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26 Jan 2006 description

SOUTH SUDAN

Security

The security situation in Central, Eastern and Western Equatoria States is relatively stable. An assessment mission to Yambio and Tambura in Western Equatoria confirmed that the two areas are calm and are now pegged to UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) security phase 3 level 2.

In Juba, the population has gone up dramatically and consequently crimes of theft, robbery and arson as well as traffic contraventions have increased significantly.

13 Dec 2005 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Jennifer Pagonis - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 13 December 2005, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

29 Sep 2005 description

Security

Following a period of insecurity caused by migration of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) from its traditional area in Eastern Equatoria to, reportedly, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through Central Equatoria, the situation in Yei and the surrounding areas has improved considerably over the past week. UN Operation Lifeline Sudan (UNOLS) security levels for Yei, Kajo Keji, Labone and Nimule reverted to level 2 as of 26 September.

15 Sep 2005 description

SOUTH SUDAN

Security

The security situation in south Sudan remained relatively stable. For the first time, Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) elements crossed the White Nile river and attacked an area on the Yei-Juba road. Attacks by the LRA have been taking place fairly regularly around Juba in the last few months, but always to the east of the White Nile.

08 Sep 2005 description

SOUTH SUDAN

Security

The security situation in south Sudan remained relatively stable. Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) attacks on the civilian population reportedly continued in Eastern Equatoria.

08 Sep 2005 description


Weekly Introduction:
Update of Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) Position:

Based on the past three periods of data, it appears that the African portion of the Intertropical Convergence Zone peaked around a dekad earlier (during August 1-10) than normal (August 11-20) and has begun its retreat southward in, virtually, all regions.

11 Aug 2005 description

"A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment" is an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) to develop a shared vision and consensus for action on how to meet future world food needs while reducing poverty and protecting the environment.

05 Jul 2005 description
report UN News Service

The Security Council will devote a considerable amount of its time this month to various situations on the African continent, and will also spotlight the Council's role in humanitarian crises, the new President of the 15-nation body said today.

07 Jan 2005 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 7 January 2005, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

02 Apr 2004 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 2 April (IRIN) - //This is the sixth of a series of reports on prospects for peace in the Sudan. The reports are being published over two months//

21 Aug 2003 description


CCA Guidance for North East Africa Rainfall in Sep-Nov 2003 at One Month Lead