U.N. SG Guterres Proposes Shifting Unspent $40.5M From Haiti Mission To Cholera Fund; Health Experts Warn Of Nation’s Widespread Food Insecurity Following Hurricane

Agence France-Presse: U.N. wants to shift $40 mln to Haiti cholera fund
“The United Nations is proposing that $40.5 million from the unspent budget of the U.N. mission in Haiti be poured into a special fund to help its cholera victims, according to a report released Tuesday. U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres made the proposal to the U.N. General Assembly to address a major shortfall in the $400 million needed to help Haiti recover from the epidemic…” (5/23).

Humanosphere: ‘Ignored’ hunger crisis unfolds in post-hurricane Haiti
“Health experts say the international community has turned a blind eye to widespread food insecurity in Haiti, where communities across nearly every region of the island are approaching risk of famine…” (Nikolau, 5/23).

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