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The unprecedented rise in people requiring humanitarian assistance will continue unless countries collaborate better to combat conflict, climate change and disease, including COVID-19.

That’s the firm belief of the UN’s top aid official, Mark Lowcock, who leaves this week after four years heading its Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

He spoke in depth to UN News’s Dianne Penn.


This content originally appeared on UN News and was authored by Dianne Penn, UN News.

Citations

[1] Coronavirus | United Nations ➤ https://www.un.org/coronavirus[2] OCHA ➤ https://www.unocha.org/