In 2010 United Nations peacekeepers unleashed a cholera outbreak. This has been a large issue ever since and the Secretary General always said that the global body of the UN is immune to legal claims. He refused to apologize for the longest time. However, now that his term is coming to an end him and his team are trying to compensate for any damages caused.

Finally they have admitted that they need to compensate the victims and they are offering a 400$ million dollar response to cholera payment. He says that he will try to eradicate the disease in Haiti.

It is still unclear how the money will be dispersed and what will be done. This offers new insights into the UN and how they should act when negative things happen. Is it fair that a body this large is completely immune from legal claims?

 

see full story at http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/25/world/americas/haiti-united-nations-cholera.html?ref=world&_r=0

 

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