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29 Nov 1999 description

Press Release - SC/6759

Security Council Told Key is Effective Deterrent Action; As Debate Begins, 23 Nations Also Present Views on United Nations Role

The international community needed to move "from a culture of reaction to a culture of prevention", Secretary-General Kofi Annan said this afternoon in an open Security Council debate on the prevention of armed conflict.

04 Oct 1999 description

Opening Statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees at the Fiftieth Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme
Speeches of the High Commissioner
Geneva, Monday, 4 October 1999

Mr Chairman,
Excellencies,
Distinguished Delegates,
Ms Bellamy,

28 Sep 1999 description


HIGHLIGHTS
Angola. The war in Angola continues to create acute humanitarian needs. The funding situation has improved and access by road has sporadically been possible, thus some humanitarian assistance is being delivered. High prevalences of malnutrition among children under five have been recorded in the besieged cities of Huambo, Malange and Kuito.

27 Sep 1999 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Angola. The war in Angola continues to create acute humanitarian needs. The funding situation has improved and access by road has sporadically been possible, thus some humanitarian assistance is being delivered. High prevalences of malnutrition among children under five have been recorded in the besieged cities of Huambo, Malange and Kuito.

14 Sep 1999 description

Madrid, España, 14 de septiembre de 1999
Distinguidos invitados,

23 Jul 1999 description

This report includes: A) Democratic People's Republic of Korea B) Afghanistan C) Tajikistan D) FR Yugoslavia E) West Africa: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Ghana F) Zambia G) Recent FAO/WFP Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission Reports.

07 Jul 1999 description


RNIS Update - July 1999
HIGHLIGHTS

Angola. The recent insecurity in Angola continues to create massive humanitarian needs. Surveys and assessments have confirmed the critical nutritional situation. Humanitarian assistance is severely hampered due to reduced access caused by insecurity. Many of the cities in the Central Highlands are experiencing near siege-like conditions. An influx of IDPs into the provincial capitals has created public health crises affecting both the resident and displaced populations.

06 Jul 1999 description

RNIS Update - July 1999 HIGHLIGHTS

Angola. The recent insecurity in Angola continues to create massive humanitarian needs. Surveys and assessments have confirmed the critical nutritional situation. Humanitarian assistance is severely hampered due to reduced access caused by insecurity. Many of the cities in the Central Highlands are experiencing near siege-like conditions. An influx of IDPs into the provincial capitals has created public health crises affecting both the resident and displaced populations.

23 Apr 1999 description

A new emergency operation for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea would enable the World Food Programme (WFP) to reach another 1.1 million children between the ages of 11 and 17, as well as 25 per cent of the elderly population in that country, the WFP Executive Director, Catherine Bertini, said today at a Headquarters press briefing.

23 Apr 1999 description

This report includes: A) FR Yugoslavia and region - Kosovo crisis B) Afghanistan C) Liberia D) Eritrea E) East Africa: Uganda and Tanzania F) Mozambique.