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Guterres says UN stands in solidarity with disaster-hit Sierra Leone

14 August 2017 – Amid a mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone, Secretary-General António Guterres today reiterated that the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government and people in the ongoing rescue efforts.


Fighting famine: 'Unprecedented crisis' putting 20 million people at risk, warns UN agency

14 August 2017 – Twenty million people risk dying of hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and the north-east of Nigeria, including 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations food relief agency said, spotlighting today its worldwide campaign to fight famine.