The European Union has allocated €9 million in humanitarian aid in response to the food shortages in Haiti. The humanitarian assistance will cover the essential nutrition needs of more than 130.000 people in the most affected areas.

Because of its vulnerability to natural hazards and high levels of poverty, Haiti has limited capacity to cope with emergencies like earthquakes, hurricanes and droughts.

In recent months, the humanitarian situation in Haiti has worsened dramatically and the co...

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