Haiti has had a constant social unrest since July 2018 with the mobilization of demonstrations against the increased cost of petrol, the high cost of life and corruption allegations.
Fuel shortages have sparked riots and have led to
The events of February 2019, known as Operation “Lock Country”, resulted in a complete paralysis of the country's economy for 15 days. The Haitian Red Cross requested Disaster Relief Emergency Funds to respond to the humanitarian consequences of this prolonged crisis. A 320,000 Swiss francs operation was implemented between February and July 2019 (MDRHT016) in order to provide first-aid and prehospital care;
Since September 16, 2019 and more to date, events have taken place in Port-au-Prince and the United States. provinces. Blockers have been affected to supply medical services and supplies
Haitians titled the protest on Friday, October 4th “Mobilizasyon san Limit,” or “Unlimited Mobilization”. Since then, many humanitarian organizations have had to postpone their operations, including World Food Program, due to security concerns and lack of fuel.