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24 Jul 2001 description

Montreal, July 24, 2001 - DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE is sending $370,000 in reconstruction assistance through four of its partners in Mozambique, Africa. The country suffered two serious floods in less than two years.

23 Jul 2001 description
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MOZAMBIQUE: Continuing to rebuild after the floods

23 Jul 2001 description


SOUTHERN AFRICA MAIZE PRODUCTION LOWEST IN SIX YEARS
According to FAO, maize production accounts for 90% of total coarse grain production in southern Africa, making it by far the most important crop at the regional level. This year's drop in regional maize production by 23% compared to last year, representing over 4½ million metric tonnes, could be cause for serious concern. However, production levels alone do not necessarily put households or countries at risk of food insecurity. There are many other factors that must be considered.

20 Jul 2001 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Southern Africa
Tel: +27 11 880 4633
Fax: +27 11 880 1421

20 Jul 2001 description

Mozambique continues apace with rebuilding after devastating floods, spending more than $190 million so far this year on efforts that also reduce poverty through promotion of economic growth. A major UNDP-supported conference in Maputo last week highlighted the government rehabilitation programme for the country's central region.

16 Jul 2001 description
report Xinhua

MAPUTO, Jul 16, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Mozambican Agriculture Minister Helder Muteia Monday forecast that the country's grain harvest is expected to reach 1.7 million tons this year.

Muteia said this forecast comes from an assessment made by staff of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) , who are traveling around the country estimating the harvest.

Muteia disclosed that last year's harvest reached at 1.4 million tons.

The 2000 harvest suffered because of the flooding that hit most parts of southern and central Mozambique.

14 Jul 2001 description
report IRIN

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

13 Jul 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Southern Africa
Tel: +27 11 880 4633
Fax: +27 11 880 1421

13 Jul 2001 description

This report includes: (A) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan (B) Balkans: (1) Kosovo, (2) Serbia, (3) FYRoM , (4) Montenegro, (5) Albania (C) DPR Korea (D) Democratic Republic of Congo (E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola, (2) Mozambique (F) Horn of Africa: (1) Eritrea, (2) Kenya (G) Great Lakes: (1) Burundi, (2) Tanzania (H) West Africa: (1) Liberia, (2) Sierra Leone (I) Latin America: (1) Peru, (2) El Salvador, (3) Bolivia

12 Jul 2001 description

Since July 1997, African Crisis Response Initiative (ACRI) training has been conducted in Senegal, Uganda, Malawi, Mali, Ghana, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, and Kenya, a senior administration official told the U.S. House of Representatives July 12.
William M. Bellamy, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for African affairs, provided an update on ACRI to the House International Relations Committee's Subcommittee on Africa.

03 Jul 2001 description


THIS REVISED APPEAL SEEKS CHF 7,275,200
IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES
TO ASSIST 223,000 BENEFICIARIES FOR 10 MONTHS

Contributions received to date on the Preliminary Appeal launched on 1 March 2001 by the International Federation totals CHF 5,604,600. With this revision to the budget and taking into account contributions already received, a further CHF 1,670,600 is needed to complete the proposed operation.

The Situation

02 Jul 2001 description
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ZIMBABWE: National strike to go ahead as riot police deploy

29 Jun 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Southern Africa
Tel: +27 11 880 4633
Fax: +27 11 880 1421

29 Jun 2001 description
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ZIMBABWE: Government warns against economic threats over land

27 Jun 2001 description
report Xinhua

MAPUTO, Jun 27, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- At least 27 million U.S. dollars are needed to resettle 85,000 flood victims who have been sheltered in government-run accommodation centers in central Mozambique, the "Noticias" newspaper reported on Wednesday.

27 Jun 2001 description
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ANGOLA: UNITA attacks Uige