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U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

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HIGHLIGHTS

- Significant reduction in overall volume of informal trade from Mozambique exacerbates worsening food security situation in Malawi.

- Informal maize exports from Tanzania mitigate declining exports from Mozambique.

- Overall trade in rice and beans continues to decline.

- First Regional Grain Summit in Nairobi advocates for a "maize without borders" policy within COMESA, EAC and SADC.

OVERALL SUMMARY OF TRADE

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This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Education, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

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INTRODUCTION

This is the second issue for 2005 of this report prepared by the FAO Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) on the food supply situation and cereal import and food aid requirements for all countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The report is designed to provide the latest analysis and information on the food situation in these countries to governments, international organizations and other institutions engaged in humanitarian operations.

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report Oxfam

Moïsé lives with his mother and five brothers and sisters in Camp Aéro, just outside Bunia, in north-eastern Congo. He has lived there since 2003 when violent ethnic clashes forced thousands of people to flee to edge of a United Nations' military base for safety. Moïsé's father was killed by militian fighters during this conflict. At its peak, Camp Aero had as many as 20,000 inhabitants.

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report IRIN

NAIROBI, le 30 septembre (IRIN) - Les autorités congolaises ont lancé un ultimatum aux quelque 400 rebelles ougandais de l'Armée de résistance du seigneur (Lord's Resistance Army - LRA) les invitant à quitter le territoire vendredi au plus tard pour éviter de graves problèmes.

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Jean-Tobie Okala/Monuc

Le 27 septembre 2005, le Représentant Spécial Adjoint du Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies en RDC, Ross MOUNTAIN a effectué sa 3e visite en quatre mois à Mbuji Mayi, pour s'enquérir de l'évolution du processus d'identification et d'enrôlement des électeurs au Kasaï Oriental, et pour y faire le suivi de la situation humanitaire et sécuritaire. Il était accompagné par le Directeur Pays du PNUD, Babacar Cissé, ainsi que du chef du bureau d'OCHA, Jahal de Meritens.

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report IRIN

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

KAMPALA, 30 September (IRIN) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Thursday the Congolese government and the UN mission there known as MONUC must, in two months, disarm Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels who recently crossed into eastern Congo or his army would do so.

"If the international community does not come in to do it, we shall go there," he said at a news conference in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

LRA Deputy Commander Vincent Otti led some 400 rebels into …

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UNITED NATIONS, Sept 30 (AFP) - The UN Security Council will embark on a week-long fact-finding mission to Africa's Great Lakes region in November, France's UN ambassador Jean-Marc de La Sabliere said Friday.

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report IRIN

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

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Episcopal Relief and Development is providing emergency assistance to people forced out of their homes after conflict in and around the northeast town of Boga in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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report Government of Japan

On September 30 (Friday), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance of a total of 1,063,823.81 US dollars (approximately 114.89 million yen) through the Trust Fund for Human Security for the project "Girl's Development and Education" Project to be implemented by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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KISANGANI, D.R. CONGO - September 30, 2005 It's just after nine o'clock on a hot and humid Wednesday morning in Kisangani. The riverside railroad platform is bustling as vendors sell dough puffs with peanut cream to boarding passengers. IRC staff members finish loading cargo cars with new furniture, medicines and supplies for 14 health centers now within reach.