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15 May 1996 description
report Africa News Service

Washington, DC - Text of prepared statement on Burundi by Anthony Lake, President Clinton's national security adviser on May 14, following talks with top government officials and representatives of local and international organizations in Bujumbura. Lake's itinerary also includes Kigali, Rwanda and Nairobi, Kenya.

10 May 1996 description

This is number 8 in a series of weekly reports from IRIN on general developments in the Great Lakes region. Sources for the information below include UN, NGO, ICRC and media reports. IRIN issues these reports for the benefit of the humanitarian community, but accepts no responsibility as to the accuracy of the original sources.

05 May 1996 description

After ten months of living in Bujumbura and talking to both Hutu and Tutsi mid-level leaders, I am more and more convinced that the greatest contribution the international community can make in Burundi, greater than humanitarian aid, greater than development aid, is to move the political leaders toward negotiations.

30 Apr 1996 description

The adverse effects of mines may be calculated in terms not only of the dramatic increase in the number of casualties; they also take the form of restrictions on the work of humanitarian organizations, which are prevented from reaching people in need by the known or suspected presence of mines on the roads.

25 Mar 1996 description

This report, compiled by Refugees International from field dispatches by RI staff member Paula Ghedini, continues the series of periodic reports highlighting various issues surrounding the ongoing repatriation of Rwandan refugees.

22 Mar 1996 description

Clean water for millions of Rwandese

18 Mar 1996 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BUREAU FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE (BHR)
OFFICE OF U.S. FOREIGN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (OFDA)

13 Mar 1996 description
report Oxfam

Steering Committee For Humanitarian Response An Alliance For Voluntary Action Of: Caritas International's , International Federation Of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, International Save The Children Alliance, Lutheran World Federation, Oxfam And World Council Of Churches

29 Feb 1996 description
report UN Security Council

Adopted by the Security Council at its 3637th meeting, on 29 February 1996

02 Feb 1996 description
report CARE

By Peter D. Bell

18 Jan 1996 description

Produced by United Methodist News Service, official news agency of the United Methodist Church, with offices in Nashville, Tenn., New York, and Washington.

Contact: Linda Bloom

A UMNS News Feature by Dean Snyder*

When he was greeted recently by healthy Rwandan refugee children at a camp in Zaire, United Methodist Bishop Felton E. May of Harrisburg, Pa., was full of emotion.

31 Dec 1995 description
report Food for the Hungry

Food for the Hungry International (FHI) operates programs in Rwanda, and in Uvira and Goma, Zaire. The programs focus primarily on the care, protection, and support of unaccompanied children through efforts linked to foster care, family tracing and reunification, and the support of particularly vulnerable family including widows and the elderly. At all program sites and regionally, FHI coordinates closely with other NGOs who work with unaccompanied children and with UNHCR and UNICEF unaccompanied children units.

12 Dec 1995 description
report UN Security Council

Adopted by the Security Council at its 3605th meeting, on 12 December 1995

30 Sep 1995 description


DHA-GENEVA 95/0436
RWANDA - CHEMICAL ACCIDENT
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1
30 SEPTEMBER 1995

1. THE CIVIL PROTECTION UNIT OF THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION HAS RELEASED INFORMATION ON RECENT CHEMICAL ACCIDENT IN RWANDA.

2. REPORTEDLY, A FIRE HAS BROKEN UP AT A WAREHOUSE IN KIGALI, WITH 230 TONS OF FUNGICIDE 'MANCOZEB'. THE FIRE HAS BEEN PUT OFF WITH WATER, THAT HAS LED TO RIVER POLLUTION. THERE IS A STRONG CONCERN THAT REMAINING SUBSTANCES MAY CAUSE FURTHER ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION.