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14 Jun 2000 description


Rome, June 2000
Extracts from FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 3, 2000

HIGHLIGHTS

Latest indications continue to point to a larger cereal output in 2000. However, based on the current forecasts, total cereal production would not be sufficient to meet expected utilization requirements in 2000/01 and global cereal reserves would be drawn down again next season.

13 Jun 2000 description
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ANGOLA: UNHCR team arrives

12 Jun 2000 description

Maputo (AIM) - The Swedish Olof Palme International Centre, linked to the country's Social Democratic Party, has pledged 16,000 US dollars for the construction of 47 houses for residents of Maputo province, whose original homes were destroyed in February floods on the Incomati river.

The houses will be built at the "3rd February" village in Manhica district, some 90 kilometres north of Maputo.

According to a press release issued on Monday by the foreign affairs department of the ruling Frelimo party, the pledge was announced during a visit to Mozambique last week …

12 Jun 2000 description
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12 Jun 2000 description
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MOZAMBIQUE: Donors pledge US $1 billion

11 Jun 2000 description

Maputo (AIM) - A total of 13,548 people made homeless by the February floods in the southern Mozambican province of Gaza, are still living in government-run accommodation centres, because the local authorities face difficulties in moving them to resettlement areas.

Gaza provincial governor Eugenio Numaio told AIM that a shortage of tents is one of the main problems delaying resettlement.

He said that efforts are under way with several institutions to obtain more tents to provide provisional accommodation in resettlement areas while people build their definitive new …

09 Jun 2000 description
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08 Jun 2000 description

PARIS, June 8 (AFP) - Mozambique promised aid donors here on Thursday that economic reform would continue despite the worst floods in living memory that devastated the country in February and March.

Prime Minister Pascoal Mocumbi told representatives from almost 20 countries and a dozen international organisations that thanks to the unhoped-for generosity of the international community following the floods, his government was able to continue with its economic reform programme.

07 Jun 2000 description
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SOUTH AFRICA-SIERRA LEONE: De Beers supports embargo on SL diamonds

07 Jun 2000 description

PARIS, June 7 (AFP) - Mozambique's aid donors meet here on Thursday and Friday to discuss levels of economic assistance in the coming year to the African country still reeling under the effects of the worst floods in living memory.

At the last donor meeting, in Maputo in late 1998, donor countries pledged some 750 million dollars in aid to help Mozambique meet its external financing needs for 1999.

06 Jun 2000 description
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MOZAMBIQUE: World Bank aid for coastal zone resources

06 Jun 2000 description

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06 Jun 2000 description


OCHA/GVA 2000/0109
OCHA Situation Report No. 27
Mozambique - Floods
6 June 2000

Situation

This report summarises information from the INGC, the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and INGC/OCHA office in Beira.

05 Jun 2000 description
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Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires - IRIN
Pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
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05 Jun 2000 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

05 Jun 2000 description
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ANGOLA: Drop in cereal production