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Virtual briefing on the Humanitarian situation in Lebanon
10 Aug 2020 -  The virtual event provided an update on the humanitarian situation in light of the recent horrific explosions, the efforts of the United Nations and partners in support of the ongoing response and highlighted gaps for urgently needed support.
The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres delivered a keynote statement during the event, which was chaired by Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. The event also included a briefing by Ms. Najat Rochdi, UN Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon. Her Excellency Ambassador Amal Mudallali, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations in New York was also present.