Cyclone Fani: UNICEF stands ready to support humanitarian efforts

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Cyclone Fani: UNICEF stands ready to support humanitarian efforts

2 May 2019- UNICEF is concerned by the potential impact of Cyclone Fani and we are closely monitoring the situation with our government partners.

UNICEF has prepositioned emergency supplies to meet humanitarian needs of up to 100,000 people in WASH, Nutrition, Child Protection and Education.

Field based staff are ready to be deployed to affected areas to support emergency programmes for WASH, child protection and other sectors for affected children and families.

We stand ready to support humanitarian efforts by national authorities as needed.

ENDS

Notes to editors:

For more information, please contact:

Unicef UK Media Team, 0207 375 6030, media@unicef.org.uk

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