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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 2h
I am deeply saddened by the loss of life & destruction caused by in and now ravaging . We are redeploying OCHA leadership and staff to Pemba in Mozambique to help coordinate the Government-led response. My statement
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Mark Lowcock 2h
Joined & today to see some great work in one of the camps for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar including a project that helps prevent landslides & a food shop with electronic vouchers that allows refugees to pick what they need 📷
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UN Humanitarian 18h
We are closely monitoring 🌀& deploying colleagues to the areas affected to support the response. Follow 👉🏽 Find our latest updates here 👉🏽
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Mark Lowcock 19h
Humanitarian needs in are far too high. We are scaling up the aid response, which is just 12% funded. This unreported & underfunded crisis deserves more support from donors and the international community.
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Mark Lowcock 20h
A great example of one UN! 🇺🇳 Today I had the pleasure of meeting a diverse and very inspiring group of colleagues at a town hall meeting in Cox’s Bazar. It was esp. nice to see so many women, including from Bangladesh, as part of the response.
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UN OCHA Asia Pacific Apr 24
Exactly 4 years ago, a devastating earthquake struck in . In the disaster's aftermath, the Common Feedback Project (CFP) set the example for community engagement and accountability in emergencies and recovery. Read more:
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Mark Lowcock 22h
Happy to be on an important visit to Bangladesh with my friends & colleagues & to thank the country for its generous support to Rohingya refugees and discuss ways the and the international community can do more to support refugees & host communities.
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Melissa Fleming Apr 24
Three Chiefs join forces to pledge continued support to , recognizing their extraordinary generosity for hosting almost 1 million Rohingya refugees. They also agreed with PM Sheikh Hasina that a safe, just and sustainable solution for them must be found in Myanmar.
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United Nations Apr 23
It may not always make the headlines, but through international cooperation the UN works to prevent conflict, keep the peace & protect people every day.
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António Guterres Apr 23
Sexual violence continues to be used as a tactic of war around the world. We must continue to step up our efforts to prevent & end these crimes, with victims & survivors at the centre of our response.
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UNESCO Apr 22
23 April is 📚! Let's highlight today the power of books to promote open and inclusive knowledge societies. ℹ️
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UN in Bangladesh Apr 21
Three top officials will jointly visit from 24-26 April to highlight the ongoing need for support for the needs of almost a million .
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UNOCHA Nigeria Apr 22
PRESS STATEMENT Humanitarian Coordinator in expresses condolences for the death of two aid workers in attack by gunmen. “This horrific tragedy has left the entire humanitarian community in mourning,” said. FULL STATEMENT:
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UN Women Apr 22
What happens when a climate-induced disaster strikes? Women and girls: 🌀 Are the last to eat or be rescued; 🌀 Face greater health and safety risks; 🌀 Take on increased domestic & care work as resources disappear. More on :
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António Guterres Apr 21
This video is a poignant reminder of the urgent need to protect the planet. On & every day, take in every way you can.
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António Guterres Apr 21
I condemn the heinous terrorist attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a sacred day for Christians. The UN stands in solidarity with Sri Lanka as the global community fights hatred and violent extremism together. Holy sites must be respected.
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World Health Organization (WHO) Apr 19
Replying to @WHO
We are outraged by this attack which killed our colleague, epidemiologist Dr Mouzoko in Butembo, . Health workers and health facilities are . Must NEVER be targets.
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Mark Lowcock Apr 19
40 million people in the world have fled their homes in fear but are not refugees. This week we continue to draw attention to and a life unavailable.
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UN Humanitarian Apr 18
Burundi is one of the world’s poorest nations. Here are 5️⃣ things you need to know about the humanitarian situation 🇧🇮
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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Apr 18
“We’re prepared, but nervous. The shelters aren’t strong, the earth is loose. We must be vigilant.” Mohammed and nearly 1 million fellow Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have one eye on the sky as monsoon season approaches.
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