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30 Dec 1999 description

This report includes: A) Venezuela - floods B) Indonesia - East Timor C) Angola D) Sudan E) East Africa: Burundi and Tanzania.

24 Dec 1999 description


Office of the Regional Humanitarian Advisor for the Great Lakes, OCHA Nairobi
Updated version as of 24 December 1999

22 Dec 1999 description


HIGHLIGHTS
Angola. Government offensives in the Central Highlands have resulted in new displacement and subsequent humanitarian needs. Very high prevalences of malnutrition have once more been re-ported in Malange among children and also adults, and thus the situation has not improved since the last survey in June and affects both IDPs and the resident population.

15 Dec 1999 description


INTRODUCTION
This is the last of three annual issues of this report prepared by the FAO Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) on the food supply situation and cereal import and food aid requirements for all countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The report is designed to provide the latest analysis and information on the food situation in these countries to governments, international organizations and other institutions engaged in relief operations.

15 Dec 1999 description

ROME (Reuters) - Serious food supply difficulties are emerging in parts of east Africa, mainly due to unfavorable weather, civil conflicts and pests, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said in a report released Wednesday.

08 Dec 1999 description
report Oxfam

In Africa, millions of lives are being threatened by wars that have driven people from their homes and ruined their livelihoods. However, peace could be attained by an immediate increase in international humanitarian assistance and a long-term political commitment to uphold peace agreements.

26 Nov 1999 description

This report includes: A) East Africa: Burundi and Tanzania B) Ethiopia C) Somalia D) Sudan E) Angola F) India.

19 Nov 1999 description

U N I T E D N A T I O N S
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

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.

01 Nov 1999 description

November 1999
INTRODUCTION

As of January 1999, there were 6.3 million people of concern to UNHCR in Africa, out of an estimated 21.5 million worldwide. The Africa figure includes 3.3 million refugees, 1.6 million internally displaced and 1.3 million former refugees who have recently returned home. In January 1998, the global number of people of concern to UNHCR was 22.3 million, of whom 7.3 million were in Africa.

Among the 10 largest return movements in 1998, seven were to African countries. These were:

Liberia: 235,700
Sierra Leone: 193,800
DRC: 62,400

31 Oct 1999 description


Harare - Zimbabwe
Highlights

A wet season in prospect for southern Africa but below normal rainfall predicted for northern Tanzania...

Climate experts continue to suggest better-than-average rainfall for South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique and most of Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi on account of the current La Nina episode. Predictions also point to below normal rains for northern Tanzania and Namibia and southern Angola.

Late onset of the rains delays planting/land preparation in most SADC countries...

29 Oct 1999 description

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

18 Oct 1999 description

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright today begins 10-day tour - her third trip to Africa.

15 Oct 1999 description

This report includes: A) Burundi B) Tanzania C) Angola D) Djibouti E) Afghanistan F) Indonesia - East Timor.

01 Oct 1999 description

This report includes: A) Indonesia - East Timor B) Angola C) Somalia D) East and Central Africa: Burundi, Tanzania, D.R. Congo and Congo/Brazzaville.

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.