UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR FRIDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2014

UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR FRIDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2014

 

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UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR FRIDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2014


WORLD BANK / EBOLA (2:38)

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that by continuing to scale up the global fight against Ebola, there is hope the outbreak could be contained by mid-2015, but he emphasized that results to date are still uneven, and announced that the Organization's top health officials will head to Mali, where the situation is still a cause of “deep concern." WORLD BANK

 

WFP / EBOLA WOMEN (2:15)

Supporting the medical response to stop the spread of Ebola, that has killed more than 5,100 people, The World Food Programme (WFP) is focusing on meeting the basic food and nutrition needs of affected families and communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WFP

 

SOUTH SUDAN / KANG PRESSER (1:49)
United Nations (UN) Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Kyung-Wha Kang, concluded her three day mission to South Sudan today, calling on all parties to the conflict to respect their ceasefire commitments and urged the international community to continue providing support to enable humanitarians to scale up and expand critical aid operation. UNMISS

 

UN / EBOLA (2:18)

The head of UNMEER told Security Council the Secretary-General has instructed the Mission to immediately establish a presence in Mali "to support the national efforts to stop the decease where it is now before it spreads further" in that country. UNIFEED-UNTV

 

IAEA / FUKUSHIMA SEAWATER SAMPLING (2:37)

After the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan in March 2011, the Japanese Government has been continually monitoring radioactivity in seawater and publishing the results. In an effort to verify the accuracy of these results, the Japanese authorities requested the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to undertake joint sampling missions with scientists from Japan. IAEA

 

UN / MLADENOV (2:22)

The United Nations top official in Iraq Nickolay Mladenov said restoring security, dealing with financial crisis and advancing the political process are currently three major challenges facing Iraqi government and its international partners. UNIFEED-UNTV

 

FAO / #ICN2 NUTRITION (2.16)

A senior Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) official said today that the International Conference on Nutrition held in Rome was "a milestone in the global effort to end hunger and malnutrition." FAO
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