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As countries begin to reopen schools amid the #COVID19 pandemic, parents & children alike are feeling anxious & uncertain.
@UNICEF has tips on how you can support your child's mental health as they return to the classroom.
Six years ago this month, ISIL entered Iraq's Sinjar City & committed terrible atrocities against civilians.
Read how @UNDP continues supporting the Yazidi people following that massacre, helping them to rebuild their homes & lives.
In the new episode of the UN's Awake At Night podcast, @MelissaFleming speaks with @MoetiTshidi, @WHO's first female Regional Director for Africa.
She's leading the #COVID19 fight in Africa, but this isn't the 1st pandemic she's faced. https://t.co/UeVKE2Goee https://t.co/lbKDEfVFBl
"The UN & I will continue to work with all those who seek to achieve our common goal: a world free of nuclear weapons."
-- @antonioguterres marking 75 years since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. https://t.co/essPbEZJcq https://t.co/TCsnW8RQjG
RT @WHOEMRO: A plane carrying 20 tonnes of @WHO supplies just landed in Beirut, #Lebanon , to support treatment of patients suffering from injuries & burns as a result of yesterday’s massive blast. The supplies will cover 1000 trauma interventions & 1000 surgical interventions for patients. https://t.co/q23eGysfII
Lebanon: UN agencies are working closely with local authorities to support ongoing response after the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday.
Support for hospitals and trauma response are top priorities.
RT @Refugees: We strongly condemn the unprovoked and brutal attack on a camp hosting hundreds of displaced people in Cameroon. https://t.co/KqJSYS3UCB
RT @antonioguterres: This Thursday, the world marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
May the suffering, stories and resilience of survivors unite us in action to free the world of nuclear weapons.
"Think & be careful how you share all the news that you see on the internet."
See how the UN's Verified campaign & @AccountLab took to the local airwaves to encourage people in Liberia to fight misinformation amid #COVID19. #TakeCareBeforeYouShare
RT @UN_News_Centre: Lebanon latest: @UN peacekeepers from @UNIFIL_ are on hand to help authorities after devastating Beirut port explosion; effects will be felt across the country, spox tells @UN_News_Centre
RT @UNYouthEnvoy: 1/2
Youth make up the largest internet users in the !
Ahead of #YouthDay, I'm calling on young ppl to claim the digital space to co-create an emoji that represents YOU(TH)!
Join me & @TwitterForGood during #31DaysOfYouth in designing an emoji made by young ppl, for young ppl! https://t.co/nj8mahIMmq
The convention banning the worst forms of child labour has become the first international labour standard to achieve universal ratification.
@ILO explains how the convention protects children's health & mental well-being. https://t.co/GIbBiwPSFz https://t.co/zaHF3WZZQ8
RT @Refugees: UNHCR stands in solidarity with people of Beirut and Lebanon in these tragic and testing times.
Statement by @UN High Commissioner for Refugees @FilippoGrandi: https://t.co/MebwdT1pZE https://t.co/Po0innkFae
RT @antonioguterres: My deepest condolences to families of victims of the horrific explosions in Beirut, and to the people & Government of Lebanon.
I wish all injured, including United Nations personnel, a speedy recovery.
The @UN remains committed to supporting Lebanon at this difficult time.
Elections are a vital part of the democratic process.
Every year, the UN provides international electoral assistance to around 50 countries.
As the UN turns 75, more on our work on behalf of people everywhere. https://t.co/Z1mKcW36cl #UN75 https://t.co/wVgvp59JPm
Indigenous people have worked to protect ecosystems & prevent the spread of diseases since long before #COVID19.
Ahead of Sunday's #IndigenousDay, see how indigenous people & traditional knowledge can help reduce the risk of future pandemics. via @IFAD https://t.co/SHGoFIkgil
RT @WFP: Every day, the @WHO and WFP work together to distribute critical #COVID19 response supplies all around the world.
Follow the journey of a mask https://t.co/b0joQMskcI
Niger: #COVID19 is putting 5.6 million people at risk of food insecurity during the lean season, up from 1.9 million anticipated earlier this year.
See how, despite the pandemic, humanitarians keep delivering emergency aid to those most in need.
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