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30 Nov 2003 description


Regional overview - The 2004 Consolidated Appeals Process (CAP) for some of GHA countries released. The start of the short-rains season is late in parts of East African countries

17 Nov 2003 description

(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 142)

31 Oct 2003 description


Regional overview -- Ongoing harvests improved food security in the northern GHA countries but conflict and chronic vulnerability persist

08 Oct 2003 description
report IRIN

KAMPALA, 8 October (IRIN) - The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) says it is committing US $20 million to buy food for those who are most at risk from food insecurity in east and central Africa.

07 Oct 2003 description

KAMPALA - The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, James Morris, appealed today for peace and stability in East and Central Africa to prevent the terrible loss of life and human suffering in the region.

30 Sep 2003 description


Regional overview - short-term food security improving but drought and conflict intensify chronic vulnerability

31 Aug 2003 description

Source: Regional Agricultural Trade Intelligence Network (RATIN)
For more information please see www.ratin.net

31 Jul 2003 description


Ethiopia: Food aid pledges are satisfactory but food insecurity remains severe
Food aid pledges have reached 100 percent and 94 percent of the required cereals and supplementary blended food, respectively. By July 2003, all 1.4 million metric tons (MMT) of cereals and 128,000 metric tons (MT) of supplementary blended food were committed. However, only 60 percent of the pledges have been delivered and distributed. Distributions of cereals could halt in a few months to come if pledges are not translated to deliveries and distributions.

30 Apr 2003 description

Original Sources: USGS/Gros Data Centre and Drought Monitoring Centre-Nairobi

10 Apr 2003 description
report IRIN

BUJUMBURA, 10 April (IRIN) - An African Union (AU) peacekeeping force will be deployed in Burundi before 1 May, Maj-Gen Sipho Binda, the South African commander of the African Mission in Burundi (AMIB), told IRIN on Wednesday.

10 Apr 2003 description
report IRIN

BUJUMBURA, 10 avril (IRIN) - La force de maintien de la paix de l'Union africaine (UA) sera déployée au Burundi avant le 1er mai, a annoncé mercredi à IRIN le général Sipho Binda, commandant sud-africain de la Mission africaine au Burundi (MAB).

30 Jan 2003 description


Appeal Target: US$ 662,061
Geneva, 30 January 2003

Dear Colleagues,

29 Jan 2003 description
report IRIN

ADDIS ABABA, 29 January (IRIN) - Ethiopia is expected to send a battalion of troops, or 800 men, to act as peacekeepers in war-torn Burundi, senior sources within the African Union told IRIN on Wednesday.