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19 Nov 2002 description


HUMANITARIAN CONTEXT
The theme of the 2003 Consolidated Appeals Process is "Hope for the Future", to illustrate the importance of ensuring that humanitarian relief complements and supports recovery programmes. It is a particularly relevant theme for Eritrea, where in 2002 the focus has been on moving away from humanitarian relief towards rehabilitation and recovery.

19 Nov 2002 description


HUMANITARIAN CONTEXT
At the peak of the 1999/2000 drought in Ethiopia, more than 10 million people suffered serious food shortages. Malnourishment was a widespread phenomenon. A tenable but short recovery period followed the drought with good main season harvests in 2000 and 2001 and a good short season harvest in 2000, contributing to a considerable reduction in the numbers of affected and relief dependent people.

30 Sep 2002 description

Mr. Kenzo Oshima, The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, arrives in Khartoum on Monday, 30 September at the start of a twelve-day mission to Sudan, Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea.