WFP aids refugees from Myanmar & other topics – Daily Briefing (6 September 2017)

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Daily Press Briefing: Guest, Responsibility to Protect, Hurricane Irma, Climate, Myanmar, South Sudan, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Field Support, Lebanon, Education, Colombia, Mali

Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

HIGHLIGHTS:
– NEED FOR PREVENTION OF GENOCIDE, WAR CRIMES, AS STRONG AS EVER – U.N. CHIEF TELLS SECURITY COUNCIL
– U.N. DEPLOYS SUPPORT TO COMMUNITIES THAT WILL BE AFFECTED BY HURRICANE IRMA
– U.N. FORUM TO DISCUSS FINANCE FOR RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE
– U.N. DISTRIBUTING FOOD AID TO PEOPLE FLEEING FROM MYANMAR’S RAKHINE STATE
– U.N. MISSION REPORTS MORE PEOPLE LEAVING LARGEST REFUGEE CAMP IN SOUTH SUDAN
– NIGERIA: GOVERNMENT AND U.N. RESPONDING TO CHOLERA OUTBREAK
– HALF A MILLION PEOPLE TO HAVE ACCESS TO CHOLERA VACCINE WITHIN WEEKS IN SIERRA LEONE SAYS U.N. HEALTH AGENCY
– U.N. OFFICIAL LAUNCHES NEW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN MALI
– U.N. MOURNS DEATH OF LEBANESE SOLDIERS, COMMENDS ARMED FORCES EFFORT TO SAFEGUARD LEBANON
– CONFLICT AND POVERTY HAVE STALLED PROGRESS ON EDUCATION RATES OVER THE PAST DECADE –U.N.I.C.E.F.
– COLOMBIA: U.N. CHIEF WELCOMES TEMPORARY CEASEFIRE BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AND NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY
– MALI: SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS ATTACK ON U.N. CONVOY
– SOMALIA: U.N. CLOSELY MONITORING DEVELOPMENTS IN HIRSHABELLE STATE

Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/ossg/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=6+September+2017

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