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01 Oct 2001 description

October 1, 2001 - A new satellite-based method for early detection, monitoring and analysis of drought shows that nearly 20 percent of the world's landmass has been stricken by drought over the past two years, according to NOAA scientists. (Click NOAA satellite image for larger view of world drought conditions taken Sept.

01 Sep 2001 description

This paper is based on the coordinated views of analysts and experts from agencies across the federal government. It was produced by the National Intelligence Council under the auspices of David F. Gordon, National Intelligence Officer for Economics and Global Issues.Queries should be addressed to Dr. Gordon at the National Intelligence Council.
Information available as of 15 August 2001 was used in preparing this report.

14 Jun 2001 description

Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

22 Mar 2001 description

The world's largest disaster response organisation, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies today marked World Water Day with a commitment to increase its efforts to provide disaster victims with access to clean water and sanitation.

18 Mar 2001 description

Liz O'Donnell T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs (with Special Responsibility for Overseas Development Assistance and Human Rights), has announced an unprecedented package of humanitarian and rehabilitation assistance to benefit 21 of the world's poorest and crisis-stricken countries.

16 Mar 2001 description

ROME - The World Food Programme, on behalf of the United Nations, and the Government of Italy officially opened the United Nation's first-ever comprehensive humanitarian rapid response base today in Brindisi, Italy.

09 Mar 2001 description

This report includes: (A) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Pakistan, (4) Iran (B) India (Orissa) (C) Great Lakes Region: (1) Burundi, (2) Tanzania (D) West Africa Coastal: (1) Guinea, (2) Sierra Leone, (3) Liberia (E) Horn of Africa: (1) Kenya, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Eritrea (F) Southern Africa: (1) Malawi, (2) Angola, (3) Namibia (G) Latin America: (1) El Salvador, (2) Bolivia

02 Feb 2001 description

This report includes: (A) India (B) Western and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Pakistan , (4) Iran (C) Guinea (Conakry) (D) Horn of Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Kenya, (3) Ethiopia (E) Angola (F) Laos (G) East Timor (H) Republic of Congo (I) Bolivia