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19 Dec 2001 description

Refugees returning from Kosovo to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

17 Dec 2001 description

Rome, December 2001

Latest information indicates a slightly larger global cereal output in 2001, of 1 870 million tonnes (including rice in milled terms). However, even at this level, production would still be less than the anticipated utilization requirements in 2001/02, leading to a significant draw-down of cereal stocks.

While Afghanistan currently faces a grave food supply situation, food emergencies persist in many other countries (see box on page 6).

14 Dec 2001 description

(A) West and Central Asia: (1) Regional overview, (2) Afghanistan, (3) Pakistan, (4) Iran, (5) Tajikistan
(1) Regional overview

10 Dec 2001 description

Introduction by the Director of Operations
The operational trends and priorities for 2002 that are set out in this document reflect the humanitarian situation as foreseen in the light of the lessons learned during the first nine months of 2001 and of initial indications as to the consequences of the attacks of 11 September. At the time of writing, early November 2001, events are still unfolding and their repercussions and future impact on ICRC operations are difficult to anticipate and assess.

The attacks of 11 September 2001

30 Nov 2001 description

The 2002 CAP: A New Year of Humanitarian Programmes. WHO and other UN agencies have finalized the 18 Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeals for the year 2002, focusing on the vital survival needs of estimated 44 million vulnerable caught in humanitarian crises. Total requirements amount to over US$ 2.5 billion, of which WHO needs some 80 million for essential public health interventions.

26 Nov 2001 description
report UN Security Council

I am honored to join you this morning at this very important event, in my capacity as President of the Security Council.

23 Nov 2001 description

This report includes:
(A) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Afghanistan, (3) Pakistan, (4) Iran

(B) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Somalia, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Eritrea, (4) Rwanda

(C) Central Africa Region: (1) Democratic Republic of Congo, (2) Angola

(D) West Africa Region: (1) Sierra Leone, (2) Liberia, (3) Guinea

(E) Latin America and Caribbean region: (1) Cuba, (2) Honduras, (3) Guatemala, (4) El Salvador, (5) Nicaragua

(F) Eastern Europe Region: Northern Caucasus

20 Nov 2001 description

A Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeal for $2.5 billion to sustain more than 33 million people -- many suffering from war and conflict -- will be launched by Secretary-General Kofi Annan at 11 a.m. on Monday 26 November at Headquarters, it was announced at a press briefing this afternoon.

09 Nov 2001 description

This report includes: (A) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Regional Overview, (2) Afghanistan, (3) Pakistan, (4) Iran (B) East and Southern Africa region: (1) Zimbabwe, (2) Somalia, (3) Burundi, (4) Ethiopia, (5) Eritrea, (6) Tanzania (C) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Cuba, (2) Honduras, (3) Nicaragua, (4) Guatemala, (5) El Salvador (D) West Africa Region: (1) Guinea, (2) Sierra Leone, (3) Liberia

05 Nov 2001 description
report AlertNet

Catholic aid agency Caritas Germany focuses on emergency relief but takes a holistic approach "to improve the living conditions and future opportunities of the needy, weak and disadvantaged". It provides funds, support and advice to local partner organisations which then implement the aid. Press officer Linda Tenbohlen spoke to Lauren Pollock about the organisation's work and its plans to expand its operations in Afghanistan.

31 Oct 2001 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 31 October (IRIN) - Participants in women's affairs in the seven countries involved in the regional Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have called for an enhanced role for women in peace-building and humanitarian programmes during and after armed conflicts in the East and Horn of Africa region.

12 Oct 2001 description

This report includes: (A) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan, (3) Iran (B) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Belize, (2) Central America Drought (C) Middle East: (1) Palestinian Territories, (2) Yemen (D) West Africa: (1) Regional overview, (2) Sierra Leone, (3) Liberia, (4) Guinea (E) Great Lakes: (1) Tanzania (F) Central Africa: (1) Democratic Republic of Congo (G) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (H) Horn of Africa: (1) Eritrea, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Kenya