lieberman is the U.N. Correspondent for Devex. She covers the United Nations and reports on global development and politics. Amy previously worked as a freelance reporter, covering the environment, human rights, immigration, and health across the U.S. and in more than 10 countries, including Colombia, Mexico, Nepal, and Cambodia. Her coverage has appeared in the Guardian, the Atlantic, Slate, and the Los Angeles Times. A native New Yorker, Amy received her master’s degree in politics and government from Columbia’s School of Journalism.