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29 Dec 1999 description

With a new Secretary General now officially confirmed as well as other senior officers, the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is in a position to face the challenges that lie ahead. The rationalisation of the refugee operation in Mbarara and the restructuring recently implemented by the URCS, with Federation support will advance the development process while ensuring that the refugees continue to receive quality assistance.
appeal no. 01.13/99
period covered: January - September 1999

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10 Dec 1999 description
report IRIN

Bureau de coordination des affaires humanitaires
Réseau intégré d'information régional
Pour l'Afrique centrale et de l'Est
Tel : +254 2 622147
Fax : +254 2 622129

20 Jul 1999 description

appeal no. 01.13/99
period covered: 1 January - 30 June 1999
Food distributions and a wide range of other assistance for refugees in camps in south-western Uganda were maintained. Disaster preparedness continued to make progress, with the development of contingency plans, training and input into the government's disaster preparedness policy. Restructuring of the National Society moved ahead; it should be ready to take over some of the delegation's responsibilities in the second half of the year.

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