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03 Nov 2000 description

Up to 90 per cent of the people in the camps for internally displaced visited by the recent inter-agency mission to Eritrea were women and children, Dennis McNamara, Coordinator of the Senior Inter-Agency Network on Internally Displaced Persons, told a Headquarters news conference this afternoon. He said that was a higher percentage than in the refugee camps and he attributed the situation to the fact that the men had not demobilized.

01 Nov 2000 description

The Department of State announced November 1 that the United States will contribute $250,000 towards an assessment of how best to improve the efforts of the United Nations to meet the needs of internally displaced persons.

30 Oct 2000 description


Overview
The World Food Programme wishes to thank donors for their continued generosity. This year donors have contributed over US $ 1.3 billion, and WFP has used these resources to mobilise over 3.1 million tons of food aid distributed to needy people.

24 Oct 2000 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Kris Janowski (to whom quoted text may be attributed) at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

03 Oct 2000 description

Baltimore, Oct 3, 2000 -- Lutheran World Relief's board, meeting in regular session here September 28-29, reviewed $9 million worth of new projects and helped shape future plans. Projects before the group included efforts to relieve the food crisis in the Horn of Africa, especially a major food-for-work and seeds program in Southern Sudan.

01 Sep 2000 description

This report includes: A) West and Central Asia: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Iran; B) Southern Caucasus; Georgia and Armenia; C) Horn of Africa: Kenya, Eritrea and Ethiopia; D) Great Lakes Region: Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi; E) Latin America: Colombia, Honduras and Nicaragua

07 Apr 2000 description

The Goal of the Fund is to contribute to the process to rid the world of the threat of anti-personnel landmines. CIDA's role within the Fund, is to lead in areas of victim assistance and rehabilitation (physical, psychological, social, economic), mine awareness education, mine clearance and in the planning of national programs for mine action.

27 Jan 2000 description

This report includes: A) Ethiopia B) Djibouti - drought C) Democratic Republic of Congo D) Angola E) Zambia - airlift for Angolan refugees F) Colombia - war displaced G) Ecuador.

01 Aug 1999 description


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