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UN programme for war-affected civilians

The UN country team in Ethiopia has prepared a humanitarian assistance programme to provide additional help to war-affected civilians in Tigray and Afar, a UN report said. The February situation report from the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Addis Ababa said that the multi-sectoral programme will cover health and nutrition, education, water and environmental sanitation, reproductive health and the special protection needs of women and children. The programme pools the resources and expertise of several UN agencies, including UNICEF, WHO, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNDP and WFP. Programme activities will benefit from a US $1.3 million contribution form the Dutch government, the report said.

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