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Twitter Web App : Lebanon has generously hosted refugees for many years.

The explosion last week has devastated the capital, and thousands of people have lost their homes.

We stand with Lebanon and the people of #Beirut.

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Twitter Web App : 🔴Thousands of volunteers are mobilized to help contain the oil spill from the ship that ran aground off the coast of Mauritius. United Nations and partners, including @OCHAEnvironment, are supporting the government-led response.


iPhone : Unacceptable. I strongly condemn the ambush on a convoy where vehicles were clearly marked with an NGO logo & ambulance with a visible red cross.”

Humanitarian Coordinator a.i. in #SouthSudan, Dr. Olushayo Olu condemns ambush in Yei County


Twitter Web App : Colombia: humanitarian partners helped local authorities provide assistance to hundreds of displaced people along the Colombian-Venezuelan border: bit.ly/2DWgOp7

Twitter Web App : “#Beirut has been hosting us for years, it’s our duty to give back.”

After the blast, refugee volunteers Khaled, Mohamad, Ayman, Zahra & Kawthar joined community efforts to distribute food & water and remove debris from houses & streets.

💙Inspiring solidarity in #Lebanon now

iPhone : FAOemergencies) 's Twitter Profile">FAO in Emergencies FAO FAOBangladesh FAOAsiaPacific 🙏 Thank you for the life-saving assistance you’re providing to affected communities!

Twitter Web App : Pamela Zeinoun is one of the #RealLifeHeroes who stepped up to help others during the #Beirut explosion. She saved three newborn babies who were in intensive care at the hospital at the time of the blast.
See how you can help the people of Lebanon: bit.ly/3ikZyc6

iPhone : Water levels in #Bangladesh are finally receding for the first time in over 40days.

Early cash assistance from WFP helped 175,000 people prepare before dangerous flooding took over their homes. At its peak, 40% of the country was underwater in one of the worst floods in decades.

Twitter Web App : Stay at home and we will die from hunger. And if we go out we will die from the disease.
In Yemen, the official number of #COVID19 cases is low, but the pandemic might be spreading undetected. United Nations & partners are providing support amid funding shortfall. bit.ly/30MGRZb

Twitter Web App : Lebanon: thousands of people need food assistance following the #Beirut explosions. Damage to the port could exacerbate food insecurity, which was already growing amid #COVID19 and prolonged socio-economic crisis.
Check out our latest situation report➡️ bit.ly/3gMoUPW

Twitter Web App : On Mondays briefing about the United Nations assistance after #Beirut explosion, United NationsReliefChief called for a collective response from the international community, to help with the immediate needs, but also with recovery, reconstruction, and long term support. bit.ly/2PDQ6En

Twitter Web App : 🇨🇴 The humanitarian mobilization came in response to a serious deterioration of the situation along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, particularly in the area of Cúcuta and Tibú.
Ocha Colombia


Twitter Web App : The United Nations condemns the senseless killing of 8 people including 7 humanitarians murdered in a brutal attack in Niger, as well as the killing of an aid worker in Cameroon.
Our deepest sympathy to the families, colleagues, & friends of the victims. bit.ly/33MSSzM #NotATarget

Twitter Web App : As the people of #Lebanon steel themselves for a long and difficult journey, we must remain by their side. My introductory remarks to Member States today: bit.ly/2DH1Of4

Twitter Web App : 🇧🇩5.4 million people hit by worst & longest #Bangladesh monsoon floods in years.

🚨HCTT Response Plan calls for US$40M to bring life-saving aid to 1 million people in most affected districts.

📣Humanitarian response is ongoing but needs more support!


iPhone : All funds donated to the UN & its partners will go directly to the people who suffered from this horrendous blast.

-- UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon Najat Rochdi expresses thanks for support received from around the world for #Beirut.