UN warns Haiti aid response is underfunded

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    The United Nations says there is not enough money to cover this year’s humanitarian response plan in Haiti.

    That is even though political instability and the coronavirus pandemic have left many more people in need of help.

    The country is also still trying to recover from a cholera outbreak nearly 10 years ago, which was introduced to the country by UN peacekeepers.

    Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from the United Nations.

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