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22 Feb 2000 description

Press Release 00/08
Rome, 22 February - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is appealing for some $145 million in support of emergency activities in the poorest countries of the world. The money will fund the recovery and rehabilitation of agriculture in 13 countries (*) and the Great Lakes/Central Africa regions, which are suffering from natural or man-made disasters, FAO said in a statement released today.

22 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 622147
Fax: + 254 2 622129

22 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

22 Feb 2000 description

President Clinton has asked Congress to provide $42 million to help end a conflict known as "Africa's first world war" (See story, page 3).

22 Feb 2000 description
report IRIN

Leader of the Rassemblement congolais pour la démocratie - Mouvement de libération (RCD-ML), Ernest Wamba dia Wamba, was interviewed at his residence in Bunia, Ituri District for IRIN on 15 February. The second and final part of the interview below, touches on the difficult context in which humanitarian operations function in eastern DRC and the possible deployment of more UN peace monitors.