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Women, Children At Risk Of Being Trafficked In Hurricane-Hit Haiti, U.N. Warns; 800K People Need Immediate Food Assistance

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Haiti’s hurricane raises risk of women, children being trafficked — U.N.
“Women and children in Haiti are at heightened risk of sexual exploitation and trafficking in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, which ripped through the impoverished Caribbean nation, the United Nations and aid agencies warn…” (Moloney, 10/24).

U.N. News Centre: After hurricane, U.N. assessment finds 800,000 Haitians in dire need of immediate food assistance
“An assessment conducted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), together with the Haitian government and its National Coordination for Food Security (CNSA), has determined that in the wake of Hurricane Matthew some 1.4 million people are in need of food assistance, 800,000 of whom are in a dire situation…” (10/24).

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