UN / LIBYA FLOODS UPDATE

10-Nov-2023 00:01:40
Briefing reporters on Libya, a UN spokesperson said that two months after "deadly floods devastated the east of the country – impacting a quarter of a million people – international support for relief efforts there remains critical.” UNIFEED / FILE
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STORY: UN / LIBYA FLOODS UPDATE
TRT: 01:40
SOURCE: UNIFEED / OCHA
RESTRICTIONS: PLEASE CREDIT OCHA FOOTAGE ON SCREEN
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 10 NOVEMBER 2023, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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FILE – NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, exterior, United Nations Headquarters

10 NOVEMBER 2023, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, Dujarric at the podium
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“A couple more updates for you. From Libya, our humanitarian colleagues tell us that says that two months after deadly floods devastated the east of the country – impacting a quarter of a million people – international support for relief efforts there remains critical. Our USD 71 million Flash Appeal for the flood response is less than half funded.”
4. Close up, journalist speaking
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“More than 43,000 people remain displaced by the flooding – while more than 8,000 are still missing.
We, along with our partners, have reached some 180,000 people with humanitarian assistance in the past two months – including food, cash assistance and shelter kits. We remain concerned over the heightened risk of infectious diseases due to damaged water and sanitation infrastructure. Water trucking continues to ensure that women, men and children have access to safe drinking water.”
6. Wide shot, journalist speaking

FILE - OCHA - 22 OCTOBER 2023, DERNA, LIBYA

7. Traveling shot, destructions in Derna
8. Various shots, destructions in Derna
STORYLINE
Briefing reporters on Libya, a UN spokesperson said that two months after "deadly floods devastated the east of the country – impacting a quarter of a million people – international support for relief efforts there remains critical.”

Speaking today (10 Nov) in New York, Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, said, “our USD 71 million Flash Appeal for the flood response is less than half funded.”

According to him, “more than 43,000 people remain displaced by the flooding – while more than 8,000 are still missing.”

He added, “we, along with our partners, have reached some 180,000 people with humanitarian assistance in the past two months – including food, cash assistance and shelter kits.”

He also said, “we remain concerned over the heightened risk of infectious diseases due to damaged water and sanitation infrastructure. Water trucking continues to ensure that women, men and children have access to safe drinking water.”
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