COVID-19 continues to devastate lives and livelihoods around the globe — hitting the most vulnerable the hardest. This is particularly true for millions of people on the move — such as refugees and internally displaced persons who are forced to flee...
United NationsTobacco products kill over 8M people yearly - & for decades, the tobacco industry has employed tactics to attract young people to their products.
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United NationsChildren & adolescents who use e-cigarettes at least double their chance of smoking cigarettes later in life & are at risk of heart disease & lung disorders.
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United NationsTobacco products are not essential during the #COVID19 pandemic - or ever.
Sunday is World #NoTobacco Day.
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As the world unifies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations recently launched ‘Verified’ -- an initiative aimed at delivering trusted information, life-saving advice and stories from the best of humanity. The initiative also invites the...
United Nations"#COVID19 is not just this century’s largest public health emergency, but also a communication crisis."
--UN global communications chief @MelissaFleming on the new 'Verified' initiative to bring people trusted information & life-saving advice.
United NationsIn Burundi, health workers are fighting against #COVID19, malaria & Ebola simultaneously.
@PNUDBurundi calls for more investment in the country’s health system to help tackle disease outbreaks.
In the midst of the global health crisis, there is a growing mental crisis. The UN Secretary General on how the world needs to address it.
United Nations"Unless we act now to address the mental health needs associated with the pandemic, there will be enormous long-term consequences for families, communities & societies."
-- @antonioguterres on mental health & #COVID19 in @TIME.
A girl stands in front of her damaged home after Cyclone Amphan destroyed her village in the south of Bangladesh. Credit: UNICEF Bangladesh/Aronno Cyclone Amphan made landfall around 5 p.m. local time between India and Bangladesh, causing strong...
United NationsUp to 500,000 families may have lost their homes across India and Bangladesh as a result of #CycloneAmphan.
@UNOCHA & humanitarian partners are on the ground to assess the situation and provide support.