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The official Twitter account of Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock
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Mark Lowcock Nov 13
I echo ’s statement today on : parties must show restraint.
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OSE_Yemen Nov 13
The Special Envoy of the Secretary General for welcomes reports of reduction of hostilities in
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الدفاع المدني والإسعاف - عُمان Nov 12
الهيئة العامة للدفاع المدني والإسعاف توقع مذكرة تفاهم في مجال الإغاثة والشؤون الإنسانية.
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Mark Lowcock Nov 12
Excited to be in the Sultanate of to sign a MoU on disaster preparedness with Major General Abdullah Al Harithi. Good discussions about how to strengthen partnership and cooperation in humanitarian assistance w/
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António Guterres Nov 11
As we mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, may we draw from its lessons and strengthen international cooperation to face the tests and threats of today and tomorrow.
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UN Humanitarian Nov 9
🏚️ Hardly any house was left standing 🌴 All the palm trees were broken off When Typhoon Haiyan devastated the our emergency responders were .
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Sphere Nov 6
*The 2018 is now live!* Read it online on our interactive platform at . To download the PDF and see a preview of the French, Spanish, and Arabic translations, visit !
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Mark Lowcock Nov 5
3️⃣ challenges we must work on: 1) Work harder to change the behavior of combatants. 2) Shift from a reactive to a proactive approach to financing. 3) Invest in & implement more durable solutions for IDPs. ➡️ Solutions in my speech here:
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Director-General Nov 5
In our turbulent world, we need to find peaceful solutions for violent conflict, building on lessons from history & considering the needs of future generations. This is the goal of , which begins today. Find out how to get involved:
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Mark Lowcock Nov 5
🌊 On , my thoughts are with the people of Indonesia and all who have suffered devastation & loss globally as a result of tsunamis. Early warning, disaster prevention and preparedness are key.
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undispatch Nov 5
The UN's Top humanitarian official is on the podcast. We discuss the crisis in Yemen.
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António Guterres Nov 4
Tsunamis cannot be averted, but they can be predicted so people can escape. Early warning and disaster prevention and preparedness are paramount.
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UNISDR Nov 3
losses over last 20 years: 251,770 deaths and US$280 billion economic losses (1998-2017). Compared with 998 deaths and US$2.7 billion in recorded losses from tsunamis over the previous 20 years (1978-1997)
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UN Spokesperson Nov 3
Secretary-General welcomes delivery of humanitarian aid to 50,000 people Rukban camp near Syria-Jordan border, stresses need for continued, full, safe, sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access to all people in need in Syria
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UN Humanitarian Nov 2
No one can solve the 🌎's problems on their own - but when we work together we can make a difference.
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António Guterres Nov 2
Yemen stands on a precipice. The international community has a real opportunity to halt the senseless cycle of violence and to prevent an imminent catastrophe. The time to act is now.
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Mark Lowcock Oct 31
It was a pleasure to speak to students at about the importance of multilateral solutions to respond to the pressing humanitarian challenges we face today. My speech ➡️
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Mark Lowcock Oct 30
Record $2.1bn received for (71%), but must scale-up. So far: - 8m people have aid each month - 7.3m have food - 5.2m have clean water & sanitation - 420k children treated for malnutrition Big thanks🇸🇦 🇦🇪 🇺🇸🇰🇼 🇬🇧🇪🇺 More needed now & for 2019
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Johns Hopkins | SAIS Oct 29
TMRW 10/30: Join us for a conversation with Sir Mark Lowcock on the Global Humanitarian Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities. 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm est.
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Mark Lowcock Oct 29
On , I asked Member States & the Security Council for: *Respite in Idleb to continue *Renewal of cross-border resolution *Aid convoy to Rubkan to go *Improved access for aid, needs assessment and monitoring *Continued funds for aid
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