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WFP chief vows to help Haiti fight hunger, malnutrition

Date Published: 
06/14/2012
Summary: 

The executive director to the UN World Food Program (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, confirmed the UN agency's commitment to supporting Haiti in finding a solution to their hunger and malnutrition problem, a UN spokesman told reporters here Wednesday. (..) "During her first visit to Haiti, Ms. Cousin met with President Michael Martelly," UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said at the daily news briefing. (..) "I appeal to Haiti's friends in the world to continue supporting the government of Haiti and the WFP's efforts to provide sustainable solutions to fight hunger and malnutrition targeted at the most food-insecure and vulnerable populations," said Cousin.