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16 Dec 2003 description

TORONTO / December 16, 2003 - The Canadian Catholic Organization For DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE (CCODP) is sending $530,000 to three countries in the Horn of Africa to help alleviate suffering and promote long-term development.

29 Oct 2003 description
report IRIN

DJIBOUTI, 29 October (IRIN) - During a tour of the Horn of Africa region, IRIN was granted an interview with Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh. He discussed the internal situation in his country, regional issues and the Somali peace process. Here are the main points of the interview:

20 Oct 2003 description

Amb. D. Shinn cites Sudan and Kenya as showing potential of peace in region

10 Oct 2003 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 10 October (IRIN) - Thousands of would-be refugees are languishing at a transit centre, some 100 km southwest of Djibouti town, after being given a deadline by the government earlier this year to leave the country.

30 Sep 2003 description

On 29 and 30 September, the Red Crescent Society of Djibouti and the ICRC carried out a one-off distribution of emergency relief supplies for some 9,000 people stranded at the Aour-Aoussa refugee camp about 100 kilometres south-west of the city of Djibouti. The camp was originally designed to house no more than 3,000 people.

30 Sep 2003 description

African Security Review Vol 12 No 3, 2003


09 Sep 2003 description
report IRIN

ADDIS ABABA, 9 September (IRIN) - Ethiopia's government has been providing transport and food rations for thousands of illegal immigrants ordered to leave Djibouti by 15 September, the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told IRIN on Friday.

03 Sep 2003 description

Paris, le 3 septembre 2003 - Les 26, 27, 28 août 2003 un nombre impressionnant de véhicules quittait la capitale de Djibouti vers les pays limitrophes. A leurs bords, plusieurs milliers de soi-disant « rapatriés volontaires », majoritairement Somaliens et Ethiopiens, fuyaient le pays.

18 Aug 2003 description
report UN General Assembly

Fifty-eighth session
Item 41 (b) of the provisional agenda*
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: special economic assistance to individual countries or regions

Report of the Secretary-General**


12 May 2003 description

(This column by Frank Wolf, Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia, was first published May 11 in the Washington Post. The column is in the public domain. No republication restrictions.)

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When Will People Pay Attention?

By Frank Wolf

Another international crisis is quietly escalating in the world today. But it doesn't involve weapons of mass destruction, despotic leaders, nuclear arms or even terrorism.

07 Feb 2003 description
report UN News Service

Effective national and international policies, anchored in an action plan adopted in 2001 in Brussels, could help meet the challenge of eradicating the hunger and poverty faced by more than 600 million people in the world's least developed countries (LDCs), a United Nations envoy has said.

06 Jan 2003 description
report Oxfam

Widespread drought has withered crops from Ethiopia to southern Africa. Nearly 38 million Africans will require outside food donations by early in 2003--or they will face starvation. Donating countries have promised less than half of what is needed to prevent widespread famine.