UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief visits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi

Report
from UN Country Team in Zimbabwe
Published on 07 Jun 2019 View Original

WHO: Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator

WHAT: Mission to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

WHEN: 5-12 June 2019

WHERE: Mozambique (Beira and Maputo), Zimbabwe (Chimanimani and Harare) and Malawi (Chikwawa and Lilongwe)

From 5 to 12 June, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller will travel on mission to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to see first-hand the response to Tropical Cyclone Idai, three months after Idai made landfall, as well as the wider humanitarian challenges facing each country.

Three million people were affected by Idai across the three countries. While reconstruction efforts are underway, acute humanitarian needs remain. The mission aims to raise awareness, mobilize additional resources and galvanize international support for the ongoing response.

For further information, please contact:

In Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi: Saviano Abreu, +254 722 513 503, deabreuisidoro@un.org

In Nairobi : Guiomar Pau Sole, +254 786633633, pausole@un.org

In New York: Russell Geekie, +1 212 963 8340, geekie@un.org; in Geneva: Jens Laerke, +41 79 472 9750, laerke@un.org