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04 Dec 2002 description

4 December 2002 - OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - On Friday, December 6, 2002, history will be made. This day officially marks the end of nearly 30 years of work to eliminate river blindness as a public health threat in West Africa. On this day in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, officials from the World Health Organization and others will recognize the achievement of thousands of people working together for a greater good.

03 Dec 2002 description
report IRIN

ABIDJAN, 3 December (IRIN) - Food security prospects in West Africa as at November 2002, were varied with a mixed performance recorded in the cereal harvest in the Sahel sub-region, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Friday.

03 Dec 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund

Major Campaign to Get Girls into School in 25 Priority Countries

27 Nov 2002 description

Original Map: ReliefWeb
Data Source:   réunion de Accra (17/10/2002)

12 Nov 2002 description

Aventis Pasteur donates 30 million doses of oral polio vaccine

17 Oct 2002 description
report IRIN

ACCRA, 17 October (IRIN) - A two-day emergency regional workshop to discuss the situation in Cote d'Ivoire, its humanitarian implications, potential impact on neighbouring countries, and the challenges ahead, opened on Thursday in the Ghanaian capital, Accra.

30 Sep 2002 description
report Carleton University

Prepared by: Caroline Delany and Sonja Varga*
With the generous support of the Canadian International Development Agency.

16 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

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

16 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

02 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

02 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

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

30 Jul 2002 description
report IRIN

LAGOS, 30 July (IRIN) - The United States has promised to help train the Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS) regional peace-keeping force, ECOMOG. It has also said it would help ECOWAS set up military bases for the rapid deployment of troops in conflict areas.

19 Jul 2002 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

19 Jul 2002 description
report IRIN

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

21 Jun 2002 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

21 Jun 2002 description
report IRIN

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

11 Jun 2002 description
report IRIN

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

22 May 2002 description

GENEVA -- UNHCR is expanding sports programmes for children living in refugee camps around the world to a total of 16 countries by the end of this year. New projects will be funded by three of UNHCR's main sports donors and will focus mainly on Asia and Africa.

17 May 2002 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)