UN Security Council holds consultation session on situation in Jenin

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AMMAN — The UN Security Council convened a closed consultation session on Friday evening to address the situation in Jenin, a Palestinian city in the West Bank, a local media outlet reported. اضافة اعلان

The members of the council listened to a comprehensive briefing delivered by Lynn Hastings, the coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs in the occupied Palestinian territories. The focus of the discussion was on the aftermath of the recent attack by  on the Jenin camp.

Coming initiativesDuring the session, deputy spokesman for the UN secretary-general, Farhan Haq, highlighted the forthcoming initiatives that the UN plans to undertake in response to the crisis. Immediate repair works for the damaged water and sewage network will commence in the coming days.

Additionally, the UN will provide emergency food and cash assistance to those affected by the conflict. Moreover, the organization will offer psychosocial and social support services, particularly targeting children who have experienced trauma.

Speaking at the daily press conference, Haq emphasized the significance of rehabilitating the destruction inflicted upon residential buildings, educational institutions, and healthcare clinics. Furthermore, he stressed the importance of assessing the risks associated with unexploded ordnance and implementing strategies to mitigate their impact on the affected population.

The efforts to address these critical concerns will be given utmost priority in the recovery and rebuilding process.

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