With gangs, hunger and cholera plunging nearly half of Haiti’s population into humanitarian need, the United Nations and its partners are seeking $720 million to deliver lifesaving assistance this year to more than 3 million people.

This year’s funding appeal for Haiti is the largest since the devastating 2010 earthquake – and more than double the amount requested in 2022 – underscoring the scale, severity and urgency of the country’s humanitarian crisis.

Overall, the number of people who need humanitarian assistance in Haiti has doubled over the past five years to 5.2 million. The 2023 Humanitarian Response Plan, to be released in full on 19 April, aims to reach 60 per cent, or 3.2 million, of people in need.

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Source- OCHA