In U.N. General Assembly Briefing, SG Ban Calls For Additional Resources To Respond To Hurricane-Hit Haiti

U.N. News Centre: U.N. chief calls on General Assembly to ‘fulfill moral duty’ to assist storm-ravaged Haiti
“Briefing the United Nations General Assembly on the humanitarian situation in Haiti following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underlined the urgency of additional resources to help respond to the dire needs on the island. … Barely a week after the storm, on 10 October, the U.N. launched a nearly $120 million ‘flash appeal’ to fund its humanitarian response in the aftermath of the disaster. … However, 10 days since its launch, the appeal is only 22 percent funded, said Mr. Ban…” (10/20).

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