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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR) / CHILDREN MALNUTRITION

UNICEF has appealed for almost US$2.2 billion to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance in 2014 to 85 million people, including 59 million children, who face conflict, natural disasters and other complex emergencies in 50 countries. In CAR, because of the fighting, hundreds of thousands of people are displaced across the country – many of them children, already [...]

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GENEVA / HAC

At the launch of UNICEF's Humanitarian Action for Children Report 2014 and a record $2.2 billion aid appeal to help tens of millions of children around the world, the head of emergency operations, Ted Chaiban, who has just returned from South Sudan warned  that the country was facing a catastrophe. CH UNTV

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC / HUMANITARIAN UPDATE

A UN humanitarian delegation warns of worsening conditions for internally displaced people in Central African Republic. There is also growing concern over the safety of women and girls as there are an alarming number of reports of sexual attacks in IDP sites. UNAIDS

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UN / BLOOMBERG CLIMATE CHANGE

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, his newly appointed Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change. The role of the Special Envoy will be to galvanize urban action to reduce greenhouse emissions ahead of the United Nations climate summit this coming September. UNTV

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