Haiti’s President Requests International Support for Humanitarian Crisis as Protesters Demand Resignation

After two months of protests demanding that President Jovenel Moise resign, Moise is requesting international support for the humanitarian crisis in his country. Moise is distrusted by Haitians for allegations of corruption, inflation and increasing insecurity.

Despite the request by Moise, there continues to be challenges to providing aid due to protesters blocking roads, gang violence and other crimes. The United National World Food Program (WFP) is planning to provide aid through air and sea transportation methods, but they still need to raise $2.9 million.

To add to the crisis, police officers are also protesting asking for living wages, improved conditions in police stations, social benefits and justice for police officers who were murdered.

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