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Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, UNHCR, OSE, IFRC,…

Summary
UN Geneva press briefing chaired by Rolando Gómez, Chief, Press and External Relations Section, UN Information Service
Description

TOPICS

 WHO              Tarik Jašarević (Zoom) with Dr Fiona Braka, Emergency Operations Manager,                       WHO Regional Office for Africa (From Brazzaville)

· Cholera situation in southern Africa

EARTHQUAKES IN TÜRKIYE AND SYRIA

 

UNHCR          Shabia Mantoo (PR)

 

IFRC              Tommaso Della Longa (PR) with Jessie Thomson, Head of IFRC Türkiye                                  Delegation (From Ankara) & Mads Brinch Hansen, Head of IFRC Syria delegation                   (From Damascus)

 

OSE                Jenifer Fenton (PR)

 

WHO              Tarik Jašarević (Zoom)

 

IFRC              Tommaso Della Longa (PR) 

OCHA            Jens Laerke (PR)

· Gaza Update

FAO                KiJung Min (Zoom) with Adam Yao, Deputy FAO Representative in Sudan (From                     Port Sudan)

·       Looming Desert Locust Crisis amidst the food insecurity situation in Sudan

OHCHR         Elizabeth Throssell (PR)

·       Concerns over violence against political parties and candidates ahead of Pakistan elections.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHO              Tarik Jašarević (Zoom)

·       International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).