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#Haiti German start-up supplies clean energy to Haiti hospital

#Haiti German start-up supplies clean energy to Haiti hospital

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since the beginning of the year, Berlin-based company Qinous has been ensuring a clean energy supply at a hospital in Haiti with the help of its battery system. The compact lithium ion battery system provides for daytime grid stabilization, thus allowing for 100 percent penetration of solar power from a 230 kW roof-mounted PV system […]

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Five years on from Haiti earthquake: EU’s response

Five years on from Haiti earthquake: EU’s response

On 12 January 2010, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that took 222,750 people’s lives, injured many thousands and made 1.5 million homeless. Today, the amount of people still living in camps – those formally known as Internally Displaced People – has gone down to 85,000. While many challenges still lay ahead of Haiti, […]

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EU signs new support for government reforms in Haiti

EU signs new support for government reforms in Haiti

Today the EU will approve a direct payment to the government of Haiti of €34 million in order to support ongoing reforms to modernize the state administration and the public finance management. This will be done through, for instance, better internal and external controls and anti-corruption measures. The reforms will also improve access to primary […]

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Two hundred young people hold their own football world cup in Brazil to speak out against violence

Two hundred young people hold their own football world cup in Brazil to speak out against violence

This week, boys and girls from around the world will be rivals on the football field, but will be united as one to speak out against the inequalities and violence they say are ruining their lives. The football tournament will see youths from 13 countries call on world leaders to work for a more fair […]

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Four years on from Haiti earthquake: EU’s response

Four years on from Haiti earthquake: EU’s response

On 12 January 2010, Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake that took 222,750 people’s lives, injured many thousands and made 1.7 million homeless. How the EU responded Since day one, the European Union has responded to the needs of the Haitian population; providing both immediate humanitarian relief on a massive scale, while boosting its […]

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