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31 Dec 2008 description

Summary Findings

- The total number of Internally Displaced People in the CEA region is 9.1 million in December 2008.

31 Dec 2008 description

Executive Summary

In response to the dramatic rise of global food prices since 2007, WFP has been providing funding and technical support to WFP staff and partners to assess the impact of higher prices and structural vulnerabilities and a growing and 'new face of hunger'.

24 Dec 2008 description
report Government of Italy

Rome December 24, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 200.000 to FAO to finance the Regional FAO Office in Nairobi (REOA - Regional Emergency Office for Africa) activities, including coordination in emergency response in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes regions, in close cooperation with twenty-four African countries.

Furthermore, the initiative "Initiative on Soaring Food Prices" is to facilitate the exchange of information on food safety among all …

30 Oct 2008 description

Executive summary

The Eastern Africa Zone covers 14 National Societies (NS) - Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The Zone has four country representations in Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia and two Sub Zones covering the Indian Ocean Islands and East Africa countries.

The Eastern Africa Zone continues to experience major disasters which claim many lives, destroy property and erode the already weak livelihoods of the communities affected.

01 Jul 2008 description

The International Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. The Federation is the world's largest humanitarian organization, and its millions of volunteers are active in over 185 countries.

This Appeal provides an overview of the current HIV situation and its impact in Eastern Africa; and a review of National Society HIV programme interventions from 2000 to 2007, including key challenges; and key priorities for 2008 and beyond.

30 Jun 2008 description

Introduction

This report contains updated information and numbers on Refugees and IDPs in the Central and East African Region.

Displacement

There are multiple and intertwined drivers behind displacement in the CEA region.

- Intensified conflict over the last six months has resulted in an increase in the number of new displacements;

- Climatic shocks and slow-onset emergencies such as drought.

Return

Scarcity of resources and instability create a complex set of challenges to return processes.

- Lack of access to land and basic services including food and shelter.

31 Mar 2008 description

CROSS BORDER & REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Crisis in Chad-30,000 Refugees in Cameroon

On 13 March 2008, Presidents Idriss Déby of Chad and Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, signed the Dakar peace agreement during the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) summit in Dakar, Senegal.

The signing was witnessed by United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG) Ban Ki-Moon.

19 Feb 2008 description

Major Findings

As of the end of December 2007, there were an estimated 9.7 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Central and East Africa (CEA) region(1).