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U.N. Humanitarian Chief Calls For Scale-Up Of Aid, Efforts In Ukraine

U.N. News Centre reports on the U.N.’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

U.N. News Centre: In Ukraine, U.N. relief chief pledges support for political, aid, rebuilding efforts
“The top United Nations relief official told reporters in Ukraine [on Saturday], that while the situation in Sloviansk has improved, the U.N. is still concerned about the ongoing impact of the crisis and plans to support the government’s efforts towards political talks, scaling up the humanitarian response, and ensuring long-term rehabilitation of infrastructure…” (8/23).

U.N. News Centre: Ukraine: Senior U.N. official calls for end to violence, urges scaling up aid ahead of winter
“United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos called again [Sunday] for an end to the violence in Ukraine as she continued her visit to areas of the country’s crisis-riven eastern regions to see for herself the impact of the continued fighting on millions of people…” (8/24).