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21 Dec 2001 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
IRIN-SA
Tel: +27 11 880-4633
Fax: +27 11 447-5472

14 Dec 2001 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
IRIN-SA
Tel: +27 11 880-4633
Fax: +27 11 447-5472

13 Dec 2001 description

With above normal rains forecast for much of the SADC region, this issue of the Regional Flood Watch reports the onset of the rains, the likelihood of floods this season and the current state of flood preparedness in the region. The RRSU and FEWS NET will be issuing periodic Regional Flood Watch reports on an ad hoc basis throughout the 2001/2002 season.

12 Dec 2001 description

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

07 Dec 2001 description


UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
IRIN-SA
Tel: +27 11 880-4633
Fax: +27 11 447-5472
Email: IRIN-SA@irin.org.za

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe seeks support

The South African presidency said this week that it had not yet received an official request for a meeting with the Zimbabwean government in spite of reports that President Robert Mugabe wanted an urgent summit over South Africa's waning support for his policies.

05 Dec 2001 description

JOHANNESBURG, 5 December (IRIN) - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is appealing for more than US $13 million to fund its humanitarian programmes in southern Africa.

22 Nov 2001 description


HIGH LEVEL OF IMPORTS STILL NEEDED TO MEET CEREAL REQUIREMENTS

09 Nov 2001 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
IRIN-SA
Tel: +27 11 880-4633
Fax: +27 11 447-5472

26 Oct 2001 description


UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
ZIMBABWE: Commonwealth visit could lead to further isolation

A significant development in Zimbabwe this week was the arrival on Wednesday (24 October) of a Commonwealth mission charged with monitoring September's Abuja agreement. The visit came as farming organisations and civic groups said that state-backed invasions of white-owned farms had escalated despite the deal the government signed in Nigeria pledging to end the land crisis.

05 Oct 2001 description

MALAWI: Hungry resort to desperate tactics

02 Oct 2001 description

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe's land reform programme gets green light

21 Sep 2001 description

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

20 Sep 2001 description

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe's US $121 million campaign

07 Sep 2001 description

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network

06 Sep 2001 description

JOHANNESBURG, 6 September (IRIN) - Southern Africa's cereal consumption requirements would be "more than met" this marketing season, according to the latest report by USAID's Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS-Net).

05 Sep 2001 description


1. Regional Cereal Production And Stocks Will Meet Requirements

04 Sep 2001 description


1. Meeting Maize Requirements In SADC -Figure 1
At the regional level, 2000/2001 maize production will meet only 87% of consumption requirements. However, when opening stock levels at the start of the 2001/02 marketing year are added, regional maize requirements are fully met, with a small surplus.

2. Meeting Maize Requirements In SADC - Figure 2

03 Sep 2001 description

ZIMBABWE: Vaccination for cattle against foot-and-mouth

15 Aug 2001 description

JOHANNESBURG, 15 August (IRIN) - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit has directed its agricultural ministers to meet as soon as possible to examine the region's food security and to develop a regional response to pending shortages.

10 Aug 2001 description

ZIMBABWE: White farmers arrested