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30 Dec 2003 description

The Federal Foreign Office supported 307 projects for humanitarian aid, humanitarian mine clearance as well as disaster prevention all over the world in 2003 to the tune of EUR 71.5 million.

18 Nov 2003 description

Calling for $3 Billion to Aid 21 Countries
IHA/828

2004 UN Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeals

10 Sep 2003 description


CCA Guidance for East Africa Rainfall in Sep-Nov 2003 at One Month Lead

18 Jul 2003 description

Data Source: Food and Agriculture Organisation

24 Jun 2003 description


Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

A decade ago single-party states and military dictatorships were the norm in sub-Saharan Africa. The 2003 Freedom House report, using its stringent criteria, lists 18 African countries as free. Many more countries have made significant strides toward free and fair elections, effective governance and respect for internationally recognized human rights and fundamental freedoms. Some long-term civil wars have concluded or may be near resolution.

29 May 2003 description

CCA Guidance for Sahel Rainfall in Aug-Oct 2003 at Four Months Lead

Two weeks ago we focused on the Sahel CCA guidance for June - August. This week we discuss the forecast for the period August-October actually done last month. The prediction for August-October 2003 Sahel rainfall at four months lead (see SahelASO.gif) calls for slightly higher than climatological probabilities for below normal rainfall in the area that encompasses eastern Niger, Chad, and western Sudan.

18 Mar 2003 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF says funding has withered away - "A Real Crisis"

04 Mar 2003 description
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General Situation during February 2003
Forecast until mid-April 2003

The Desert Locust situation remained calm during February. Small-scale breeding occurred near the Red Sea coast in Sudan. There were also unconfirmed reports of adults and hoppers in northern Mali. Breeding conditions were generally dry throughout the recession area because of poor rainfall. In South-West Asia, unprecedented rains occurred in southern Pakistan, including Baluchistan where small-scale breeding is expected during the forecast period.

01 Jan 2003 description

Data Sources: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, United Nations Environment Programme, Population Action International