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02 Jun 1999 description

INTRODUCTION
As of January 1999, there were 6.5 million people of concern to UNHCR in Africa, out of an estimated 21.1 million worldwide. The Africa figure includes 3.3 million refugees, 2.1 million internally displaced and 1.1 million former refugees who have recently returned home. In January 1998, the global number of people of concern to UNHCR was 22.3 million, of whom 7.2 million were in Africa.

28 May 1999 description
report World Bank

From World Bank Development News, 28 May 1999

26 May 1999 description

SG/SM/7005 - AFR/145 - 19990526

Following is the text of the message of Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the Organization of African Unity (OAU) "Africa Day" Conference, delivered on his behalf by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Kieran Prendergast in London on 26 May:

07 May 1999 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de coordination des affaires humanitaires
Réseau intégré d'information régional pour l'Afrique australe
Tél.: + 271 1 880 4633
Fax: +271 1 880 1421

07 May 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Southern Africa
Tel: +27 11 880 4633
Fax: +27 11 880 1421

03 May 1999 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 3 mai (IRIN) - Lors de leur première conférence ouverte ce lundi à Maputo (Mozambique), les représentants des états signataires du Traité d'Ottawa portant interdiction des mines antipersonnel ont appris que trois des pays Africains qui ont signé la convention ne se conforment pas à ses dispositions.

03 May 1999 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 3 May (IRIN)=A0- Delegates attending the first meeting of signatories of the 1997 Ottawa Landmine Ban Treaty which opened in Maputo, Mozambique, on Monday, were told that three African countries which had put their signatures to the treaty had failed to comply with its terms.

27 Apr 1999 description
report Oxfam

The Oxfam Emergencies Bulletin aims to give an overview of Oxfam GB's current emergency work world-wide, for use in communications work. Note: in the context of this report, 'Oxfam' refers to Oxfam GB, unless specified otherwise.

23 Apr 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

23 Apr 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for West Africa
Tel: +225 21 73 54
Fax: +225 21 63 35

23 Apr 1999 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

22 Apr 1999 description
report UN Children's Fund

Thursday, 22 April 1999: The expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Kosovars from their homes and the violence that many have endured in recent weeks is an unspeakable tragedy that deserves the world's attention, UNICEF said today, but it should not eclipse the plight of more than 22 million other people worldwide who have been displaced by wars and civil conflicts.

17 Apr 1999 description

A country analysis of child recruitment and participation in armed conflict

16 Apr 1999 description

This report includes: A) FR Yugoslavia and region - Kosovo crisis B) Angola C) East Africa: Burundi and Uganda D) Somalia E) Zambia F) Recently Approved WFP Emergency And Protracted Relief and Recovery Operations.

09 Apr 1999 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

09 Apr 1999 description
report IRIN

U N I T E D N A T I O N S
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129