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Geneva Press Briefing: UNHCR, ICRC, WFP, FAO,…

Geneva Press Briefing: UNHCR, ICRC, WFP, FAO, WHO
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Geneva Press Briefing


WHO Christian Lindmeier (Zoom)

· Update to the "Drugs to prevent COVID-19: living guideline" · "Quadripartite for One Health 1st executive annual meeting", 27-28 March

UNIS on behalf of WTO


UNHCR Matthew Saltmarsh (B-128) with Khaled Khalifa, Senior Advisor to the High Commissioner and UNHCR's GCC Representative (B-128)

  •  UNHCR: Islamic giving plays increasing role in helping the forcibly displaced

ICRC Umar Khan, ICRC Head of sub-delegation, Dnipro (from Dnipro)

  • Ukraine: ICRC delivers much-needed aid to civilians near Bakhmut, humanitarian situation dire

WFP Isheeta Sumra (from Rome) with Jean-Martin Bauer, WFP's Country Director in Haiti (from Port-au-Prince)

  • Deepening hunger in Haiti

FAO KiJung Min (Zoom) with Dr. Osama El-Lissy, Secretary of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), FAO (from Rome)

  • Current global problem on plant pests and the devastating impact on food security, environment and safe trade of agricultural and plant products

WHO Christian Lindmeier (Zoom) with Dr Fahmy Hanna, Mental Health Specialist at WHO (Zoom)

  • Mental health and psychosocial support in response to major emergencies such as the recent earthquakes in Syria and Turkey