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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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Replying to @UN: 2020 has been a catastrophic year for the world's children, many of whom have been affected by #COVID19, the climate crisis & confl…

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1 in 33 people 🌍 will need humanitarian aid in 2021.

Now is the time to #InvestInHumanity.

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Replying to @OCHANigeria: Mohammed lost a foot when he drove over an improvised landmine 3 years ago

15% of people in conflict areas like NE #Niger

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Replying to @UNOCHA_ROSEA: Madagascar's Grand Sud region is facing one of its worst food crisis of the last years, following three consecutive droug…

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Through @UNCERF, humanitarians are reaching out to vulnerable communities before floods hit, allowing them to better protect themselves.

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2020 has been a catastrophic year for the world's children, many of whom have been affected by #COVID19, the climate crisis & conflict.

In response, @UNICEF has launched its largest-ever emergency appeal & hopes to support 190+ million children in 2021.

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1 in 3 women 🌍 has experienced gender-based violence.
In crisis settings, the risks are even greater for women & girls with disabilities. Humanitarian responses must consider their specific needs. #16Days #IDPD

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Replying to @OCHAYemen: Hunger reaches record levels in #Yemen. “Window to prevent famine is narrowing,” UN agencies warn as a new #IPC analysis sho…

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By the time we finished writing this tweet, we learned that little Abdo passed away. We are heartbroken & extend our thoughts to Abdo's family.
No child should die of hunger in 2021.

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Mohammed lost a foot when he drove over an improvised landmine 3 years ago

15% of people in conflict areas like NE #Nigeria live with disability
Ensuring their specific needs are taken into account is essential for aid workers

#InternationalDayofPersonsWithDisability

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Everyday, doctors & nurses are saving lives in Al-Sadaqah hospital.

But time is running out.

Without urgent funding, hundreds of thousands of children might die in Yemen.

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Replying to @OCHA_Ethiopia: The @UN announced that agreement has been reached with the Ethiopian Government to allow “unimpeded, sustained and secur…

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7 NGOs are calling for safe & unhindered access to help the most vulnerable and fight the impact of hunger, #COVID19 & conflict.

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Hunger reaches record levels in #Yemen. “Window to prevent famine is narrowing,” UN agencies warn as a new #IPC analysis shows alarming food insecurity levels.

A joint press release by @FAOYemen, @WFPYemen, @UNICEF_Yemen:

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Replying to @UN_PGA: #COVID19 is more than a global health crisis – it’s a socio-economic, humanitarian, security & human rights crisis. The @UN Gen…

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A month ago, Tropical Storm Eta battered Central America, affecting millions of people in Honduras.
More on the needs and recovery efforts from @UNOCHA_Americas:

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The @UN announced that agreement has been reached with the Ethiopian Government to allow “unimpeded, sustained and secure access” for humanitarian supplies to reach those in need across areas now under its control in #Tigray.

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Replying to @UN_Women: Do you have questions about ending violence against women and girls?

UN Women experts are here to answer them during the #16

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“We can let 2021 be the year of the grand reversal, or we can work together to make sure we all find a way out of this pandemic.”
@UNReliefChief calls for global solidarity to address the needs of 160 million people around the 🌍.

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Replying to @UNCERF: 11.1M conflict-affected people in Syria need humanitarian aid, and #COVID19 is worsening the crisis.

@UNCERF supports the re…

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About 15% of the 🌍 population lives with a disability & faces a higher risk of contracting #COVID19.

On #IDPD learn more about how humanitarians are adapting their COVID-19 response to better help people with disabilities.

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"Solidarity is humanity. Solidarity is survival. That is the lesson of 2020."
- @antonioguterres on the need for #ClimateAction in a defining speech on the state of the 🌍:

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Replying to @humdata: 6️⃣ years of conflict in Yemen. 🇾🇪

Over 3️⃣ years of displacement.

462 km📍

Follow Musa and his family as they travel from…

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A record 235 million people 🌍 will need humanitarian aid & protection in 2021 - a 40% increase in just a year.

@UN & partners need $35 billion to support 160 million of the world's most vulnerable. Now is the time to #InvestInHumanity.

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6️⃣ years of conflict in Yemen. 🇾🇪

Over 3️⃣ years of displacement.

462 km📍

Follow Musa and his family as they travel from Al Hudaydah to Aden, in search of safety after being displaced by violence:
@OCHAYemen

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11.1M conflict-affected people in Syria need humanitarian aid, and #COVID19 is worsening the crisis.

@UNCERF supports the response.

📺Watch and listen to @MarkCutts⬇️

- 6⃣ days to our High-Level Pledging Event

#InvestInHumanity

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Madagascar's Grand Sud region is facing one of its worst food crisis of the last years, following three consecutive droughts that have wiped out harvests.

Over 1.5 million people—half of the region’s population—need urgent food aid, according to @WFP:

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#COVID19 is more than a global health crisis – it’s a socio-economic, humanitarian, security & human rights crisis. The @UN General Assembly will be holding a special session on COVID-19 on 3-4 December. Follow the conversation [LIVE]: . #UNGASS.

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Do you have questions about ending violence against women and girls?

UN Women experts are here to answer them during the #16Days of Activism!

Tap below to tweet your question and we'll answer as many as we can. #askUNWomen

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