The effort aims to provide hundreds of children between the ages of zero and 12 with bottles, personal hygiene items and soaps, milk, water, cereals, bread and cheese.
As the climate of peace deteriorates due to clashes between armed groups, it is estimated that at least half a thousand children took refuge three weeks ago at a sports center on the southern outskirts of the capital.
Humanitarian organizations have warned that about 50 people have died in the violence since June 1, although the number could still be higher.
Earlier in the day, President Joval Moss called for international support and cooperation from all sections of society to end armed gang violence.
‘The country has been in a cycle of violence for the last 18 years. A hellish cycle of insecurity. This cycle is always forcing us to put out the fire, ”he said after an official visit to Turkey.
The president made it clear that he was not seeking a foreign military intervention, but a commitment from the international community to combat insecurity.
Haiti enjoyed long-standing United Nations intervention in the country in 2004 amid an armed uprising against then-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. But 13 years later they left the Caribbean with a controversial balance, with gang activity reaching dangerous levels over the past four years, and social organizations have condemned their involvement with the government.
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