Afghanistan, Ethiopia, DSG travels & other topics- Daily Press Briefing

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22-Dec-2021 00:12:21
Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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This morning, the Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2615 (2021), on a humanitarian exception in the UN sanctions regime applicable in Afghanistan.

Over the past few days, while in Lebanon, the Secretary-General has been speaking by phone to key interlocutors regarding Ethiopia in an effort to find a way to end the conflict.

This morning, the Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, travelled to Washington, D.C. to participate in an informal brainstorming meeting to discuss advancing the Sustainable Development Goals.

The World Food Programme (WFP) warned today that it is running out of funds to continue to provide food assistance to 13 million people in Yemen.

The World Food Programme is providing emergency food assistance to 104,000 Cameroonian refugees who have been arriving in Chad since the beginning of the month.

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says that, as of today, an estimated 2.6 million people in the Philippines have been affected by Typhoon Rai.

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