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Haiti: People will die as country nears breaking point
14/10/2022 11:08 PM | Click to read full article
The United Nations is warning that hunger in one of Haiti's biggest slums is at catastrophic levels, as gang violence and economic crises push the country to "breaking point".
Nearly 20,000 people in the capital's impoverished Cité Soleil area have dangerously little access to food and could face starvation, the UN says. Across Haiti, almost five million are struggling with malnutrition.