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02-04-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Sahel - COVID-19 Food Security Threat - WFP

ENG

Burkina Faso crisis and COVID-19 concerns highlight pressure on Sahel food security. Food insecurity levels in the Sahel region are “spiralling out of control”, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday, as it expressed concerns about the potential impact on humanitarian supply chains because of restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

31-03-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Humanitarian Update UNICEF - OCHA - WFP

ENG

From DR Congo to Libya and Syria, humanitarians adjust to COVID-19

27-03-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: Appeal to COVID-19 Response - IFRC

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Nearly USD 825 million are needed for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to assist the world’s most vulnerable communities to face the new coronavirus, according to a revised emergency appeal for the pandemic launched in Geneva today.  

25-03-2020 | COVID-19

Statement from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet : Urgent action needed to prevent COVID-19 “rampaging through places of detention”

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Urgent action needed to prevent COVID-19 “rampaging through places of detention” – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has called on governments to take urgent action to protect the health and safety of people in detention and other closed facilities, as part of overall efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

24-03-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Special Envoy for Syria Geir O Pedersen - Ceasefire Message

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UN Syria envoy appeals for nationwide ceasefire to halt COVID-19. An immediate ceasefire is needed in Syria to prevent the spread of COVID-19, top United Nations negotiator for Syria, Geir O Pedersen, said on Tuesday, as he reiterated his willingness to work with all warring parties to ensure that the truce holds.

20-03-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 WFP - OCHA

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UN aid teams work round the clock to ensure humanitarian support to millions. Humanitarian actors are gearing up to find solutions for vulnerable communities hardest-hit by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including millions of children whose schools have closed, depriving them of essential meals, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

17-03-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

UNOG Bi-weekly press briefing: COVID-19 Preparedness - OCHA

ENG

Millions of people in crises will need UN humanitarian aid in midst of COVID-19 pandemic

12-03-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Steakout: Human Rights Council COVID-19 Suspension - Continuity

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Human Rights Council announces ‘orderly suspension’ of activities linked to COVID-19

10-03-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

COVID-19 Human Rights Council

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Human Rights Council settles into new home in response to Coronavirus COVID-19 threat

09-03-2020 | Edited News , COVID-19

Press Conference: COVID-19 Economic Impacts UNCTAD

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COVID-19: likely to cost $1 trillion in 2020, says UN economist, calls for confidence-building measures