UN chief to visit hurricane-hit Haiti as funding appeal falls short

A week after Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti, many communities in remote areas have still not received any aidUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Haiti on Saturday to visit areas devastated by Hurricane Matthew as a UN funding appeal for the Caribbean nation drew few donors. Ban will visit Les Cayes on Haiti’s southern coast — one of the cities hardest-hit by Matthew — and meet with Haitian leaders, his office said. The United Nations has launched a flash appeal for $120 million to help Haiti cope with its worst humanitarian crisis since the 2010 earthquake.

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