Humanitarian aid for Haiti continues despite tension in the capital city

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says the delivery of humanitarian assistance to people in Port-Au-Prince continues, despite the tense and volatile situation in the Haitian capital.

The International Organization for Migration said that from March 8-14, nearly 17,000 people have left the capital.

The deputy spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General, Farhan Haq, said more than of those people are heading towards the Grand Sud departments.

He says this region already hosts more than 116,000 people who have fled the metropolitan area of Port-au-Prince in recent months.

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