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Haiti faces humanitarian crisis

By DW
18 November 2022   |   12:22 pm
Haiti is grappling with multiple crises: a cholera outbreak in the capital, political instability, soaring inflation and gangs blocking fuel deliveries at the main port. The UN Security Council is divided over how to help.

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