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28 Feb 2000 description

Geneva, 28 February 2000 - The United Nations World Food Programme and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees today expressed concern over dramatic funding shortfalls for humanitarian operations in Africa and appealed to the donor community to move quickly to meet the needs.

25 Feb 2000 description
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NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires - IRIN
Pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tél: +254 2 622 147
Fax: + 254 2 622 129

18 Feb 2000 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

18 Feb 2000 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires - IRIN
Pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est

Tél: +254 2 622 147
Fax: + 254 2 622 129
E-mail: irin@ocha.unon.org

(du 12 au 18 février 2000)

REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO: L'attaque sur Uvira repoussée

16 Feb 2000 description

On the eve of the National Summit on Africa in Washington DC, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) called on all African governments to accede to or ratify the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty and to implement it fully by assisting victims of landmines, removing mines already laid, destroying stockpiled mines, and never again using, producing or exporting this insidious weapon. Africa, the most heavily mined continent in the world, knows all too well the devastation wrought by this weapon long after conflicts cease.

09 Feb 2000 description

Host countries must be responsible for the security of humanitarian workers and must punish the perpetrators of crimes against humanitarian workers, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Catherine Bertini, told correspondents at a Headquarters press briefing this afternoon.

09 Feb 2000 description

The Foreign Minister of Argentina, Adalberto Rodriguez Giavarini, addressed correspondents at a Headquarters press conference this afternoon. The Foreign Minister, who in his capacity as Security Council President, was presiding over today's Council meeting on protection of United Nations personnel, associated personnel and humanitarian personnel in conflict zones, was accompanied at the press conference by the Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations, Arnoldo Manuel Listre.

09 Feb 2000 description

Primary responsibility rests with host government, Cunningham says

03 Feb 2000 description

(Hopes focus will be turning point in Africa, U.N. and U.S. ties)
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