Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
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Committee Also Hears Introduction of 17 Draft Resolutions on Human Rights
Fifty-ninth General Assembly
40th & 41st Meetings (AM & PM)
Security issues due to armed conflicts and the threat of terrorism are becoming one of the major challenges to humanitarian operations, delegates today told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) as it concluded its general discussion on refugees, returnees and displaced persons.
ATLANTA, United States (November 01, 2004) - Nursing mothers in Sudan and other emergency hot spots will soon be able to do more to help themselves and their infants.
Thanks to a new CARE initiative, breastfeeding support will become an integral part of an emergency response.In emergency situations, exclusive and continued breastfeeding, or the reestablishment of breastfeeding, is of critical importance - it saves infant lives.
In contrast, artificial feeding increases the risk of malnutrition, disease and infant death even more in emergency than in non-emergency settings.
A $1.1 …
Note: This report updates the last Situation Report dated August 6, 2004.
For more than 21 years, Sudan has been adversely impacted by armed conflict, famine, and disease, largely associated with the civil war between the Government of Sudan (GOS) and the Sudan Peoples' Since war began in 1983, more than 2 million people have died, approximately 628,000 Sudanese have sought refuge in neighboring countries, and more than 4 million people have been displaced, creating the largest internally displaced person (IDP) population in the world.
Refugees International is continuing its work in Sudan and Ethiopia with a four-week mission by Senior Advocate Larry Thompson.
CCA Outlooks for November-January at One Month Lead
The outlook for Nov-Jan 2004-2005 southern Africa rainfall at one month lead shows a tilt in the odds favoring slightly above average rainfall over most of the Northern Cape, portions of the Free State and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa, and portions of southern Namibia. Climatology is expected elsewhere.
Latest Locust Update From FAO
First adult locusts could appear by end of the month
UUCCA Guidance for September - November at One Month Lead
The outlook for East Africa rainfall at one month lead shows a tilt in the odds favoring above average rainfall over the broad region from Rwanda northward to southern Sudan and extending eastward from northern Uganda and southern Sudan to northwest Kenya and southwest Ethiopia. Climatology is expected elsewhere.
Northern Horn of Africa
Source: FEWS NET
Note: This report updates the last situation report dated June 21, 2004.
For more than 20 years, Sudan has been adversely impacted by armed conflict, famine, and disease, largely associated with the civil war between the Government of Sudan (GOS) and the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A). Since war began in 1983, more than 2 million people have died, approximately 628,000 Sudanese have sought refuge in neighboring countries, and more than 4 million people have been displaced, creating the largest internally displaced person (IDP) population in the world.
SUMMARY AND IMPLICATIONS
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan will brief the Security Council next week on his current trip to the Darfur region of Sudan - with other issues on the continent topping the Security Council's programme this month, the incoming President of the 15-member body said today.
The Secretary-General: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for coming this morning. I know it is a bit early for some of us, but I am leaving this weekend for a long overseas trip, and I thought I should talk to you and answer your questions before I go.
Update of ITCZ with respect to Darfur/Chad
Note: the last situation report was dated November 14, 2003
Emergency humanitarian assistance needed for 16 million currently food insecure people in the Greater Horn of Africa