Press Release

MEDIA ADVISORY: The United Nations in South Africa will visit the affected areas in Kwazulu-Natal province

25 April 2022

Caption: KZN visit by UN
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UN South Africa technical team to meet with the Provincial Disaster Management Centre and the eThekwini Municipality to assess areas of support by the United Nations Development System. 

Pretoria - The United Nations in South Africa, represented by a technical team comprising of members from various UN agencies, will undertake a visit to the Province of KwaZulu-Natal from Monday, 25 April 2022 to Thursday, 28 April 2022, following the devastating floods that has impacted communities in many parts of the province earlier this month.

The technical team will meet with the Provincial Disaster Management Centre and the eThekwini Municipality to assess the areas of support by the United Nations Development System.

“We have been supporting the province following the floods in 2019 and the civil unrest of 2021 and will continue to support rebuilding efforts to ensure that no-one is left behind as part of the Memorandum of Understanding that we have in place with the provincial leadership in that province. We stand committed and ready to assist where needed,” said Mr. Ayodele Odusola, the Acting Resident Coordinator for the UN in South Africa.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: The United Nations in South Africa will visit the affected areas in Kwazulu-Natal province

Zeenat Abdool

Zeenat Abdool

UNIC
Communications Officer

UN entities involved in this initiative

FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
IFAD
International Fund for Agricultural Development
ILO
International Labour Organization
IOM
International Organization for Migration
OHCHR
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
UN Women
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
UNAIDS
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNEP
United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFPA
United Nations Population Fund
UNHCR
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund
UNIDO
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNODC
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
WFP
World Food Programme
WHO
World Health Organization