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17 Dec 2002 description

PR 02/129
Rome, 17 December 2002 - Some 40 million people in sub-Saharan Africa are threatened by severe food shortages and a major humanitarian crisis is deepening in southern Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.

13 Dec 2002 description


This report includes:
A) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Eritrea, (3) Rwanda, (4) Tanzania, (5) Burundi, (6) Uganda, (7) Central African Republic

C) Asia Region: (1) DPRK, (2) Indonesia

D) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan

E) Southern Africa: (1) Regional Highlight, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Swaziland, (6) Zambia, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Angola

F) Latin America: (1) Colombia, (2) Cuba, (3) Ecuador

G) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Albania

03 Dec 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund

Major Campaign to Get Girls into School in 25 Priority Countries

29 Nov 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea, (2) Cambodia

(B) West and Central Africa Region: (1) Central African Republic, (2) Cote d'Ivoire

(C) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Uganda, (3) Burundi, (4) Tanzania, (5) Kenya

(D) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Zimbabwe, (3) Zambia, (4) Lesotho, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Swaziland, (8) Madagascar, (9) Angola, (10) Namibia

(E) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan, (3) Iran

15 Nov 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) West and Central Africa Region: (1) Central African Republic

(B) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Uganda, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Sudan, (4) Democratic Republic of Congo, (5) Burundi, (6) Tanzania, (7) Rwanda

(C) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Zimbabwe, (3) Lesotho, (4) Mozambique, (5) Malawi, (6) Swaziland, (7) Angola

(D) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea, (2) China, (3) Laos

(E) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Northern Caucasus, (2) Georgia

13 Nov 2002 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

04 Oct 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) Asia Region: (1) Democratic People's Republic of Korea

(B) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Eritrea, (3) Burundi, (4) Kenya

(C) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Lesotho, (3) Zimbabwe, (4) Zambia, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Angola, (9) Tanzania

(D) West Africa Region: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Central African Republic

(E) Central America Region

(F) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan

(G) Middle East Region: (1) Palestinian Territories

30 Sep 2002 description
report Carleton University

Prepared by: Caroline Delany and Sonja Varga*
With the generous support of the Canadian International Development Agency.

30 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

30 Aug 2002 description

Johannesburg, South Africa - Saying that poverty reduction requires increasing agricultural productivity, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Andrew Natsios has introduced a $148 million Initiative to End Hunger in Africa and raise agricultural production there by 2015.

20 Aug 2002 description
report UN General Assembly


A/57/324
Fifty-seventh session
Item 106 of the provisional agenda*
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions


Report of the Secretary-General**


Summary

The present report is submitted in compliance with General Assembly resolution 56/135 of 19 December 2001 on assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa.

12 Jul 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) WFP- UNHCR Cooperation

(B) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview for Southern Africa, (2) Lesotho, (3) Swaziland, (4) Zambia, (5) Zimbabwe, (6) Ethiopia, (7) Kenya, (8) Eritrea

(C) Asia Region: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Bangladesh

(D) West Africa Region: (1) Guinea (2) Liberia

(E) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Central African Republic

(F) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan

(G) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Azerbaijan

18 Jun 2002 description

GENEVA -- The number of refugees of concern to UNHCR worldwide remained virtually unchanged at 12 million in 2001, with half a million people fleeing their countries during the year and nearly as many going home.

06 Jun 2002 description

Refugees Produced
African refugees at start of 2002: 3 million

Refugee decrease in past year: 200,000

10 leading refugee-producing countries or territories in Africa:

1) Angola 445,000

2) Sudan 440,000

3) Burundi 375,000

4) Congo-Kinshasa 355,000

5) Eritrea 305,000

6) Somalia 300,000

7) Liberia 215,000

8) Sierra Leone 185,000

9) Western Sahara 110,000

10) Rwanda 60,000

10 May 2002 description


This report includes:
(A) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea, (2) Indonesia

(B) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan, (3) Iran

(C) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Namibia, (3) Democratic Republic of Congo, (4) Central African Republic

(D) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Overview for Southern Africa Region, (2) Malawi, (3) Zambia, (4) Zimbabwe, (5) Djibouti, (6) Burundi, (7) Tanzania, (8) Eritrea, (9) Ethiopia

(E) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Colombia, (2) Ecuador, (3) El Salvador