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22 Dec 2000 description
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NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires - IRIN
Pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
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22 Dec 2000 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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21 Dec 2000 description

Rome, 21 December 2000 - Some 28 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are facing severe food shortages as serious food supply problems persist in a number of countries, mainly because of prolonged drought and civil strife, according to a report released today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The situation is most critical in eastern Africa, where 20 million people face serious food shortages that will require continued food aid well into 2001.

20 Dec 2000 description
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20 Dec 2000 description
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20 Dec 2000 description
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S/2001/49
Letter dated 16 January 2001 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council

I have the honour to transmit to you herewith the interim report of the Expert Panel on the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources and Other Forms of Wealth of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, submitted to me by the Chairperson of the Panel, in pursuance of the statement by the President of the Security Council S/PRST/2000/20, dated 2 June 2000 (see annex).

19 Dec 2000 description


STATEMENT FROM THE FOURTH CLIMATE OUTLOOK FORUM FOR THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN REGION, 18-19 December 2000, Harare, Zimbabwe.
SUMMARY

There is a likelihood of normal to above-normal rainfall over most of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries for the period January-March (JFM) 2001. However, Mauritius has high probabilities of below-normal rainfall. Drought conditions are likely to continue in most parts of Tanzania.

18 Dec 2000 description
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18 Dec 2000 description

The U.S. State Department announced December 18 that the United States will make an initial contribution of $125 million dollars for the 2001 programs of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the world's leading agency in providing assistance and support to 23 million people who have fled their homelands.

18 Dec 2000 description
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15 Dec 2000 description

UNHCR was promised nearly one-fourth of its 2001 budget on Friday when several donor governments pledged US$214.7 million during the launch of the agency's annual global appeal. Another $23 million had been pledged earlier.

15 Dec 2000 description
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15 Dec 2000 description

Geneva, 15 December 2000 - The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said Friday it needs US $953.7 million* next year to help and protect more than 22 million people driven from their homes or otherwise affected by war, violence and contempt for basic human and civil rights around the globe.

15 Dec 2000 description
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15 Dec 2000 description

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has received pledges totalling $214.7 million towards the $953.7 million it requested in a global appeal for 2001, launched today in Geneva.

14 Dec 2000 description
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NATIONS UNIES
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14 Dec 2000 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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07 Dec 2000 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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07 Dec 2000 description
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NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de coordination des Affaires Humanitaires - IRIN
Pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129