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UNOCHA

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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Good news: refugees in Jordan are now receiving #COVID19 vaccinations. 🙏

More from @refugees ⤵️

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Replying to @WFP: 💙Commitment.
💙Compassion.
💙Generosity.

This is what we need to stem the tide of hunger in 2021. After the challenges of 2020, we…

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"For lots of people on the planet, it is better than it used to be. That is an important thing I hold on to."

🎧 @UNReliefChief shares his optimism for humanity with @MelissaFleming:

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💙Commitment.
💙Compassion.
💙Generosity.

This is what we need to stem the tide of hunger in 2021. After the challenges of 2020, we have an incredible opportunity to make this year one of unity and hope for a better future.

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In Burkina Faso, more than 2 million people are now struggling to feed themselves because of conflict, insecurity & climate-related shocks.

Humanitarians have helped twice as many people in 2020 compared to 2019 and plan to increase their support in 2021:

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Replying to @reliefweb: The @UN steps up support for thousands of Rohingya refugees left without shelter after a devastating fire tore through a cro…

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🚨Ethiopia: hundreds of thousands of people are facing food and water shortages & lacking health services as humanitarian operations are constrained by the lack of full, safe and unhindered access to Tigray.

See our latest update:

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Latest update on Friday's earthquake in #Indonesia:
🔹 hundreds of people injured or killed
🔹 15,000 people temporarily displaced
🔹 heavy damages to infrastructure
The humanitarian response is organizing:

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Replying to @antonioguterres: Our world has reached a heart-wrenching milestone: #COVID19 has now claimed two million lives.

Sadly, the impact of…

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Our world has reached a heart-wrenching milestone: #COVID19 has now claimed two million lives.

Sadly, the impact of the pandemic has been made worse by the absence of global coordination.

In the memory of those two million souls, the world must act with far greater solidarity.

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The number of people fleeing violence & persecution is growing more rapidly than the number of migrants moving voluntarily.

Get the latest #UNPopulation data
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🔴 A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the West Sulawesi Province in #Indonesia.

Our latest update:

📸@IFRCAsiaPacific

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The @UN steps up support for thousands of Rohingya refugees left without shelter after a devastating fire tore through a crowded refugee camp in south-eastern Bangladesh

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Replying to @UNGeneva: Humanitarian assistance to #Tigray continues to be constrained by insecurity and bureaucratic obstacles caused by regional &…

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2020 was one of the hottest years on record, with many extreme weather events and impacts of the climate crises.

More from @WMO ⤵️

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Humanitarian assistance to #Tigray continues to be constrained by insecurity and bureaucratic obstacles caused by regional & federal authorities, deplores @UNOCHA at @UNGeneva press briefing.

UN renews its call to all actors to allow for a safe unobstructed access. #Ethiopia

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😷 Making masks
🧼 Making soap
🙅‍♀️ Fighting misinformation

Refugees are serving on the front lines of the pandemic and helping their communities stay safe.

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In 2021, we plan to reach 160 million of the 🌍’s most vulnerable people with life-saving support.

#InvestInHumanity

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Replying to @IFRCAsiaPacific: Our hearts are with all the families affected by a major #earthquake that has struck #Sulawesi in #Indonesia overnight…

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Our hearts are with all the families affected by a major #earthquake that has struck #Sulawesi in #Indonesia overnight. ❤️

Indonesian #RedCross volunteers are providing first aid and other relief to people who have evacuated and those who have lost their homes.

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Famines will be back in 2021.

Thousands of children like Abdo are dying of hunger. @NickKristof's op-ed and @gcwingman’s photos on Yemen are a painful reminder that we need to act now.

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Replying to @MarkCutts: This is “lockdown” for millions of displaced people in #Syria. Stuck in a tent in the rain in the middle of winter

These ch…

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Replying to @imran_riza: Only two weeks into 2021 and it is clear this year will be deeply difficult for #Syria. COVID-19 cases are rapidly rising,…

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This is “lockdown” for millions of displaced people in #Syria. Stuck in a tent in the rain in the middle of winter

These children have known nothing but war. They’ve never lived in anything but a tent

(Picture taken in Idlib this afternoon)

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Only two weeks into 2021 and it is clear this year will be deeply difficult for #Syria. COVID-19 cases are rapidly rising, prices are spiraling, and many families go to sleep cold and hungry. It is vitally important we can continue to support with humanitarian assistance.

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In 2020, humanitarian needs have increased like never before.

Here is how we have stepped up to the challenge.

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