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Ukraine, Afghanistan, South Sudan & Other Topics - Daily Press Briefing

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Daily Press Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
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Starting off with a note from Ukraine from our humanitarian colleagues on the ground who tell us that parts of the Kyiv only have power supplies for only 3-5 hours per day.
Turning to Afghanistan, the World Health Organization today said Afghanistan has vaccinated 5.36 million Afghan children aged 9–59 months against measles.
Turning to South Sudan, today Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Martin Griffiths, allocated $14 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund, also known as CERF, to support people impacted by the increased violence and severe flooding.
The Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, spoke to Council members yesterday afternoon on Haiti.
Also this morning, I just want to note the Security Council adopted a draft resolution to renew the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force, UNDOF, for a period of six months, until June 30, 2023.
Quick update from South Africa, where our team, led by Resident Coordinator Nelson Muffuh, is working with authorities to respond to the recent measles outbreak.
I want to flag an important report regarding the Latin America and the Caribbean.
This is the last briefing we will have this year.

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