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Restraint & genuine dialogue urgently needed to avoid major confrontation in Middle East, UN senior official warns Security Council. https://t.co/sYA2uLB1sO
"Supporting victims of terrorism is one way in which we live up to our responsibility to defend their rights & our common humanity" -- @antonioguterres on Wednesday's #SurvivingTerrorism Day. https://t.co/NiwWcT1xfT https://t.co/m6ZA5ijd8k
Worsening water quality is eliminating 1/3 of potential economic growth in some countries.
Without urgent action, the water crisis will continue to threaten human & environmental well-being, says new @WorldBank report: https://t.co/AXjGXsM8JX https://t.co/KINOHAaVQL
RT @UNOCHA: 🏻🏼🏽🏾🏿
In the last 24 hours we have been showcasing some great stories of #WomenHumanitarians.
In honour of all humanitarians everywhere, here are some more of your stories we found:
RT @UNICEF: “Some 3.2 million children in Venezuela need humanitarian aid as conditions across the country continue to deteriorate.” @unicefchief on our tireless work to help children and families access safe water, food, healthcare and education.
More must be done.
Libya: Intensified fighting in southern town of Murzuq has left at least 90 people dead & displaced thousands, says @UNOCHA.
RT @UNDPPA: The fragmentation of #Yemen is becoming a stronger and more pressing threat, @UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths warned the Security Council today. Efforts in the Yemeni peace process more urgent than ever. "There is no time to lose." Full statement: https://t.co/dwCMTCZeY1 https://t.co/jiB6jeTytp
🥘 daily meals
🛌 a safe place to sleep
🧼 hygiene kits
🧸 child-friendly spaces
As host countries & aid agencies work to meet daily needs of Venezuelan refugees families, @Refugees calls for greater international support: https://t.co/efArvu2AAM #WithRefugees https://t.co/X5jqtIOqIX
RT @ladealba: Great @devex piece by @UN Special Rep @rkyte365 on why sustainable energy access for displaced people supports faster #GlobalGoals & #ClimateAction progress by moving away from fossil fuel sources: https://t.co/kgWcoIs5eE
Wildlife trade & crime
Those are some of the topics on the agenda of #CITESCoP18 World Wildlife Conference this week. Follow @CITES for updates. https://t.co/yBuZCe6qL2 #GlobalGoals https://t.co/4dVvh7WnzQ
Congratulations to all young people selected to join the Youth #ClimateAction Summit next month!
A special message from @antonioguterres to all who applied - and to young people everywhere taking positive actions in your communities.
See how the UN celebrated #WomenHumanitarians around the world on Monday's #WHD2019 in our latest @Instagram story: https://t.co/M0RLpcMIqI https://t.co/fLnKLJk9AS
The spread of measles worldwide is straining health care systems & leading to serious illness, disability & deaths.
Yet measles can be prevented with two doses of a safe & effective vaccine.
More from @WHO: https://t.co/KIGXbQC79m #VaccinesWork https://t.co/ZToQMf279V
5000+ participants from Latin America and the Caribbean are gathering at the #LACClimateWeek in Brazil to raise ambition for #ClimateAction.
Get details from @UNFCCC: https://t.co/Hw0tCzkibe https://t.co/0QFWJuEhNZ
RT @antonioguterres: It was with deep emotion that I visited Nelson Mandela's cell at Robben Island prison and paid tribute to his memory and legacy.
How tragic it is that in today's world and so many situations, values that Mandela represents and fought for seem to be forgotten. https://t.co/rVS8FmiIzg
RT @AminaJMohammed: I continue to be inspired by the #WomenHumanitarians I meet. From the phenomenal women deminers in #Afghanistan to the exceptional women working w/survivors of violence in the #Sahel. We need to protect & support women humanitarians & their important role. #WorldHumanitarianDay https://t.co/YbThBBKTth
Find out how the UN celebrated the tireless efforts of #WomenHumanitarians on Monday's #WHD2019 in this @Twitter moment.
RT @UNOCHA: 800 children, all named Alice.
🏾⚕️Because of her invaluable commitment to helping women give birth, midwife Alice Sumo has a generation of children named after her.
#WomenHumanitarians #WHD2019 https://t.co/4oE7w3MfdL
RT @UNHumanRights: #WorldHumanitarianDay: 16 yrs ago today, our High Commissioner & 22 colleagues were killed in Baghdad. We will forever mourn their loss, as well as the loss of many other UN colleagues and aid-workers who have been killed in the course of their work. https://t.co/SVxekADbeG
RT @UNPeacekeeping: Part of a global @UN campaign for the elimination of sexual violence in conflict, @unamidnews organized a series of public campaigns & capacity-building workshops in the Greater Jebel Marra area, central #Darfur, to advance a survivor-centered approach. https://t.co/mnomkp9NEV https://t.co/bv8EoYQYXJ
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