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23 Dec 2004 description

IS DELAYED

There has been a significant delay in assisting the drought affected victims in the Northwest Pastoral zone and Southeast Pastoral-Border sub-zone as well as Andoli and Alailli Dada due to a lack of contingency planning and bureaucracy bottlenecks. Around 613 tones of food aid were required to feed approximately 2,270 families (11,350 people) at a half ration, for a six month period beginning in November; WFP had confirmed its availability. Operations to halt camel disease in Obock, institute mosquito control, and reduce animal predator (hyena.

23 Dec 2004 description


(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Russian Federation

(C) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) DR Congo, (3) Djibouti, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Somalia, (8) Sudan, (9) Tanzania, (10) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Chad, (2) Liberia, (3) Mauritania, (4) Sahel region

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Namibia, (5) Zambia, (6) Zimbabwe

(F) Asia: (1) Bangladesh, (2) DPR Korea, (3) Indonesia

21 Dec 2004 description
report IRIN

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20 Dec 2004 description

FAONEWSRELEASE 04/160 E

New South-South Cooperation agreement signed for US$1.2 million project

Rome, 20 December 2004 - Morocco will send 22 farming experts and technicians to Djibouti to work with local experts, as part of an agreement between the two countries, the Islamic Development Bank and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the agency announced today.

15 Dec 2004 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

12 Nov 2004 description


(A) Highlights
(B) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iraq

(C) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) DR Congo, (3) Djibouti, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) RoC, (7) Rwanda, (8) Somalia, (9) Sudan, (10) Tanzania. (11) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Chad, (2) Cote d'Ivoire, (3) Liberia

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Lesotho, (3) Madagascar, (4) Malawi, (5) Mozambique, (6) Namibia , (7) Swaziland, (8) Zambia, (9) Zimbabwe

(F) Asia: (1) Bangladesh, (2) DPR Korea

22 Oct 2004 description
report IRIN

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NAIROBI, 22 October (IRIN) - The pastoral zones of northwestern and southeastern Djibouti are likely to experience worsening food shortages during the next six months as a result of inadequate rainfall, a famine early warning agency reported on Thursday.

22 Oct 2004 description


(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Russian Federation

(C) East and Central Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Burundi, (3) DR Congo, (4) Djibouti, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Republic of Congo, (7) Rwanda, (8) Somalia, (9) Sudan, (10) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Sahel region, (2) Chad, (3) Cote d'Ivoire, (4) Guinea, (5) Liberia, (6) Sierra Leone

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Malawi,(5) Mozambique, (6) Namibia, (7) Swaziland, (8) Zambia, (9) Zimbabwe

21 Oct 2004 description


SIX-MONTH FOOD DEFICITS LIKELY IN TWO PASTORAL ZONES

15 Oct 2004 description


Food security conditions precarious in two pastoral zones

Poor March to April rains (Sougoum/Diraac) followed by the failure of the main inland July - September rains (Karan/Karma) have threatened the food security of around 2,000 families in the Southeast Pastoral Border Sub-Zone and the Northwest Pastoral Zone of Djibouti (See map below). Prospects are not promising for the Karan/Karma-dependent areas (the interior plans and highlands), which face a six month dry season before the next rainy season resumes in April 2005.

08 Oct 2004 description


(A) Highlights
(B) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Occupied Palestinian Territories, (3) Russian Federation

(C) East and Central Africa: East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Djibouti, (3) DR Congo, (4) Ethiopia, (5) Republic of Congo, (6) Rwanda, (7) Somalia, (8) Sudan, (9) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Sahel region, (2) Chad, (3) Cote d'Ivoire, (4) Liberia, (5) Sierra Leone

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Lesotho, (3) Madagascar, (4) Malawi, (5) Mozambique, (6) Swaziland, (7) Zimbabwe

06 Oct 2004 description


Introduction
The Programmes proposed in this paper come in the context of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture development Programme (CAADP) which has been endorsed by the African Heads of State and Government as a framework for the restoration of agriculture growth, food security, and rural development in Africa.

01 Oct 2004 description


(A) Highlights
(B) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran, (3) Iraq

(C) East and Central Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Burundi, (3) DR Congo, (4) Djibouti, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Rwanda, (8) Somalia, (9) Sudan, (10) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Sahel region, (2) Chad, (3) Cote d'Ivoire, (4) Liberia

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Swaziland, (8) Zambia, (9) Zimbabwe

(F) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

30 Sep 2004 description


The food security trends for pastoralists in GHA show growing uncertainties, which could lead to pre-famine conditions as assets and coping abilities erode
Introduction

28 Sep 2004 description
report IRIN

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NAIROBI, 28 September (IRIN) - Inadequate rainfall from July to September has brought about food shortages in the southeastern and northwestern pastoral zones, causing an increase in food prices since September and bringing hardship to many households throughout Djibouti, a famine alert agency reported.