New York

07 October 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General - on Haiti

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General is saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life and injuries caused by the earthquake in north-west Haiti on 6 October.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Haiti.

The United Nations stands ready to support the Government of Haiti in the response efforts.