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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock remarks at the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly side event: Sharing experiences in addressing gender-based violence

Sharing experiences in addressing gender-based violence: Women & girls in crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of South Sudan UN Headquarters, New York, 24 September 2019 I...

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Joint statement from WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, and WFP Executive Director David Beasley

NEW YORK/GENEVA/KINSHASA/ROME - "Tomorrow, 1 August, marks one year since the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in North Kivu...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock: Statement on United Nations and Humanitarian Community Making Progress in Scaling Up Aid to People in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

In response to the deterioration in the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the previous year, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee activated a Level 3 response...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock: Statement to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, New York, 19 March 2018

As delivered Mr. President, This is Mwasi Kallunga and her seven children, including her 18-month-old baby, Shabani. You all have this picture in front of you. You can see little Shabani has the...

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United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock - Remarks to the media in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo on 13 March 2018 [EN/FR]

Thank you very much. Ladies and gentlemen of the press, I would like to thank you for your presence today as we wrap up this mission of crucial importance. First of all, I would like to thank the...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock - Remarks at the Member States briefing on the Democratic Republic of the Congo - 16 November 2017

New York, 16 November 2017 As delivered This crisis rarely reaches the international headlines so I am grateful for the opportunity to brief you on the growing humanitarian crisis in the Democratic...

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Press statement by Ms. Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, at the conclusion of her visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kinshasa, 10 March 2011

The DRC's humanitarian situation is not only one of the world's most serious, but also one of the most enduring. In conflict areas, millions of people have rarely known peace and security. Many live...

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