United Nations Security Council Resolution 1908

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Adopted by the United Nations Security Council by a unanimous vote at its 6261st meeting on 19 January 2010

The Security Council,

Reaffirming its previous resolutions on Haiti, in particular its resolutions 1892 (2009), 1840 (2008), 1780 (2007), 1743 (2007), 1702 (2006), 1658 (2006), 1608 (2005), 1576 (2004) and 1542 (2004),

Expressing its deepest sympathy and solidarity to all those affected by the devastating earthquake of 12 January in Haiti and to their families,

Further expressing its deepest gratitude for the work of United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) staff and troops, as well as for the work of the staffs of other United Nations and international organizations in Haiti,

Recognizing the dire circumstances and urgent need for a response,

Welcoming the efforts of Member States to support the Government and people of Haiti and MINUSTAH,

1. Endorses the recommendation made by the Secretary-General to increase the overall force levels of MINUSTAH to support the immediate recovery, reconstruction and stability efforts;

2. Decides, therefore, that MINUSTAH will consist of a military component of up to 8,940 troops of all ranks and of a police component of up to 3,711 police and that it will keep the new levels of troops and police in MINUSTAH under review as necessary;

3. Decides to remain seized of the matter

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