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We need better coordination on the international side, just as they need better and more effective efforts on the Somali side. We have too many…
We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians…
We are also assisting the refugees who have fled across the border to Chad. As many of them have been subject to attacks by militia…
Secondly, the Government of Sudan should commit to the disarmament and control of the Janjaweed militia and ensure that the targeting of civilians ceases immediately.
Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful, and we have helped with very small resources – a large group of people and…
In a world full of competing emergencies and disasters, it really helps if there is an international locomotive that can help us bring attention –…
Although we have do not have adequate access to all parts of Darfur we do fortunately have humanitarian personnel, including staff from my own office,…
We receive reports now on a daily basis from our own people on the ground in Darfur on widespread atrocities and grave violations of human…
It is only the Somalis themselves – and I don’t hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here – they themselves have to…
I think now, we in the international community are belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali peoples and also do our best to…
No amount of humanitarian assistance can protect people from being attacked.
We estimate that humanitarian agencies have access to about 350,000 vulnerable people in Darfur – only about one third of the estimated total population in…
Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and…
The most important and urgent appeal we have to make is for an immediate cease-fire. Initial reports from the cease-fire talks being held in N’Djamena…
I have been working, as emergency relief coordinator, on an international scale, very hard to build a wider alliance of partners in assistance efforts.
Finally, I also come in recognition of the great work that has been undertaken by the NGOs and UN agencies that have been active for…
I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible internal conflicts and there is nothing…
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