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02 Feb 2000 description
report IRIN

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

02 Feb 2000 description
report Human Rights Watch

Activists Routinely Detained, Threatened, and Whipped by Rebels Controlling Eastern Congo

02 Feb 2000 description

On January 29, 2000, MSF withdrew its team from Bunia and all operations in the Itiru district of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were suspended.

02 Feb 2000 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 2 February (IRIN) - In a new regional refugee influx, people fleeing conflict in the Great Lakes region of central Africa have started crossing into Mozambique's remote northwest Niassa Province.

02 Feb 2000 description
report Merlin

East Timor

02 Feb 2000 description

The food supply situation remains tight in most parts of the country as a result of the persistent civil war. In particular, severe food shortages and malnutrition are reported among the large numbers of the displaced population in northeastern Katanga, South Kivu and Ituri area of Upper Congo. In the latter, reports indicate that a serious humanitarian crisis is developing. A UN assessment mission to Djugu area of Ituri, estimated last October that over 100 000 people had been displaced and about 5 000-7 000 people killed.