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Southern Africa Cereal Availability Update
Satisfactory except in Angola, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
1. Overview of the emergency situation and recent developments
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.
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By Lara Pawson
LUANDA, July 30 (Reuters) - Oil-producing Angola has pledged to use the extra cash generated by rising crude prices to boost social spending but analysts say the windfall is more likely to be spent on arms.
The government's good fortune on the oil markets comes as a U.N.
The humanitarian situation in Malange can be described as a disaster. Thousand of children and elderly people are starving and desperately in need of humanitarian assistance. Assistance is being delivered but the authorities must ensure that food aid reaches the beneficiaries and the safety of relief workers and assets is guaranteed.
LUANDA, 29 July (IRIN) - An estimated three to four people are reportedly dying daily of hunger in the besieged central Angolan city of Malanje where humanitarian officials described conditions as the worst they have seen in three decades of civil war.
New York/Luanda: July 29, 1999 - After four months of inaccessibility, teams from the international medical relief agency Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) have reached the besieged town of Malange, Angola, where they have discovered a severe nutritional crises. Severe fighting forced aid workers out of Malange, which is east of the capital Luanda, in March.
The Chairman of a Security Council committee overseeing implementation of sanctions imposed against Angola's rebel movement UNITA said on Thursday he was taking steps to improve the effectiveness of the sanctions regime.
UN criticises donor response to Angola crisis
The United Nations on 22 July in Geneva relaunched its 1999 Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeal for Angola in response to the serious deterioration in the situation. The appeal was also relaunched because of a poor response by donors to the original appeal. By mid-July pledges and contributions from donors stood at $39 million, or 38% of the original amount requested.
ANGOLA: Luanda to put its case to SADC
Geneva, 27 July 1999
KUITO, 27 July (IRIN) - The UN's senior humanitarian coordinator in Angola warned on Tuesday that the international community would soon face a new "human tragedy" in Africa if the Angola crisis became another "forgotten emergency".
JOHANNESBURG, 27 July (IRIN) - The number of refugees in Namibia, most of them from Angola, has reached 4,000, Mengesha Kebede, regional head of the UNHCR told IRIN on Wednesday.
The World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF) is set to begin a three-year project to integrate the physical and psycho-social rehabilitation of landmine victims in six countries. The project will help to re-establish an economic future for the victims in their communities by developing alternative livelihoods.
ANGOLA: Inflation, prices increase
LUANDA, 26 July (IRIN) - An attack last week by UNITA rebels on the town of Catete, just 60 km from Luanda, has served as a warning to residents of the Angolan capital that the outskirts of their city could be the next target, analysts said.
LUANDA (July 26) XINHUA - The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) Monday airlifted 501 tons of food to the capitals of the central provinces of Huambo and Bie where the war pit the Angolan government troops against the UNITA rebels fiercely.
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