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UN Humanitarian

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) helps humanitarian organizations save the lives of people caught in crises.

Joined on 19 February, 2009

http://unocha.org

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Replying to @OCHANigeria: "I am outraged & horrified by the gruesome attack against civilians in rural communities near #Maiduguri #Borno State. Thi…

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Replying to @ochaopt: On Wed., Israeli authorities demolished 11 structures, inc. homes & water facilities, in the Massafer Yatta area of #Hebron. 2…

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On Sunday's #PalestineDay, we reaffirm our commitment to upholding the right of the Palestinian people and call for their humanitarian needs to be addressed.

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"I am outraged & horrified by the gruesome attack against civilians in rural communities near #Maiduguri #Borno State. This is the most violent attack this year.
I strongly condemn any act of violence against innocent civilians" - @EdwardKallon

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🔴 Without urgent assistance, millions of children in Yemen will die or suffer life-long consequences of starvation.

Children in Yemen can't wait. #YemenCantWait
Donate now:

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Replying to @UN_Women: Let’s stand united against all who attempt to blur the lines around sexual consent, place blame on victims, and excuse perpet…

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Let’s stand united against all who attempt to blur the lines around sexual consent, place blame on victims, and excuse perpetrators.

During #16Days of Activism, let’s say it loud and clear:

NO. MEANS. NO.

#orangetheworld #GenerationEquality

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“Each day I wake up in the hope of bringing up change.”

After almost 10 years of violence, millions of people in Syria need psychological support.

Mahasin brings them hope. Watch her story. #InvestInHumanity

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Replying to @UNCERF: Save the date: 8 December 2020, at 10AM EST!!!

In🔟days @antonioguterres, @UNReliefChief & partners will showcase @UNCERF’s…

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The humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia remains increasingly critical.

Humanitarians are urging for safe and unimpeded access to provide life-saving aid to the most vulnerable. More from our colleague Truphosa in the region ⤵️

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Replying to @antonioguterres: The trillions of dollars needed for #COVID19 recovery are borrowed money from future generations.

We cannot use these…

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As people stayed home to stop the spread of #COVID19, reports of violence against women & girls began to rise, especially in humanitarian settings.

This #16Days of Activism, #orangetheworld to show you stand with survivors and their right to justice.

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Replying to @WFP: Gladys' house was flooded when #HurricaneEta hit her village in #Honduras. 🌪️🌊

WFP is on the ground, supporting local authorities…

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Gladys' house was flooded when #HurricaneEta hit her village in #Honduras. 🌪️🌊

WFP is on the ground, supporting local authorities and communities affected by the Hurricanes Iota and Eta, two powerful storms that made landfall this month.

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Save the date: 8 December 2020, at 10AM EST!!!

In🔟days @antonioguterres, @UNReliefChief & partners will showcase @UNCERF’s global impact and call for support to humanitarian action in 2021

Read more👉 #InvestInHumanity

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📚 Learning
💉 Health, nutrition & vaccination services
🧘 Mental health
🚰Water & sanitation
💸Economic support
🤲Humanitarian aid

@UNICEF is calling for a six-point plan to protect children impacted by the #COVID19 crisis. Read more:

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"They could have died, but they are in good health now."
A story of hope from Sudan. #InvestInHumanity

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Replying to @ochamyanmar: #Myanmar🇲🇲Humanitarian Update

- 3 civilians killed, 6 injured in Rakhine in November

- 105,100 people currently displace…

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Over 855,000 Rohingya people still live in crowded camps in Bangladesh, making them highly vulnerable to #COVID19.

More about the Rohingya crisis and other crises that need our attention ➡️

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The trillions of dollars needed for #COVID19 recovery are borrowed money from future generations.

We cannot use these resources to lock-in policies that burden them with a mountain of debt on a broken and dangerous planet.

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Replying to @EduCannotWait: #EducationCannotWait "I just want a career that lets me be independent. It's pretty simple really: I want to be in charg…

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The @UN projects that every 3 months of lockdown could bring an additional 15 million cases of gender-based violence globally.

Investing in women & girls is a smart investment, say @Atayeshe, @phumzileunwomen, and @UNReliefChief in a joint op-ed: #16Days

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Replying to @BrookingsFP: WEBINAR: Join @brucebrookings on Dec 7 at 11am ET as he interviews @UNReliefChief Mark Lowcock on how COVID-19's fallout h…

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"Today an estimated 9.3 million people in Syria are food insecure – 1.4 million more people than a year ago and more than at any other time during the crisis."
- @rajasingham_UN briefing the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria.

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On Wed., Israeli authorities demolished 11 structures, inc. homes & water facilities, in the Massafer Yatta area of #Hebron. 25 #Palestinians were displaced & over 700 were otherwise affected. Some of the structures had been donated as #humanitarian aid.

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#EducationCannotWait "I just want a career that lets me be independent. It's pretty simple really: I want to be in charge of my own life and not have anyone else make decisions for me."
Sarita, Nepal.
Check out #OneDayIWill, a new @UNOCHA virtual exhibit

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#Myanmar🇲🇲Humanitarian Update

- 3 civilians killed, 6 injured in Rakhine in November

- 105,100 people currently displaced due to the ongoing conflict

- Despite access challenges, partners are delivering humanitarian and #C19 response, where possible

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WEBINAR: Join @brucebrookings on Dec 7 at 11am ET as he interviews @UNReliefChief Mark Lowcock on how COVID-19's fallout has posed new challenges for the international humanitarian system.

#BrookingsUN

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📢 Launching 1 December!

The Global Humanitarian Overview is the world’s most comprehensive assessment of global humanitarian needs, response and requirements. #InvestInHumanity

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