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UN asked to pay for Haitian cholera outbreak

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UN asked to pay for Haitian cholera outbreak

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The UN is being petitioned for compensation after being blamed for an outbreak of Cholera in the wake of the 2010 Haitian earthquake.

A human rights group argues infected U.N.

peacekeeping troops from Nepal, where cholera is endemic, were the source of the disease after dumping waste from their camp base into the local river.