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31 Dec 2001 description


INTRODUCTION
This is the third and final issue in 2001 of this quarterly report prepared by the FAO Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) on the food supply situation, cereal import and food aid requirements for all countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The report is designed to provide the latest analysis and information on the food situation in these countries to governments, international organizations and other institutions engaged in humanitarian operations.

31 Dec 2001 description


HIGHLIGHTS
- Outbreaks EWARN extends to more areas of Upper Nile where outbreaks are frequent, and detection and response were often challenging

- EWARN orientation conducted to radio network staff of health NGOs

- EWARN training extends to basic and in-service training of health workers

- HIV/AIDS prevention messages reach to Lankien for the first time

- Polio SNIDs 2001 results

1.0. DISEASE SURVEILLANCE AND EARLY WARNING AND RESPONSE NETWORK (EWARN)

1.1. EWARN Training and Orientation

28 Dec 2001 description

This report includes:

28 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 28 December (IRIN) - Food availability and access are good in most secure locations of southern Sudan after recent harvests but insecurity and its consequences are limiting access to most of the available food options in parts of Bahr al-Ghazal Region, according to the latest update from the Famine Early Warning System Network.

28 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
IRIN-CEA
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

27 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 27 December (IRIN) - Police in Kenya have reported the killing of 53 Turkana pastoralists in Lokitaung (4.16N 35.45E), Turkana District, northwestern Kenya, by a large group of armed cattle rustlers, believed to be from "a neighbouring country".

21 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseau d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

21 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 21 December (IRIN) - Uganda, Sudan and Tanzania were among the countries that registered "an important decrease in the refugee population" between January and end September this year, the UN refugee agency reported on Wednesday.

21 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
IRIN-CEA
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

21 Dec 2001 description

Baltimore, December 21, 2001 -- In Sudan, the government and the rebel Sudanese People's Liberation Movement/Army have agreed to negotiate an internationally monitored cease-fire that would cover parts of central and southern Sudan. Lutheran World Relief welcomes the announcement and is urging compliance by both sides.

21 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
IRIN-CEA
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

20 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 20 December (IRIN) - A US-proposed mission to assess humanitarian needs for people living in the Nuba (Nubah) Mountains region of Southern Darfur, south-central Sudan, is expected to begin next week, the Al-Ayyam newspaper reported on Wednesday.

19 Dec 2001 description

Refugees returning from Kosovo to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

18 Dec 2001 description
report NESI-Network

The people of Upper Nile have seen so little stability let alone food, medicine and other basic needs for some years now. In the spirit of the upcoming Holy Christmas, the just ended Holy month of Ramadan and the end of year, New Sudanese Indigenous NGOs (NESI) Network compassionately appeals to all friends, sympathizers and supporters of the oppressed people of Sudan to aid these suffering people of Upper Nile.

18 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 18 December (IRIN) - The staff of the International Commitee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday paid tribute to colleagues who have died while bringing assistance to victims of war, including one killed in May when an ICRC plane was fired on in southern Sudan.

17 Dec 2001 description

Rome, December 2001
Highlights

Latest information indicates a slightly larger global cereal output in 2001, of 1 870 million tonnes (including rice in milled terms). However, even at this level, production would still be less than the anticipated utilization requirements in 2001/02, leading to a significant draw-down of cereal stocks.

While Afghanistan currently faces a grave food supply situation, food emergencies persist in many other countries (see box on page 6).

17 Dec 2001 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 17 December (IRIN) - The government of Sudan and the rebel Sudan people's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) have agreed on an internationally monitored cease-fire to cover the Nuba [Nubah] Mountains region, Southern Darfur, south-central Sudan, and on "military stand-downs" to implement a US-proposed initiative to eradicate polio, according to the United States government.

17 Dec 2001 description

Geneva (ICRC) - Today, 17 December 2001, the staff of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are paying tribute to friends and colleagues killed while bringing aid to victims of war. The date is the fifth anniversary of the assassination of six ICRC delegates at the organization's hospital in the Chechen village of Novye Atagi, but over the years has become a day to honour and remember all ICRC personnel who have lost their lives in the course of their humanitarian work around the world.