Special emergency assistance to Haiti

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolution 45/2 of 10 October 1990 and welcoming its successful implementation and results,

Conscious of the severe economic and social problems facing Haiti,

Convinced of the need to grant technical and economic assistance to Haiti in overcoming its severe economic and social problems,

1.         Appeals to Member States, international financial institutions, the specialized agencies and organizations and programmes of the United Nations system to respond generously and urgently to the needs of Haiti in overcoming its severe economic and social problems;

2.         Expresses its determination to assist Haiti in overcoming its severe economic and social problems;

3.         Decides to keep the question on assistance to Haiti under review and requests the Secretary-General to consult the Government of Haiti as soon as possible concerning appropriate initiatives for the launching of a special programme of emergency assistance to Haiti and to inform the Assembly on the outcome of such consultations.

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