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31 Oct 2005 description

Executive summary

This report presents the outcomes of the food security survey carried out in the southeastern provinces of Angola in July 2005. This report is a second-stage survey to a study undertaken early 2005 in the central highlands of the country, which are generally considered as the most vulnerable to food insecurity. The results presented in this report are part of the "Strengthen Emergency Needs Assessment Capacity in WFP" (SENAC) project, which is funded by ECHO.

31 Oct 2005 description
report Direct Relief

Recipient: Mambilima Mission Hospital
Shipment Number: 4536
Shipment Date: 10/5/2005
Value: $17,948

31 Oct 2005 description

Luanda, 10/31 - Representatives of religious congregations, academicians and NGOs will analyse since as from today, in Luanda, the necessary mechanisms for reconciliation and consolidation of the peace in Angola.

The analysis of this question is a joint initiative of the International Relations Institute (IRI) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX) and the Inter- Ecclesiastic Committee for peace in Angola (COIEPA), with the support of the Eduardo dos Santos Foundation (FESA) and the central government.

Speaking to Angop, the director of the International Relation Institute, Pedro …

31 Oct 2005 description

AFRICA: In eastern Africa, despite improved outlook for current season crops in several countries, more than 18 million people are in need of food assistance. In western Africa, notwithstanding improved harvest prospects generally in the Sahel, the food security situation is still of concern notably in Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso. In Southern Africa, food insecurity is worsening for an estimated 12 million people due to reduced harvests in 2005, escalating food prices and rising energy costs.

28 Oct 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan (2) Iran (3) Occupied Palestinian Territories (4) Pakistan (5) Russian Federation (Caucasus)

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Djibouti (4) Eritrea (5) Ethiopia (6) Rwanda (7) Somalia (8) Sudan (9) Tanzania (10) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Chad (2) Cote …

27 Oct 2005 description

UN, New York, 27 October 2005 - As the world focuses on a series of massive natural disasters and the spread of avian influenza, hunger in Africa has quietly climbed to an all-time high, threatening to destabilize much of the continent, warned James T. Morris, Executive Director of WFP.

Poverty, conflict, HIV/AIDS, drought and a weakened capacity for government have caused record levels of hunger which has stretched across the continent, from north to south, west to east.

Morris said WFP is struggling to feed 43 million people this year in sub-Saharan Africa - double the number …

26 Oct 2005 description


Weekly Introduction:

Seasonal Outlook at Four Months Lead: February 2006 through April 2006

Gulf of Guinea:

There is a tilt in the odds favoring above average rainfall over eastern Liberia, the eastern half of Cote d’Ivoire, northern Ghana, Togo and the western half of Benin. There is a tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall locally over southeastern Nigeria.

Southern Africa:

25 Oct 2005 description

Luanda, 10/25 - The Angolan community in the Kingdom of Spain has donated on last Monday beds, mattresses, tables and sanitary furnitures estimated at USD 150,000 to hospitals of the country's northern Uije province.

The goods have been received by the Angolan Health Minister, Sebasti=E3o Veloso, who moments before got from the Swiss Co-operation Mission in Angola, three containers with diverse medicines and bio-security materials, to combat various diseases facing Uije province.

The donation is estimated at 65,000 Swiss Franc, equivalent to USD 55,000 and will be distributed to …

24 Oct 2005 description

Luanda, 10/24 - A donation of bio-security material for the combat of epidemic diseases was handed over today in Luanda to Angolan Health Ministry, by the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA).

24 Oct 2005 description

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24 Oct 2005 description

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21 Oct 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

19 Oct 2005 description

Luanda, 10/19 - An Executive Commission tasked with securing the inspection, clearing and control of quality of populations relocation areas was set up on Thursday in Luanda by Angolan Government.

The information is contained in a press release issued at the Cabinet Council meeting chaired by Angolan head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, that says that the Commission is also tasked with mapping out and destroy landmine and other eventual explosives.

This Government decision follows an assessment made by the National Institute of Demining between January and September this …

19 Oct 2005 description

Ondjiva, 10/19 - The lack of funds is hindering the implementation of the project of renewal and extension of drinking water distribution in Ondjiva, capital city of Angola's southern Cunene province.
This was said by the provincial director of Water and Energy, Bonifácio Kaupu, who added that the implementation of the project needs three million US Dollars that will be used in the purchase of equipment and modernized materials.

19 Oct 2005 description

LUANDA, October 19 (UNHCR) - A convoy carrying 211 returning refugees arrived in Angola on Wednesday along a newly de-mined road from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), marking a new milestone in the UN refugee agency's voluntary repatriation programme for Angolans who fled that country's 27 years of civil war.

18 Oct 2005 description

Uíge, 10/18 - At least half million Euros have spent from July 2004 to last March in the northern Uíge province by French NGO committee for medical aid (CAM) in the execution of projects linked to health field, the organisation co-ordinator in Angola Mario Martins said today.

18 Oct 2005 description

Malanje, 10/18 - The non-governmental organisation "Search for Common Ground in Angola" promotes as from Wednesday here a workshop on techniques of conflicts resolution, development and leadership.

14 Oct 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation