The head of Oxfam International described the damning sexual exploitation allegations its faces as a "stain" on the charity "that will shame us for years" as she announced plans to try to stamp out abuse in the organisation.
Concern Worldwide’s emergency response team are on standby to distribute vital supplies being airlifted to Haiti – where over 1.4 million people are in urgent need of aid following the devastation left by Hurricane Matthew.
Haiti's death toll has soared after rescue crews began reaching remote corners cut off when Hurricane Matthew slammed into the country's south-west peninsula - the first Category 4 storm to hit the country in more than 50 years.
Musician Michel "Sweet Micky" Martelly scored a come-from-behind victory in Haiti's presidential run-off, according to preliminary results from last month's election showing he easily defeated a former first lady for the leadership of a country facing enormous challenges.
Former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier told Haitians he had returned after 25 years in exile to participate in the post-earthquake reconstruction of his homeland and was ready to face “persecution” for alleged crimes during his administration.
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier returned to Haiti after nearly 25 years in exile, a surprising and perplexing move that comes as his country struggles with a political crisis and the stalled effort to recover from last year’s devastating earthquake.
Furious supporters of eliminated candidates set fires and put up barricades in the streets of Haiti's capital after officials announced that government protege Jude Celestin and former first lady Mirlande Manigat would advance to a second round run-off in presidential elections.