Ariel Henry, Haiti's prime minister, called for international support to curb gang violence and unblock roads to allow the delivery of fuel and other aid.
Specifically, Henry called on the international community to "help us fight this humanitarian emergency" when Haiti is trying to prevent a new cholera outbreak.
"The whole country has been hijacked," he said.
"This situation prevents our children from going to school, sick people from getting health care, people . . .