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Burundi + 4 others
HCR Burundi : Données de base 01 août 2010

Les principales activités du HCR Burundi

- Le rapatriement et la réintégration des réfugiés burundais.

- Protection et assistance de 40 362 réfugiés et demandeurs d'asile, dont 20 177 Congolais installés dans les camps de Bwagiriza (Ruyigi), de Gasorwe (Muyinga), de Musasa (Ngozi), 245 réfugiés rwandais vivant dans le camp de Giharo (Rutana), ainsi que 42 réfugiés et demandeurs d'asile de nationalités variées vivant dans les camps. De ces 40 362 réfugiés et demandeurs d'asile, le HCR au Burundi assiste sous diverses formes et veille également à la protection de quelques

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UNHCR Burundi Fact Sheet 01 August 2010

UNHCR Burundi main operational activities

- Repatriation and reintegration of Burundian refugees.

- Protection of and assistance to 40,362 refugees and asylum seekers, including 20,177 Congolese ( DRC) living in Bwagiriza (Ruyigi), Gasorwe (Muyinga) and Musasa (Ngozi) refugee camps, 245 Rwandans living in Giharo (Rutana) refugee camp as well as some 42 refugees and asylum seekers of various nationalities in the camps. Of these 40,362 refugees and asylum seekers, UNHCR Burundi provides protection and some assistance to 19,898 urban refugees and asylum seekers, of whom approximately

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Côte d'Ivoire + 9 others
AFRICA CONFLICT PREVENTION PROGRAMME ANNUAL REPORT 2009/10

1. Executive Summary

The Africa Conflict Prevention Programme has gone through a drastic prioritisation process in 2009/10 due to funding cuts. ACPP has maintained its level of engagement in the Horn, the region most affected by conflicts in Africa. On top of focussing on "hot" conflicts, ACPP has prioritised its reduced engagement on supporting peace processes and stabilisation in key countries and developing African political and military capability to prevent and manage conflict.

ACPP major achievements and highlights are:

h Training for troop contributors has

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Uganda: Acholi Sub-Region - Water Sources Coverage in Parish (June 2010)

Note: Map production date estimated
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Burundi + 9 others
Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Data Sources, Poverty Reduction Strategy Programs (PRSPs) and National Adaptation Plans for Agriculture (NAPAs) in ASARECA Member Countries

ABSTRACT

The ten ASARECA member countries (Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda) have adopted, or are planning to adopt, a range of climate change adaptation strategies in agriculture.

Of the 26 strategies mentioned, only two are common to all 10 countries, while five more are common to five or more. The strategies common to all member countries include the development and promotion of drought-tolerant and early-maturing crop species and exploitation

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Angola + 7 others
UNHCR D.R. Congo Fact Sheet 31 July 2010

UNHCR operational highlights

- The Tripartite Technical Working Group followed by the Tripartite Commission (DRC-Rwanda-UNHCR) meeting were held in Goma on 27-29 and 30 July respectively to adopt the practical modalities concerning the voluntary repatriation of Congolese and Rwandan refugees. Agreements were reached on the modalities for the screening of DRC refugees in Rwanda by the Local Permanent Conciliation Committees (CLPC). Parties committed during the Technical and the Commission meetings to prevent statelessness

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Angola + 6 others
MDRP Final Report - Overview of Program Achievements

Executive Summary

The Multi-Country Demobilization and Reintegration Program (MDRP) was a regional framework to support the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration (DDR) of an estimated 350,000 ex-combatants in the greater Great Lakes Region (GL GL R) of Africa. Seven countries in the GL GL R that had been embroiled in a regional conflict played out in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the 1990s and early 2000s participated in the program: Angola, Burundi, the Central African Republic (CAR), the Republic of Congo (RoC), the DRC, Rwanda and Uganda.

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Uganda: Floods & Landslides in Eastern Uganda DREF operation no. MDRGU015 final report

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The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of unearmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross Red Crescent response to emergencies. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation's disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.

Summary: CHF 256,963 (USD 235,879 or EUR 173,571) was allocated from the International Federation of Red Cross

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RD Congo : Action humanitaire en Province Orientale - Rapport mensuel juillet 2010

FAITS MARQUANTS

- 11 000 personnes déplacées sont retournées dans leur milieu d'origine dans les territoires d'Ango et de Dungu en juillet 2010.

- 250 personnes vivant dans la zone sous contrôle des miliciens ont pu sortir à Bukiringi grâce au couloir humanitaire ouvert par les Forces armées de la République démocratique du Congo.

- Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) a distribué au courant du mois de juillet, près de 715 tonnes de vivres à 68 000 bénéficiaires de différents programmes dans le district de l'Ituri.

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Uganda: Recent developments in agricultural research

Key Trends Since 2000

- Investments in public agricultural research and development (R&D) in Uganda quadrupled during 1995-2008, primarily as a result of increased donor and development bank funding, along with growth in government funding after 2005 to support increased staffing and salary levels at the country's main agricultural research agency, the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO).

- After a period of decreasing agricultural research staffing levels in Uganda due to staff losses at NARO in response

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Uganda: Napak District - Health Accessibility in Sub-County (July 2010)

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Somalia + 7 others
UNHCR SOMALIA BRIEFING SHEET July 2010

General Situation

Somalia is the country generating the highest number of refugees in the world, after Afghanistan and Iraq. As of the end of July 2010 there were 600,484 Somali refugees, mainly hosted in Kenya, Yemen, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Tanzania and Uganda and 1.4 million Somalis internally displaced within the country, settled mainly in the South-Central region.

In 2010, almost 50,065 Somalis sought refuge in neighboring countries and over 200,000 were internally displaced, mainly in South Central Somalia, in particular from the capital, Mogadishu.

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UNHCR Somalia Fact Sheet July 2010

UNHCR Operational Highlights

- Somalia is the country generating the highest number of refugees in the world, after Afghanistan and Iraq

- Somali people are facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world today. One in every seven Somali children dies before the age of five and one in every five children living in the South-Central region is malnourished

- UNHCR leads humanitarian agencies' protection and shelter/non food items interventions targeting 1.4 million IDPs, in addition to delivering protection and assistance to 1,800 refugees in Somalia

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WFP Executive Director sees revolution in fighting hunger by Africa helping itself

KIGALI - People in many African countries can recover from conflict faster and even have their lives transformed through a revolution in the fight against hunger including greater opportunities to harness the power of markets, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today.

In Rwanda's capital at the end of a four-nation tour, WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran said she was inspired by the enthusiasm and commitment for change she heard from almost everyone - ranging from African Union leaders at a summit to victims of violence and poverty.

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Côte d'Ivoire + 2 others
Hunger Solutions On Shores Of Lake Victoria

The Afican Union's NEPAD and WFP organized a side event on food and nutrition during the AU summit in Kampala (24-26th July). The theme was: "Africa must feed itself. No child should go to bed hungry. Reduce child stunting by 50 percent in the next five years and beyond"

KAMPALA -- They came they saw, they touched, they smelled, they tested, they heard. They left convinced that their countries can do this.

The side event organized by NEPAD and WFP included panel discussions on nutrition, maternal and child health,

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Livestock Development Planning in Uganda: Identification of Areas of Opportunity and Challenge

Identification of areas of opportunity and challenge

Livestock are an important element of the livelihoods of many Ugandan households, and considerable efforts at economic development by the government of Uganda have focused on the livestock sector. However, these development efforts have suffered due to a lack of detailed data on the distribution of livestock in Uganda to guide the targeting of such programs. In this paper we use data from the 2008 National Livestock Census to develop a better understanding of where in Uganda there

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