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31 Mar 2006 description

Emergency & Recovery, Food Security, United Nations - United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP)

28 Dec 2005 description

Conor Lenihan T.D., Minister of State for Development Cooperation and Human Rights, today announced details of a humanitarian and recovery aid package of over €12.8 million for Africa and the Middle East.

18 Dec 2002 description

I am delighted to have the opportunity today to address the Foreign Affairs Committee on the subject of the food crises in the Horn of Africa and in southern Africa.

As we look forward to Christmas the figures concerning famine emanating from Africa are stark. They serve as a damning indictment of our collective failure to address the needs of the most vulnerable at the beginning of a new millennium.

It is estimated that at least 28 million people will be affected by the current food shortages in the Horn of Africa and southern Africa.

10 Jul 2002 description

Mr. Tom Kitt, TD, the Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Overseas Development Assistance & Human Rights, today announced a major new package of Government funding of 3.69 million in support of emergency responses to the massive food shortages which are already taking a tragic human toll across Southern Africa, saying,