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30 Sep 2004 description

UNICEF expedites the repatriation of three Afghan children

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) successfully repatriated to Kabul three Afghan boys involved in child trafficking with assistance of the International Organization for migration (IOM). On the 11th May 2004 a child trafficking case involving three Afghan boys was brought to the attention of UNICEF by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

UNICEF, IOM, and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) collaborated to explore ways of ensuring the boys' safe repatriation to their home …

07 Sep 2004 description

Zambian Government declares HIV/AIDS an emergency

HIV/AIDS in Zambia has been officially recognised as an emergency. The emergency period would run from August 2004 to July 2009.

09 Jul 2004 description

Repatriation of Angolan Refugees Resumes

30 Apr 2004 description

Looming WFP-Angola food shortage threatens refugee repatriation

29 Feb 2004 description

2004 Zambia Budget and the MDGs - An Analysis1

31 Oct 2003 description


Highlights
People in some districts of Southern and Western Provinces are still facing water and food problems

From 29th September to 4th October 2003, OCHA and UNDP conducted a rapid assessment of the humanitarian situation in Monze, Choma, Gwembe, Sinazongwe, Livingstone and Kazungula districts (Southern province) ; Sesheke, Shangombo, Senanga, Mongu and Kaoma districts (Western province).

30 Sep 2003 description


Main issues
Weather: Normal rainfall is expected over much of Zambia for the coming season

The principal factors taken into account by the Zambia Meteorological Department (ZMD) are the current state of the neutral conditions of the sea-surface temperatures in the Indian, Atlantic and the Equatorial Pacific Oceans.