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Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council . Chairs UN/ISSG Task Force on Humanitarian Access in .

Oslo, Norway
Joined August 2013

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  1. Retweeted
    Nov 18

    What's missing in this picture?? Toilets. People died here from lack of sanitation in Koloji camp for displaced families in . We urge donors to fund latrines here, because toilets save lives.

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  2. Nov 18

    Knowing that inadequate sanitation kills 280,000 people every year, we have no excuse not to up our efforts to improve global health, safety and dignity by giving more people latrines.

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  3. Nov 18

    Ja, høstsol i Lommedalen og fugler som flyr høyt på himmelen er klare tegn på at «vår mann» Magnus tar sin første seier i dag!

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  4. Nov 16

    The joy on the children's faces says it all: coming back to school is the first step towards normality. During my visits to areas ravaged by war and conflict the plea of the refugees is always the same: ‘Education first.

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  5. Nov 16

    An isolated United States was the only state not to vote in favour of the full , We are thankful for all the other UN member states that reconfirm global values and need for collective action for refugees.

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  6. Nov 16

    'Killing, abuse, sexual violence beyond belief': fears grow of all-out war in CAR | Global development | The Guardian

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  7. Nov 15

    Hell has reached earth in Yemen. Every 10 minutes a child dies of a fully preventable death. , , , : push parties to lay down their weapons & agree on a ceasefire now. We need an immediate political solution to this outrageous conflict.

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    Nov 15

    "Between 3 and 8 November, 78 trucks - a very large convoy - was able to navigate through some of the most dangerous areas of " - briefs press on recent successful convoy to & on his concerns regarding

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  9. Retweeted
    Nov 15

    «Armed groups with or without beards, and always with guns, are not known for their good governance. So, in Idlib there are many instances of now infighting among groups, bad behavior by groups, recklessness and ruthlessness.» said.

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  10. Nov 15

    Do we have quiet in before the storm or is it a prelude to peace? Humanitarians and civilians need to know. U.N. still sees big risks in Syria, despite a lull in northwest | Reuters

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  11. Nov 15

    200,00 displaced are unable to return to their hometown in . 70% is destroyed, no homes, schools, nor hospitals. 3 years after the city was retaken from IS group, it's more than time to secure & rebuild. is there and will contribute.

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  12. Retweeted
    Nov 13

    Just days ago, an armed group torched to the ground a camp for 27,000 IDPs. "It shows how the government, the international actors, the UN, the EU & AU have not been able to implement objectives of the Brussels Conference of 2.5 yrs ago"

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  13. Retweeted
    Nov 13

    As UNSC will convene today to renew MINUSCA mandate, warned during his visit to CAR "The UN shouldn't just renew the force’s mandate but give it the necessary mandate & resources to prevent conflict & protect civilians from attacks”

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    Nov 12

    - Her er kvinnene -bevegelsen glemte, sier etter sitt besøk til den . Han mener landet er «det mest glemte og neglisjerte stedet i verden, med null oppmerksomhet fra media eller politikere»

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  15. Retweeted
    Nov 10

    All hands on deck! Hundreds of being erected in and today, for by and . Should help thousands shelter to survive the winter cold. Thanks to great partnerships with and pooled fund. More to follow

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  16. Retweeted
    Nov 9

    YEMEN: "Hodeidah is at risk of being obliterated. We warned the international community that an offensive on the city was coming, and it has. We warned that the violence would see another half a million people flee their homes, and it did."

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    Nov 9

    Before leaving Bangui, cannot help but notice that the international community has failed in the Central African Republic. A few things can still be done to reverse the downward spiral Watch 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽

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  18. Nov 9

    Un spite of all our warnings the final attack on Hodeida is on. It will break the lifeline to millions and make the catastrophe complete for Yemeni civilians. US, UK & France must act to stop the Saudi led coalition. Iran must act on Sana’a authorities.

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  19. Retweeted
    Nov 8

    PRESS RELEASE: “The international response in is a recipe for failure. The humanitarian and political neglect will throw the country back into renewed cycles of violence,” warns

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  20. Retweeted
    Nov 8

    What do we tell a 10-year young girl who asks if there will ever be peace after her father was killed by armed groups? How do we make a woman feel safe again after she was gang raped? From Central African Republic, sends a warning

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