U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock Discusses Current Humanitarian Aid Challenges In U.N. News Interview

U.N. News Centre: Interview: Global humanitarian needs have never been higher, says U.N. official
“The number of those needing humanitarian assistance is at its highest since the end of the Second World War — some 145 million people. … It is against this backdrop that Mark Lowcock began his tenure as the U.N. under secretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator. … Mr. Lowcock spoke to U.N. News about why he accepted the post of the U.N. humanitarian chief, his first weeks on the job, and what he hopes to accomplish during his tenure…” (10/2).

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