UN / UKRAINE HUMANITARIAN UPDATE

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The United Nations, along with its partners, has provided critical support to more than half a million people since the start of the war in Ukraine, a UN Spokesperson said. UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 04 OCTOBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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1. Wide shot, exteriors, United Nations Headquarters

04 OCTOBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric at to podium
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“Denise Brown, the humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine, visited the front-line city of Mykolaiv, in the south of the country today. Ms. Brown met with people whose lives have been devasted by the Russian invasion, and with aid organizations working to support them. She was accompanied by representatives of a number of UN agencies working on the ground, on the humanitarian response. She also met with local and regional authorities and was able to monitor the arrival of the first batch of an additional 28 truckloads of aid supplies provided by the UN.”
4. Med shot, journalists
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“Her visit comes as people in Mykolaiv face a serious humanitarian crisis. The war has destroyed the water network, leaving some 250,000 people who remained in the city – that’s about half of its pre-war population. And those people have been struggling every day to access safe drinking water, among other struggles. And, also, on the overall humanitarian response we, along with our partners, have provided critical support to more than half a million people since the start of the war.”
6. Wide shot, journalists

STORYLINE:

The United Nations, along with its partners, has provided critical support to more than half a million people since the start of the war in Ukraine, a UN Spokesperson said.

Briefing journalists on Tuesday (4 Oct), the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, said that Denise Brown, the humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine, visited the front-line city of Mykolaiv, in the south of the country.

According to the Spokesperson, Brown “met with people whose lives have been devasted by the Russian invasion, and with aid organizations working to support them.”

She was accompanied by representatives of a number of UN agencies working on the ground, on the humanitarian response. She also met with local and regional authorities and was able to monitor the arrival of the first batch of an additional 28 truckloads of aid supplies provided by the UN.

Dujarric said that her visit “comes as people in Mykolaiv face a serious humanitarian crisis.”

The war has destroyed the water network, leaving some 250,000 people who remained in
the city, about half of its pre-war population.

“And those people have been struggling every day to access safe drinking water, among other struggles,” said the Spokesperson.
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