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Source: United Nations (Video News)

The virtual event will provide an update on the humanitarian situation in light of the recent horrific explosions, the efforts of the United Nations and partners in support of the ongoing response and highlight gaps for urgently needed support.

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will deliver a keynote statement during the event, which will be chaired by Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. The event will also include a briefing by Ms. Najat Rochdi, UN Deputy Special Coordinator, Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon. Her Excellency Ambassador Amal Mudallali, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations in New York will also be present.

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