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Today, the UN Secretary-General will launch two coordinated emergency appeals for Ukraine and the region.
The Flash Appeal will deliver assistance to people affected and displaced by the military operations inside Ukraine.
Mr. Martin Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and Mr. Filippo Grandi, High Commissioner the Refugees briefing the United Nations Security Council on Ukraine.
Press Conference by Mr. Martin Griffiths, USG for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine.
In the coming days, we will launch two coordinated emergency appeals in response to Ukraine’s escalating humanitarian needs – including rising internal displacement – and the needs of people seeking refuge in countries neighbouring Ukraine.
UN Secretary-General announced the UN will immediately allocate $20 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to meet urgent needs in Ukraine,.to immediately scale up life-saving humanitarian assistance and protection to civilians in Ukraine following the recent increase in hostilities.
"We and our humanitarian partners are committed to staying and delivering, to support people in Ukraine in their time of need."
The Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator (RC/HC) Talent Pipeline is a talent initiative jointly managed by the United Nations Development Coordination Office (DCO) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Ms. Joyce Msuya of the United Republic of Tanzania starts today as Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).