Insurgency: UN aid chief visits Nigeria, Niger to mobilise global support


The new Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr Mark Lowcock, will travel to Nigeria and Niger from Sept. adidas pas cher 9 to 12, 2017. nike cortez bambini Zapatillas ROSHE TWO The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Lowcock’s visit is aimed at drawing global attention to destructive impacts of the crisis on the people in the area. Huston Street Jersey “The purpose of his visit is to raise the global profile of the Lake Chad Basin crisis, which is affecting some 17 million people in the region. Phoenix Suns “In Niger, the number of food-insecure people is around 1.8 million. new balance store buenos aires “Some 800,000 children are affected by acute malnutrition and almost 250,000 people are either IDPs, returnees or refugees from Nigeria. “In northeast Nigeria, around 6.5 million people need life-saving assistance. Stan Smith Adidas Uomo

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The UN agency said Lowcock would meet communities affected by the conflict, national authorities, humanitarian partners and the diplomatic community in both Nigeria and Niger. air max homme pas cher Air Jordan 11 Kids According to him, the meetings are with the aim to mobilise additional support for humanitarian operations. Cam Newton It is also with a focus on averting the risk of famine and reaffirming the centrality of protection in humanitarian action.