To: The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate

End Cholera & Aid Elections in Haiti; Protect Haitians in US

Press the U.S. government to work effectively for the elimination of cholera in Haiti. Press for protections of Haitians in the U.S. in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Support Haitian efforts to ensure a credible electoral process.

Why is this important?

On October 20, 27 Florida-based organizations and 24 other prominent Floridians wrote to Hillary Clinton asking her to articulate her positions on issues of concern to the Haitian American community, noting that "Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti, affecting two million Haitians; stranding hundreds of thousands; killing at least 1,000; obliterating tens of thousands of homes; destroying and inundating towns, livestock, crops, and livelihoods; and causing a surge in cholera cases." [1]

The letter urges U.S. leadership to eradicate Haiti’s cholera epidemic - brought to Haiti by the UN - and to compensate its victims; to re-designate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status and expand the Haitian Family Reunification Program to protect and support Haitian-Americans in the wake of Hurricane Matthew; and to support Haitian efforts to ensure a credible electoral process.

Urge your Representative and Senators to support these reforms of U.S. policy towards Haiti by signing our petition.

References:
1. http://www.ijdh.org/2016/10/topics/politics-democracy/51-florida-groups-and-leaders-ask-hillary-clinton-meeting-and-views-on-urgent-haiti-issues/

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Reasons for signing

  • Please reopen all schools, bars & restaurants, shops & malls, personal services, parks & recreation centers, Sports activities and large parties & gatherings, weddings & marriages and other services. Economy & Jobs, Religious Facilities, Live Entertainment. Returning back to all cities, countries and all states around the world. Road to reopening your small businesses and economy recovery, Reopen all indoor & outdoor dining, slowly getting things back to normal.
  • Stop the genocide!
  • Please renew TPS for Haiti.They cannot go back to the country.Haiti is still very affected by the 2010 Earthquake.Now this Hurricane.Please help.