“The country is physically and mentally destroyed,” Prime Minister Ariel Henry said.
The Caribbean nation's Civil Protection Agency also raised the number of injured people to 9,900 after Saturday's 7.2 magnitude earthquake.
Survivors in some areas were forced to wait out in the open amid oppressive heat for help from overloaded hospitals.
Seven years since Haiti was devastated by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake, poorest nation in the West still hasn't recovered.
Many people were surprised at the results of last week's election. In hindsight, the signs were there to be seen, in plain sight. Many, either because they were paying attention or being targeted, were not surprised.
In terms of loss of human life, this disaster was thankfully far less deadly than the earthquake on January 12, 2010, almost seven years ago now. But the real disaster -- chronic hunger, food insecurity, and dependency -- is yet to come.
He's using the gridiron as a platform to help those who need it the most.