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World Food Programme Warns of Prolonged Hunger Crisis in Haiti

The World Food Programme (WFP) has sounded the alarm on a massive hunger crisis in Haiti, cautioning that the situation may endure for years. The dire conditions threaten to plunge the nation into further unrest.

Background

Haiti, already grappling with significant challenges, now faces a serious hunger crisis. The 2023 Global Hunger Index ranks Haiti 115th out of 125 countries with sufficient data, highlighting the severity of the situation.

WFP's Warning

Isa Soares, in an exclusive interview with Jean-Martin Bauer, the WFP's country director for Haiti, delves into the grim reality unfolding in the Caribbean nation. The WFP's assessment underscores the urgent need for international attention and action.

Long-Term Impact

The prolonged hunger crisis threatens not only immediate survival but also the long-term stability of Haiti. As food scarcity persists, social tensions rise, and the risk of unrest looms large.

Efforts to address this crisis must be swift and sustained. The international community must rally to provide humanitarian aid and support programs that can alleviate hunger and prevent further deterioration.

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