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Replying to @WFP: The conflict in the #Tigray region of #Ethiopia has forced more than 30,000 people to flee across the border into Sudan.

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Millions of refugees have crossed borders to find safety.

Find out which countries have welcomed the most people and how our colleagues from @refugees are helping those forced to flee:

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Replying to @Refugees: With peace efforts gradually paving the way for the safe return of Afghan refugees we must continue to support them.

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"I firmly believe that if we can get them to sit down opposite each other, they will agree that finally, we can start the road to peace."

-- @OSE_Yemen Martin Griffiths tells @MelissaFleming about his efforts to bring and end to hostilities in Yemen.

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Replying to @UN_Women: 25 November is the International Day to End Violence against Women, kicking off #16Days of Activism.

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Since the creation of the UN, 80+ former colonies comprising 750 million people have gained independence.

Learn more about decolonization:

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With peace efforts gradually paving the way for the safe return of Afghan refugees we must continue to support them.

40 years on, the world can’t look away from Afghanistan.

#Afghanistan2020 

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The @UNFCCC #ClimateDialogues are set to increase momentum for greater #ClimateAction and ambition in the run-up to next year's UN Climate Conference #COP26.

Details here:

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The conflict in the #Tigray region of #Ethiopia has forced more than 30,000 people to flee across the border into Sudan.

WFP is calling for US$24.6 million to meet the immediate needs of Ethiopian refugees.

🗞️ Read more:

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#VaccinesWork

Vaccines are safe & help prevent millions of deaths every year. Yet, a growing number of networks seek to undermine trust in vaccinations.

Help share verified information that saves lives:

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Antibiotics are becoming less effective against common infections due to overuse & misuse.

Everyone has a role to play to stop the spread of drug-resistant infections. @FAO explains how 📽️

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Solidarity is survival amid #COVID19.

Find some inspiring examples of hope and kindness in our latest @TwitterMoments:

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Do #COVID19 antibodies last? And what does that mean for a COVID vaccine? Harvard professor Galit Alter explains how #VaccinesWork.

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The UN Public Service Awards recognize initiatives that can help achieve the #GlobalGoals, including the promotion of inclusive & equitable services for all.

Deadline for submissions is 24 November. More details here:

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Transforming food systems can help:

🍽️ Reach #ZeroHunger
🌳 Achieve the #GlobalGoals
🥗 Promote healthy diets
🐯 Reverse biodiversity loss
& much more.

@FoodSystems explains how ⤵️

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More than 13M people need urgent humanitarian aid in Burkina Faso, Mali & Niger amid violence, #COVID19 & extreme weather.

@UNOCHA shares some powerful stories of people living in one of the world’s fastest-growing emergencies.

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Violence in Ethiopia's Tigray region is causing a full-scale humanitarian crisis, with thousands fleeing into Sudan to seek safety.

The UN is on the ground, providing lifesaving assistance. via @UN_SDG

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"We are still running behind in the race against time.
Every country, city, financial institution and company should adopt plans for transitioning to net zero emissions by 2050."

-- @antonioguterres calls for urgent #ClimateAction.

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Lack of safe sanitation puts billions of people at risk of contracting infectious diseases around the world.

Here's the story of a woman's lifelong journey to bring toilets to remote villagers in Nepal, with support from the UN. via @UN_SDG

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New data shows the spread of measles surged worldwide in 2019, reaching the highest number of reported cases in 23 years.

@WHO says this alarming increase highlights the critical need for access to routine immunizations. #VaccinesWork

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Every second, the equivalent of one garbage truck full of textiles is landfilled or burned, polluting our environment and adding harmful greenhouse gases.

Be a #ClimateAction Superhero - mend, donate and keep clothing out of landfills! #ActNow

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25 November is the International Day to End Violence against Women, kicking off #16Days of Activism.

Time to support & empower survivors.
Time to spark a global conversation.
Time for #GenerationEquality to #orangetheworld!

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The UN works for everyone, everywhere by:
🇺🇳 preventing conflict
🇺🇳 vaccinating children
🇺🇳 protecting refugees
🇺🇳 feeding the hungry
🇺🇳 addressing the climate crisis
🇺🇳 empowering women
🇺🇳 responding to #COVID19 & so much more.

#UN75

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