Mr. Vice-President, Excellencies, distinguished
delegates, ladies and gentlemen.
1. This has been a very substantive
discussion. I would like to thank Member States, many of whom have
came from capitals, and particularly Ministers, for their valuable contributions.
2. The magnitude of humanitarian
need today is great. The number of people affected runs into the
tens of millions. These people - and of course they are people, not
"victims" - need support from all of us: from affected Governments,
from donors, from the UN system and all the very active international and