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UN Launch of Global Humanitarian Response Plan for COVID-19

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The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was joined – virtually – by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization; Ms. Henrietta Fore, UNICEF’s Executive Director, and Mr. Mark Lowcock, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs. The press conference was moderated by Ms. Melissa Fleming, Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications.

"Today we are launching a $2 billion global humanitarian response plan to fund the fight against COVID-19 in the world’s poorest countries."

Read the UN News Article Here

Read the Press Conference Transcript, New York, 25 March 2020

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