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06/03/2013

Potential Nuclear Attack ‘Devastating and Catastrophic’ – UN

Human Wrongs Watch

Senior humanitarian aid workers, United Nations organizations and civil society members are meeting this week in Norway to discuss what the international humanitarian community can realistically do to prepare for and to respond to the humanitarian impact of a nuclear weapon detonation.

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“The humanitarian consequences of a nuclear attack or an accidental nuclear blast are potentially devastating and catastrophic,” the Director of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Geneva, Rashid Khalikov, on 4 March told the press on the margins of the International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons in Oslo, Norway.

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