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26 Apr 2006 description

USAID helping region find solutions to long-term problems

22 Sep 2005 description

General's weapons are doctors, veterinarians, well drillers, civil engineers

By David Anthony Denny, Washington File Staff Writer

Washington - The commander of military forces in the Horn of Africa says his task is to promote stability on the African continent.

Marine Major General Timothy Ghormley, commander of Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa for the U.S. Central Command, briefed journalists at the Pentagon September 21 on what he and 1,400 joint U.S.

07 Jun 2005 description

U.S president, British PM ask world community to increase humanitarian aid

President Bush June 7 announced that the United States will provide approximately $674 million in additional resources to respond to humanitarian emergencies in Africa and, along with British Prime Minister Tony Blair, he called on the international community to increase its funding for humanitarian emergencies in Africa.

The assistance was outlined in a White House fact sheet released the same day.

Of the funds, $414 million will be provided immediately to avert famine in the Horn of Africa, helping 14 …

20 Oct 2003 description

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

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.