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11 Apr 2008 description

Pledges and contributions

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is pleased to acknowledge the receipt, for 2008, of eleven new contributions (as of 31 March) totalling $76,136,538. They were made by Bangladesh ($5,000), Botswana ($5,000), Germany ($14,790,000), Greece ($300,000), the Holy See ($5,000), Hungary ($20,000), Iceland ($250,000), Kazakhstan ($50,000), Malaysia ($100,000), South Africa ($221,538), and the United Kingdom ($60,390,000).

10 Sep 2004 description


(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: 1) Iraq, 2) Afghanistan, 3) Albania, 4) Azerbaijan

(B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) DR Congo, (3) Djibouti, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Rwanda, (8) Somalia, (9) Sudan, (10) Tanzania, (11) Uganda

(C) West Africa Region: (1) Sahel region (2) Chad, (3) Guinea Bissau, (4) Sierra Leone, (5) Guinea, (6) Liberia, (7) Cote D'Ivoire

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Zimbabwe

07 Apr 2003 description
report UN Security Council

Several Council Members Stress Importance of Dealing With Root Causes of Hunger
SC/7720

21 Mar 2003 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 21 Mar 2003

10 Mar 2003 description

Nairobi (dpa) - More than one million African refugees are at risk of starvation unless donors meet an urgent appeal for food aid, four humanitarian agencies said Monday.

International Rescue Committee, Jesuit Refugee Service, Refugees International and the U.S. Committee for Refugees said they are concerned that donors will fail to provide funding for hungry Africans because of the need posed by a potential war in Iraq.

28 Feb 2003 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 28 Feb 2003

03 Mar 2000 description

The Officer-in-Charge of the Information Service at Geneva, Jamel Ben Yahmed, said Secretary-General Kofi Annan had been on the phone to world leaders and potential donors in an effort to mobilize international assistance to flood-stricken Mozambique.