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28 Oct 2015 description
  • Mostly near-average conditions have been observed across West Africa during this past week.
  • Heavy rain continues for portions of southern Ethiopia and Somalia, raising flooding concerns in East Africa.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of north-central and eastern Ethiopia.

21 Oct 2015 description

Heavy rains have continued for far western Gulf of Guinea, while much drier conditions prevailed farther east across West Africa.

Heavy rain continues for portions of East Africa raising flooding concerns.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of northcentral and eastern Ethiopia.

14 Oct 2015 description
  • Beneficial increase in rainfall along bimodal Gulf of Guinea regions and continued heavy rainfall across the far western Gulf of Guinea.

  • Many parts of the greater horn receive early season rains.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of northcentral and eastern Ethiopia.

07 Oct 2015 description
  • Continuation of suppressed rainfall along coastal Gulf of Guinea regions and enhanced rain across the Sahel and far western Gulf of Guinea.
  • Dryness persists throughout parts of Ethiopia.

1) Poorly distributed rainfall has resulted in drought, which has severely impacted ground conditions and already led to livestock death across parts of north-central and eastern Ethiopia.

28 Mar 2014 description

GUINEA-WEST AFRICA – EBOLA (ECHO)

• National and international emergency response is ongoing with the set-up of isolation wards and case management in Gueckedou, Macenta and N’zerokore hospitals.

• Public information and safe burial practices are in place, to avoid community spread. Active case finding and contacts tracing are still required to contain the epidemic.

• Laboratory capacities for on-site cases confirmation are being put in place together with epidemiologists/investigators.

09 Sep 2011 description
report UN Security Council

This report is dedicated to the memory of former Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld as we mark this year the fiftieth anniversary of his death in 1961.

I believe we have only begun to explore the full potentialities of the United Nations as an instrument for multilateral diplomacy, especially the most useful combinations of public discussion on the one hand and private negotiations and mediation on the other.

Summary

31 Jan 2011 description
report UN News Service

31 January 2011 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the success achieved by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) in saving thousands of lives across the continent, saying it offers a good model for tackling other social ills.

"The African Leaders Malaria Alliance is breaking down barriers, forging partnerships and getting supplies to families in record time," Mr.

02 Aug 2010 description

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

Early Warning Issues for August

Country Analysis: Kenya's Constitutional Referendum

PSC Retrospective - PSC and UNSC

Post-Election Analysis: Somaliland

Emerging Security Threats in the Nile Basin

Country Analysis: Guinea

PSC Retrospective - PSC and CSOs

ICC Review Conference

Important Forthcoming Dates

18 Oct 2006 description

Weekly Introduction:

Update of CPC Seasonal Outlooks at 4 Months Lead:

February-April 2007 Forecasts

Gulf of Guinea Region

There is a tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall over most parts in the region, including Liberia, eastern Guinea, southern and eastern Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, and the northern halves of Togo and Benin.

Locust Update:

The FAO site (http://www.fao.org/ag/locusts/en/info/info/index.html) was last updated on …

23 Mar 2005 description
report African Union

EXPERTS' MEETING ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE AU AND THE REGIONAL MECHANISMS FOR CONFLICT PREVENTION, MANAGEMENT AND RESOLUTION ADDIS ABABA, 22 - 23 MARCH 2005

01 May 2003 description


CCA Guidance for the Gulf of Guinea Region Rainfall in May-Jul 2003 at One Month Lead

22 May 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Kris Janowski - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

17 Apr 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Kris Janowski - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

06 Mar 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Kris Janowski - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

02 Mar 2001 description

This report includes: A) West Africa: (1) Guinea, (2) Sierra Leone, (3) Liberia, (4) Guinea-Bissau B) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan C) Great Lakes Region: (1) Burundi, (2) Rwanda, (3) Uganda D) Kenya E) Palestinian Territory F) El Salvador G) Laos H) Southern Africa: (1) Angola, (2) Namibia

20 Feb 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Ron Redmond (to whom quoted text may be attributed) at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

13 Feb 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Kris Janowski (to whom quoted text may be attributed) at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.