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Fifty-sixth General Assembly
53rd Meeting (AM)
The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) this morning continued its efforts to finish its current session today by adopting eight more resolutions that focused on both far-reaching general matters, including development and globalization, as well as the human rights situations in specific countries.
The Committee approved texts, after lengthy debates, on the human rights situation in Iran and Sudan.
The 2002 CAP: A New Year of Humanitarian Programmes. WHO and other UN agencies have finalized the 18 Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeals for the year 2002, focusing on the vital survival needs of estimated 44 million vulnerable caught in humanitarian crises. Total requirements amount to over US$ 2.5 billion, of which WHO needs some 80 million for essential public health interventions.
- In June, a military offensive by the Sudanese People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the area of Raja, in Bahr-el-Ghazal, and a counter attack by government forces in September generated the displacement of tens of thousands of people.
- The ICRC has been providing water for the displaced, helping to re-establish contact between separated family members and providing support to many of the country's medical facilities, especially those needing to cope with influxes of war-wounded patients.
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KAMPALA, Nov 29, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has planned to provide about 12 million U.S. dollars to refugee projects in Uganda, UNHCR representative in Uganda Saihou Saidy told a press conference here Thursday.
NAIROBI, 30 November (IRIN) - Rogue soldiers from the Ugandan army and the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) are behind the sale of much of the arms and ammunition that contribute to the instability in Uganda, particularly in the eastern subregion of Karamoja, according to a report from the indigenous nongovernmental organisation Action for the Development of Local Communities (ADOL).
This article was already published in Field Exchange 13, unfortunately due to a printing problem, the end of the article flowed off the page. Therefore we reproduce the full text of the article here. We apologise for the error.
By Steve Collins
NAIROBI, 29 Nov 2001 (IRIN) - Sudanese envoy Ilham Ibrahim Mohamed Ahmed on Wednesday introduced a draft resolution to the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) of the UN General Assembly calling for the assembly to urge the UN refugee agency and all other concerned bodies to mobilise adequate resources to meet the needs and interests of unaccompanied refugee minors.
The international community is responding with laudably generous financial contributions to assist refugees from Afghanistan, but refugee relief programs in most other regions of the world are begging for adequate financial support in the final weeks of 2001, particularly in Africa.
NAIROBI, 29 November (IRIN) - Action on a draft United Nations resolution on protection of and assistance to internally displaced people (IDPs) stalled on Wednesday after Sudan expressed concern that the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative on IDPs, Francis Deng, had drawn details on Sudan from a database which included information provided by the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) in southern Sudan, as well as by organisations the government said were operating illegally in Sudan.
Period covered: August, 1999 - July, 2000
NAIROBI, 28 November (IRIN) - Relief officials working in southern Sudan on Wednesday confirmed the Sudanese government bombing of the villages of Malwal Kon, a significant relief centre, and Madhol, in Aweil East county, northern Bahr al-Ghazal on Monday.
Senator John Danforth, Special Envoy For Peace In Sudan Remarks at Special Briefing Washington, DC November 27, 2001
MR. REEKER: Good afternoon. Welcome back, everyone, to the State Department briefing room. As advertised, it is our pleasure to have with us this afternoon our Special Envoy for Peace in Sudan, Senator John Danforth who, as you know, has recently been to Sudan, as well as a couple other stops in Africa.
We will let Senator Danforth make some remarks and then be happy to take your questions. Thank you.
SENATOR DANFORTH: Thank you very much.
This Ops Update is intended for reporting on emergency appeals.
Launched on 2 March for CHF 5,582,404 for 6 months. (Appeal target included WFP-resourced food valued at CHF 3,000,000). Programme of food distribution in the Red Sea Area was extended until end of December 2001.
DREF Allocated: CHF 29,000 (for initial evaluation mission)
Operations Update No. 3; Period covered: 18 June-31 October 2001.
Former Senator John Danforth (Republican from Missouri), President Bush's special envoy to Sudan, will "try to build a cooperative approach in the region to achieving an improvement on the ground in the Sudan," White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer reported in the daily White House press briefing November 27.
Danforth has just returned from a trip to the region, where he met with Kenya's President Daniel arap Moi and Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak. He met with Bush in the White House November 27 to report on his trip.
NAIROBI, 27 November (IRIN) - The Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has confirmed that a weekend ambush by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) on a commercial pick-up truck in northern Uganda caused the loss of three lives, AFP news agency reported on Tuesday.
NAIROBI, 27 November (IRIN) - Basic issues of food security, health and nutrition, and protection will remain prominent among the humanitarian concerns in Sudan through 2002, according to the US $194.5 million Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeal published by the United Nations on Monday, 26 November.
KAMPALA, Nov 27, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- A high level delegation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will arrive in Uganda Wednesday for a two-day visit, according to a press release from the UNHCR Office here on Tuesday.
By Charles Omondi
I am honored to join you this morning at this very important event, in my capacity as President of the Security Council.