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10 Dec 1999 description

This report includes: A) Russian Federation/Chechnya B) Balkans C) Afghanistan D) Somalia E) Tanzania F) Democratic Republic of Congo.

01 Dec 1999 description

Lecture by Mrs Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, At the Istituto Studi di Politica Internazionale
"On the Humanitarian Frontlines: New Challenges of Refugee Work"

30 Nov 1999 description

Lecture by Mrs Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for the "Martedisera" Speech Series of the Corporate Union of Turin
"Can Business Help? Partnership and Responsibilities in Humanitarian Work"

15 Nov 1999 description

Press Release 99/70 C/5
Rome, November 15, 1999 -- While increasing numbers of people face food emergencies, the causes are changing, suggest two UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reports released today. "For the first time, human induced disasters such as civil strife and economic crises have more effect on food shortages than nature-induced crises," said Dr. Hartwig de Haen, Assistant Director General of FAO.

04 Nov 1999 description
report UN General Assembly


GA/SHC/3546
Delegates Hear of ‘Lack of Action’ on Early Warning, Conflict-Prevention

14 Oct 1999 description

Statement by Mrs Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees at the Telecom 99 + InterActive 99 Forum
Geneva, 14 October 1999

Mr Harbi,
Speakers and Guests,

28 Sep 1999 description


HIGHLIGHTS
Angola. The war in Angola continues to create acute humanitarian needs. The funding situation has improved and access by road has sporadically been possible, thus some humanitarian assistance is being delivered. High prevalences of malnutrition among children under five have been recorded in the besieged cities of Huambo, Malange and Kuito.

27 Sep 1999 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Angola. The war in Angola continues to create acute humanitarian needs. The funding situation has improved and access by road has sporadically been possible, thus some humanitarian assistance is being delivered. High prevalences of malnutrition among children under five have been recorded in the besieged cities of Huambo, Malange and Kuito.

17 Sep 1999 description


HIGHLIGHTS
The outlook for 1999 cereal production has improved slightly since June, due mainly to better crop prospects in Asia and North America. World production, however, will not be sufficient to meet anticipated consumption requirements and global stocks will need to be drawn down.

17 Sep 1999 description
report UN Security Council


SC/6730

Adopts resolution 1265 (1999) unanimously; decides to further review recommendations of Secretary-General

The Security Council this afternoon decided to immediately establish a mechanism to review further the recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, and to consider appropriate steps by April 2000, in accordance with its responsibilities under the Charter.

14 Sep 1999 description

Madrid, España, 14 de septiembre de 1999
Distinguidos invitados,

20 Aug 1999 description

This report includes: A) Angola B) Afghanistan C) Liberia D) Eritrea E) East Africa: Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania F) Balkans G) Turkey earthquake - UNDAC.

30 Jul 1999 description

This report includes: A) Angola B) Sierra Leone C) East and Central Africa: Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo D) Afghanistan E) FR Yugoslavia F) Selected WFP relief operations currently facing resourcing shortfalls.

07 Jul 1999 description


RNIS Update - July 1999
HIGHLIGHTS

Angola. The recent insecurity in Angola continues to create massive humanitarian needs. Surveys and assessments have confirmed the critical nutritional situation. Humanitarian assistance is severely hampered due to reduced access caused by insecurity. Many of the cities in the Central Highlands are experiencing near siege-like conditions. An influx of IDPs into the provincial capitals has created public health crises affecting both the resident and displaced populations.

06 Jul 1999 description

RNIS Update - July 1999 HIGHLIGHTS

Angola. The recent insecurity in Angola continues to create massive humanitarian needs. Surveys and assessments have confirmed the critical nutritional situation. Humanitarian assistance is severely hampered due to reduced access caused by insecurity. Many of the cities in the Central Highlands are experiencing near siege-like conditions. An influx of IDPs into the provincial capitals has created public health crises affecting both the resident and displaced populations.

16 Jun 1999 description

News Service: 078/99
AI INDEX: POL 10/04/99

04 Jun 1999 description

This report includes: A) FR Yugoslavia and region - Kosovo crisis B) Afghanistan C) Ethiopia - EMOP as Supplement D) East Africa: Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda E) Sudan F) Sierra Leone G) Guinea.