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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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“The situation is as alarming as it is unacceptable”,

- @HCinDRCongo after a series of violent attacks in Beni territory, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

More than 67,000 people have been displaced as a result of a recent increase in violence.

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Replying to @UNReliefChief: While the humanitarian community has managed to sustain and scale up assistance to an unprecedented level, that effort h…

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While the humanitarian community has managed to sustain and scale up assistance to an unprecedented level, that effort has been outpaced by the growing scale of the COVID crisis.

The next six months will be crucial.

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Replying to @UNReliefChief: Ten days ago, the world passed the grim milestone of 2 million deaths from COVID.
Tune in as I brief the Security Counci…

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Ten days ago, the world passed the grim milestone of 2 million deaths from COVID.
Tune in as I brief the Security Council about the virus and its secondary effects on the world’s most fragile and conflict-affected countries.

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Replying to @UNOCHA_ROSEA: #CycloneEloise🌀 in Mozambique:

6 people died & 12 were injured
8,300 are displaced
8,800 houses destroyed, damaged or fl…

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Every year, 25 million people are displaced by climate-related disasters.

We need to scale up efforts to prevent, adapt and reduce the impacts of climate change. #AdaptationSummit

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#CycloneEloise🌀 in Mozambique:

6 people died & 12 were injured
8,300 are displaced
8,800 houses destroyed, damaged or flooded
160 classrooms & 26 health centres damaged
142,000 hectares of crops flooded

⬆176,000 people affected, according to preliminary Government data.

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🚨 The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis.

We need #ClimateAction now, to save lives and mitigate the worst impacts of climate change on the most vulnerable.

#AdaptationSummit

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West & Central Africa are among the most risk-prone regions in the world.

See, in numbers, how humanitarians have provided assistance to millions of people.

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Our colleague Flavio Monjane was in Beira, Mozambique, when #CycloneEloise made landfall, and sent this update.⤵️

Humanitarians are working to assist thousands of affected people.

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Replying to @TedChaiban: While the war in Syria continues, education remains the beacon for millions of children. It is a right that should be prote…

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Replying to @UNESCO: 500 million students are unable to access #education due to the shift to remote learning. We cannot allow this to happen!

On #…

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Madagascar’s Grand Sud is suffering the worst drought in 10 years.

@UN & partners are calling for $76 million to urgently improve food security, fight malnutrition & provide water and health services.

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Replying to @UNOCHA_ROSEA: Our colleague Flavio Monjane was in Beira, #Mozambique, when #CycloneEloise made landfall overnight on 22/23 January. In…

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Our colleague Flavio Monjane was in Beira, #Mozambique, when #CycloneEloise made landfall overnight on 22/23 January. In this video, he shows how Beira is experiencing significant flooding.

Humanitarians are working to assist thousands of people affected.

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Replying to @ggonzzalezz: While the 2 strongest typhoons affecting the #Philippines in 2020 are no longer in radar screens, early recovery work hasn…

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Replying to @OCHA_Ukraine: Over 700,000 children and teachers in more than 3,500 education facilities in e. #Ukraine have been affected by the hosti…

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While the war in Syria continues, education remains the beacon for millions of children. It is a right that should be protected & persevered. Read my joint statement with @HadiMuhannad: #EducationDay

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500 million students are unable to access #education due to the shift to remote learning. We cannot allow this to happen!

On #EducationDay, join our call to make sure that #LearningNEVERstops for anyone!

📚 #PowerEducation #Covid19

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While the 2 strongest typhoons affecting the #Philippines in 2020 are no longer in radar screens, early recovery work hasn’t stopped. @UNPhilippines continues bringing relief to local communities. See how we help families recovering from the shocks

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Not everyone can continue their education online while schools are closed due to #COVID19 measures.

The global humanitarian response plan is providing learning support to vulnerable people across the 🌎.

#EducationDay

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Over 700,000 children and teachers in more than 3,500 education facilities in e. #Ukraine have been affected by the hostilities.
📣We call to strengthen protection of #schools in e. #Ukraine, during the seventh year of the conflict.
#EducationDay

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EDUCATION = POWER ⚡

On Sunday's #EducationDay, let's #PowerEducation for future generations! 🦸🏾‍♂️

📷: @UNESCO

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Despite significant gains in @FAO's efforts to contain the desert locust🦗outbreak in East Africa, the battle is not over yet.

Here are 7⃣ things you need to know about locusts ⤵️

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Replying to @UNOCHA_ROSEA: #CycloneEloise has brought heavy rains and strong winds in Mozambique's Sofala Province, with a risk for significant floo…

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#CycloneEloise has brought heavy rains and strong winds in Mozambique's Sofala Province, with a risk for significant flooding in the days ahead.

#Eloise is expected to move inland, bringing heavy rains to southern Zimbabwe & northern South Africa.

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🔴It’s time to scale up ambition to help vulnerable communities adapt to the climate crisis.

Join the Climate #AdaptationSummit on 25 January to learn more about mitigation & prevention efforts around the world.

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