The risk of a civil war in Haiti, where gang violence continues to worsen, is very high without the intervention of an international force to help the police, a minister warned on Friday at the UN. Haitian. READ ALSO : Haiti – Humanitarian crisis: the FAO is concerned "The government has requested international assistance in the form of a presence of a robust armed force and with a clear mandate in support of the Haitian National Police," said Ricard Pierre, Minister of Planning and Cooperation. outside during a conference on the dramatic humanitarian situation of the Caribbean country. "In truth, if this demand is not met within a reasonable time, the risk of civil war is almost certain," he said.