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Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Christos Stylianides on World Humanitarian Day 2016

19/08/2016 - Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Christos Stylianides on World Humanitarian Day 2016

 World Humanitarian Day marks the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, when 22 humanitarian workers lost their lives, including the UN Special Representative in Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello.

 HRVP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Christos Stylianides, made the following statement:

World Humanitarian Day

19/08/2016 - World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day on 19 August marks the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, when 22 humanitarian workers lost their lives. Today, the European Union pay tribute to all the humanitarian workers in crisis zones who risk their own lives to help others, and to advocate for respect for the humanitarian principles these workers live by.

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Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Programme - Phase 2

Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Programme - Phase 2

An estimated 4.2 million Papua New Guineans (61 % of the population) do not have access to safe water and 3.8 million (55 %) do not have access to improved sanitation. In an innovative approach in the context of PNG, the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project combined provision of water with hygiene awareness trainings and sanitation.

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