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