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19 Members Of Congress Send Letter To U.N. Secretary General Urging Body To Take Responsibility For Haiti Cholera Outbreak

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) on Friday sent a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, “expressing concerns about the lack of progress in responding effectively to the Haitian cholera epidemic,” Haiti Libre reports. The website notes that the letter, signed by 19 members of Congress, “urges the Secretary General to use his office and his influence to ensure that the United Nations takes responsibility for the introduction of cholera into Haiti and commits an appropriate level of resources to support cholera response efforts.” The website provides the text of the letter (6/1).