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Defend Haiti reports that the Nation of Islam has partnered with an organization called the Haitian Leadership Network to donate a 30,000-gallon-per-day water-purification system meant to address a recent cholera outbreak:

[T] he NOI/HLLN partnership gifted the first of two purification units to "well-established and connected-to-the-people" Haitian grassroots women organizations to manage and distribute the water to their local communities.


The organizations were provided with a week of training and technical support sponsored by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and NOI Engineer, Brother Byron Muhammad. The brother traveled to Haiti to teach the organizations how to operate and take care of the solar-powered purification system that makes 30,000 gallons of clean water per day.

The water system will service the greater Port au Prince area with on-location distribution …

There's no word on the Nation of Islam's take on the issue, but the Haitian Leadership Network has accused the United Nations of "gross criminal negligence," alleging that it introduced the strain of cholera that caused the recent outbreak to the Haitian water supply.

Read more at Defend Haiti.

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