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Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit    

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit    

  New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, no....more
Food crisis likely to worsen in the Middle East and North Africa as COVID-19 continues

Food crisis likely to worsen in the Middle East and North Africa as COVID-19 continues

 From the Regional Directors of UNICEF, FAO, WFP and WHO[1] For the full brief on nutrition in the region, please click hereLink to the multimedia product....more
UNRWA Launches New Coronavirus US$ 93.4 Million Emergency Appeal  for Palestine Refugees

UNRWA Launches New Coronavirus US$ 93.4 Million Emergency Appeal for Palestine Refugees

 The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is urgently seeking US$ 93.4 million for its response to COVID-19 in the areas ....more
Statement by WHO Regional Director Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari on COVID-19

Statement by WHO Regional Director Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari on COVID-19

In just one week, the number of COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region has almost doubled, from 32,442 cases on 26 March to 58,168 cases on 2 April. New cases have been repor....more
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19)

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19)

 Dear friends, The upheaval caused by the coronavirus – COVID 19 -- is all around us. And I know many are anxious, worried and confused.&nbs....more
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