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No amount of humanitarian assistance can protect people from being attacked. Jan Egeland#Amount 71
Jan Egeland#Amount 71
We need better coordination on the international side, just as they need better and more effective efforts on the Somali side. We have too many reconstruction and development assistance plans. Jan Egeland#Assistance 68
Jan Egeland#Assistance 68
I think now, we in the international community are belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times. Jan Egeland#Best 66
Jan Egeland#Best 66
We receive reports now on a daily basis from our own people on the ground in Darfur on widespread atrocities and grave violations of human rights against the civilian population. Jan Egeland#Against 59
Jan Egeland#Against 59
We estimate that humanitarian agencies have access to about 350,000 vulnerable people in Darfur - only about one third of the estimated total population in need. Jan Egeland#Access 58
Jan Egeland#Access 58
We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores of women and children have been abducted, raped and tortured. Jan Egeland#Bombed 57
Jan Egeland#Bombed 57
Although we have do not have adequate access to all parts of Darfur we do fortunately have humanitarian personnel, including staff from my own office, in each of the three provincial capitals of Darfur. Jan Egeland#Access 47
Jan Egeland#Access 47
I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do. Jan Egeland#Challenge 46
Jan Egeland#Challenge 46
Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful, and we have helped with very small resources - a large group of people and we can now do even more. Jan Egeland#Assistance 39
Jan Egeland#Assistance 39
Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire. Jan Egeland#Calling 33
Jan Egeland#Calling 33
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