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Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, OCHA, UNHCR

Geneva Press Briefing: WHO, OCHA, UNHCR
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Biweekly Geneva Press Briefing Chaired by Alessandra Vellucci, Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva


WHO Fadela Chaib (B-128) with Dr Janet Diaz, Team Lead, clinical Care (B-128)

  • · Release of WHO therapeutics guideline for Ebola virus disease.

OCHA Jens Laerke (B-128)

  • · CERF funding released to respond to needs arising from gang violence in Haiti (OCHA)
UNHCR Shabia Mantoo

19 August - World Humanitarian Day

21 August - International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

22 August - International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief