UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR FRIDAY 31 JULY 2015

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UNIFEED RUNDOWN FOR FRIDAY 31 JULY 2015

UN / WEST BANK ARSON ATTACK (1:39) 

In a statement read by his spokesperson, UN Secretary-General condemned today’s murder of a Palestinian child in the West Bank and called for the perpetrators of this terrorist act to be promptly brought to justice. UNIFEED-UNTV 

WHO / EBOLA VACCINE (1:25) 

World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday that the results from trials in Guinea show that the VSV-EBOV vaccine is highly effective against Ebola. WHO 

YEMEN / ADEN FOOD DISTRIBUTION (2:32) 

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun distributions of food to around 340,000 people in the worst-affected areas of the southern Yemeni port city of Aden. A WFP official in Sana’a said, "The humanitarian situation in Yemen is catastrophic to say the least.” WFP 

LIBERIA / POST EBOLA BIRTH REGISTRATION (2:28) 

UNICEF is supporting a drive by the Liberian Government to register more than 70,000 children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola crisis, leaving them vulnerable to marginalization and exclusion. UNICEF

SOMALIA / HIGH LEVEL FORUM CLOSING (2:16) 

A Ministerial High-Level Partnership Forum (HLPF) ended yesterday in Mogadishu, Somalia, with renewed commitment from the Federal Government and partners to pursue the implementation of priority areas in the New Deal Somali Compact. UNSOM

UNHCR / ALAA ZAATARI STUDENT (1:35) 

Alaa, a 19 year-old Syrian refugee, is attending a Jordanian university thanks to a scholarship from UNHCR's DAFI program. UNHCR

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