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26 Nov 2006 description

Each week, the World Health Organization Department for Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on the health aspects of selected humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and Headquarters.

20 Sep 2006 description
report GOAL

GOAL currently employs 175 GOALies who work alongside over 2,500 local staff to implement humanitarian programmes in 13 countries.

05 Sep 2006 description

Briefing correspondents at Headquarters today on the Security Council's calendar for September, Council President for the month, Adamantios Vassilakis ( Greece), said that events in the Middle East would continue to preoccupy the 15-member body, which would also take up several ongoing situations in Africa.

16 Jul 2006 description

Each week, the World Health Organization Department for Health Action in Crises in Geneva produces information highlights on the health aspects of selected humanitarian crises. Drawing on the various WHO programmes, contributions cover activities from field and country offices and the support provided by WHO regional offices and Headquarters.

10 May 2006 description

The following represent some of the many ways Church World Service is creating a rainbow of help and hope -- a beautiful Rainbow of Caring -- through the TOOLS & BLANKETS Program.

24 Apr 2006 description
report World Bank

En Afrique, un enfant meurt toutes les 30 secondes du paludisme.

24 Apr 2006 description
report World Bank

An African child dies of malaria every 30 seconds.

18 Jan 2006 description

Jan 18 (Reuters) - African countries have been asked to contribute troops to a peacekeeping mission in Somalia.

Uganda has said it will do so if parliament approves the move, South African President Thabo Mbeki and Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete have said they would consider sending troops, and Mozambique said it was training soldiers for possible deployment to the turbulent Horn of African nation.

Here are some details on peacekeeping in Africa.

PENDING MISSIONS:

SOMALIA:

African and Western diplomats are trying to rally a peacekeeping force to restore calm in Somalia …