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News in Brief 03 September 2019

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This is the news in brief from the united nations renewed warnings of deadly destruction in the bahamas caused by our dorian have been issued by u._n. Agencies and partners says who said on tuesday that they're wide for every single person in its path in geneva jens locker from the u._n. Office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs or archer said that initial assessments from grand bahama and the aba islands where the storm made landfall rather catastrophic as we heard it made landfall in the abacus sir island's population there is a little more than seventeen thousand people concern for all of them is now the grand bahama. The population is about fifty one thousand often people we are concerned for every one of them pacified initially as a category five hurricane at the weekend when it hit the bahamas with wind gusts of over three hundred and twenty kilometers per hour dorian has now been downgraded two notches but it still has the potential to be deadly regardless of its rating you whether experts have warned amid reports that some thirteen two thousand homes have been severely damaged or destroyed initial assessments carried out by the world food program or w._f._p. With the carribean disaster management agency and other humanitarian keren pompous indicate that abbott likely required food for more than fourteen thousand people and grand bahama for more than forty seven thousand the people of yemen have been subject act to numerous possible war crimes in recent years including forced recruitment of children and the bombing of a cholera treatment center. You and appointed experts said on tuesday stay in an appeal to the international community to do more to end the conflict between the government and hutu forces the right specialists insisted that there had been a pervasive lack of accountability ability for these alleged crimes. They also said that assessments that many thousands of people had been killed are likely to be a gross underestimate. Here's international expert melissa parke speaking to journalists in geneva. We've had incidents this year where the coalition has has struck an m._s._f. Cholera caller a treatment center just prior to it opening for business so taking that out of action for the year and we've had both sides of the parties to the conflict actively impeding the delivery of cholera vaccines to the population v._m. The panel which reports to the human rights council also insisted that missiles s. strikes and snipers target people going about their daily business giving the impression that no win yemen is safe and finally the united kingdom could lose close to two a billion dollars in exports unless moreover trade deals are concluded before brexit will the day the u._k. Plans to leave the european union according to new research from you and trade body doc tat although some bilateral deals have been done with several countries which would allow the u._k. To continue with preferential access to the huge market about twenty percent of u._k. Nani you exports are at risk facing higher tariffs from countries such as turkey south africa canada and mexico. The unctad research published on tuesday says that if more agreements are not concluded by exit day it could cost the u._k. Economy almost two billion dollars with sectors such as apparatus textiles motor vehicles and processed assessed food products facing higher tariffs losses could be as high as seven hundred fifty million dollars in the motor vehicles sector alone unctad estimates these outcomes pale in in comparison to the export losses that the u._k. Will experience in the market in the case of a so-called no deal brexit tat's research indicates that would result in u._k. Losses of at least <music> sixteen billion dollars representing an approximate seven percent loss of overall u._k. Exports to the u. daniel johnson u._n. News.