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UN: Haiti faces 'humanitarian tragedy' and acute emergency

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The UN envoy for Haiti says the impoverished Caribbean nation is facing "a humanitarian tragedy and an acute emergency situation" with 1.4 million people needing immediate help. Sandra Honore told the Security Council on yesterday that the health ...
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