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31 Dec 1997 description

A weekly report on major developments


concerning relief operations in southern Sudan



OLS staff to be relocated from Akobo...
Staff of the OLS NGO Medecins sans Frontieres-Belgium are scheduled to be temporarily relocated from Akobo on 31 December on the advice of local authorities due to reports of possible insecurity. The staff were advised to leave until the security of the area could be insured.

31 Dec 1997 description

Los Angeles -- A re-emerging epidemic in South Sudan of Trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness, was named one of the Top 100 Science Stories of 1997 in the January '98 issue of DISCOVER magazine.

31 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

31 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

31 Dec 1997 description


OLS is a consortium of UN and non-government agencies working with the people of southern Sudan, whose survival, protection and development is jeopardized by the complex emergency and chronic underdevelopment. In striving to meet the needs of the southern Sudanese, OLS saves lives, promotes self-reliance, protects people’s safety and dignity and enables them to invest in their future.
OLS Southern Sector mission statement, January 1997

November/December 1997

Contents:

OLS programmes update:

30 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

30 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

29 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

29 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

24 Dec 1997 description

A weekly report on major developments


concerning relief operations in southern Sudan


SNIDs planning continues...
22 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

19 Dec 1997 description

WFP EMERGENCY REPORT
Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme

This report includes: A) East Africa: Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan and Ethiopia B) Central Africa: Congo/Brazzaville and Democratic Republic of Congo C) Angola D) Afghanistan E) Iraq.

19 Dec 1997 description
report World Vision

A delivery of 3,500 tonnes of food for World Vision projects in Tonj county is set to commence from WV Sudan's new logistical base in Kiboko, Northern Uganda. The food will be transported overland by truck convoys over a three month period. Distribution of 2,500 survival kits to people displaced by ongoing fighting in Southern Sudan has just been completed in Twic, north of World Vision's project site in Gogrial. An additional 6,000 survival kits are to be distributed in January to people displaced by fighting around the southern Sudanese city of Juba.

18 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

18 Dec 1997 description

(5:42pm AEDT)
The Australian Government is to give nearly 3-million dollars in aid to Sudan.
The money will fund programs to improve basic living conditions, with a focus on primary health care, access to safe water and basic education.
The Parliamentary Secretary on Foreign Affairs, Kathy Sullivan, says public services in Sudan are in urgent need of rehabilitation because of the effects of 13-years of civil war.
They money will be distributed through non-government organisations and a United Nations agency.

18 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

18 Dec 1997 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Departement des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622 147
Fax: +254 2 622 129

17 Dec 1997 description

A weekly report on major developments


concerning relief operations in southern Sudan


Education Coordination meeting...