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14 Jun 2000 description

FAO's June Food Outlook report signals a one percent increase in cereal output in 2000, compared to the previous year. However, according to current forecasts, total cereal production will not be enough to cover utilization requirements in 2000/2001 and global cereal reserves will have to be drawn down. If current forecasts materialize, global stocks could fall slightly below minimum safe levels.

14 Jun 2000 description

Rome, June 2000
Extracts from FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 3, 2000


Latest indications continue to point to a larger cereal output in 2000. However, based on the current forecasts, total cereal production would not be sufficient to meet expected utilization requirements in 2000/01 and global cereal reserves would be drawn down again next season.

06 Jun 2000 description

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26 May 2000 description

This report includes: A) Horn of Africa: Ethiopia and Eritrea B) Sudan: Eritrean refugees C) Kenya D) Sierra Leone E) India - drought.

18 May 2000 description

Baltimore, May 18, 2000 -- As far away as India, Lutheran World Relief is providing aid for people increasingly affected by the intercontinental climate pattern linked to the drought in Ethiopia. Assistance is also going to other crisis zones in the Horn of Africa, in Sudan and Kenya. Much of the aid work includes measures to strengthen local capacities for self-reliance in the face of adverse climate conditions.
In northern India, 118,000 people in four drought-stricken states will receive food, water and fodder for livestock. As part of

16 May 2000 description

This report includes: A) Horn of Africa drought: Ethiopia and Somalia B) Sierra Leone C) Angola D) Namibia E) India - drought.

15 May 2000 description
report Christian Aid

A briefing paper

05 May 2000 description

This report includes: A) South Asia drought: India, Afghanistan and Pakistan B) Ethiopia - drought C) Dominican Republic.

03 Mar 2000 description

This report includes: A) Mozambique - floods B) Ethiopia - crop failure C) India - Orissa floods relief and recovery operation D) Venezuela - flood relief operation E) Other natural disaster relief operations.

26 Nov 1999 description

This report includes: A) East Africa: Burundi and Tanzania B) Ethiopia C) Somalia D) Sudan E) Angola F) India.

22 Nov 1999 description

Activities Suspended in Regroupment Camps in Burundi: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has suspended its intervention in the regroupment camps in the rural province of Bujumbura, Burundi. Following the increased insecurity in and around Bujumbura, the population of the province has been regrouped into some 50 camps around the capital. Approximately 300,000 people - nearly two thirds of the population of the province - are living in these camps.

01 Aug 1999 description

Information available as of 15 August 1999 was used in preparing this report.

22 Jul 1999 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, Thursday 22 July 1999: Even as the global assault against polio, one of the most feared childhood diseases, enters its final phase, the health of children across the planet is more precarious today than a decade ago, when ambitious goals were set for the defeat of many childhood illnesses, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported today.