The United States Provides‎ Financial Assistance to Support Haitian Elections after Hurricane Matthew

No. 2016/57

Hurricane Matthew’s widespread destruction resulted in an unanticipated, urgent, and considerable need to rehabilitate voting centers and roads in the affected regions of southwestern Haiti. As a result, the U.S. Government will provide financial support to United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) to support a timely and transparent election process.

We are encouraged by the many improvements in the electoral process made by the Provisional Electoral Council and urge all actors to participate fully and peacefully in the democratic process.

The United States reiterates its support for the completion of fair, transparent, and peaceful elections as scheduled on November 20 and January 29.