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04 Oct 2018 description

42 Ivorian Refugees who opted for voluntary repatriation assisted to return to Cote d’Ivoire.

“Come and Tell“ mission in Ghana to meet with Ivorian refugees

273 refugee children get new school uniforms as the school year begins

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18 Jul 2017 description
report Government of Ghana

The Minister for the Interior, Mr. Ambrose Dery has revealed that Ghana is home to nearly fourteen thousand (14,000) refugees who have escaped from ravages of war in the home countries of Liberia, Togo, Sudan, Cote D’Ivoire amongst others.

He has therefore called for the need to tackle the root causes of refugee problems in the sub-region in particular and the Continent as a whole.

The Minister made these statements during the inauguration of the Eleven- Member Ghana Refugee Board in Accra on Monday, July 10, 2017.

08 Dec 2010 description

By Amanda Gordon and Carol Fouke-Mpoyo

Our story begins with Janvier Tuyishime. Tuyishime fled his native Rwanda in 1999 and eventually came to live at Krisan Refugee Camp in Ghana's Western Region. In 2009, his application to the U.S.

03 Oct 2007 description
report Voice of America

By Howard Lesser

Some of the most widespread flooding in years has swept across Sub-Saharan Africa, from Ghana, Niger, Mali, and Togo in the west to Ethiopia, Uganda, and Sudan in the east. In the last 24 hours, the International Red Cross (IFRC) has added Burkina Faso to its emergency rolls after 33 deaths were reported and more than 75-hundred homes destroyed in torrential rains. In addition, the UN World Food Program (WFP) is appealing for three-point eight million dollars to feed 470-thousand victims in Mauritania, where saturated supplies are putting thousands at risk.

26 Sep 2007 description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has today warned of the long term impact of flooding in East and West Africa.

24 Sep 2007 description
  • Les inondations qui ont touché de nombreuses zones d'Afrique sont les plus graves depuis des décennies. Elles forment un arc qui s'étend de la Mauritanie à l'ouest, au Kenya à l'est. Selon les estimations du Programme alimentaire mondial des Nations Unies (PAM), les inondations auraient affecté 1,5 million de personnes.

    Le PAM doit puiser dans les réserves d'urgence

    - Les équipes du PAM ont été déployées dans la région pour distribuer des vivres aux victimes des inondations dans plusieurs pays.

22 Sep 2007 description

Development minister Bert Koenders is giving €11 million in emergency aid to Uganda, Sudan and West Africa.

Four million euros will go to the victims of the floods in Uganda and West Africa, and seven million to Sudan.

Large areas of West and East Africa have been hit by serious flooding and around 300,000 people are affected. Rainfall in the north and east of Uganda has been exceptionally heavy since July. Ghana, Togo and Burkina Faso have been hit the hardest by the flooding in West Africa, and some 500,000 people in the region face food shortages and disease.

19 Sep 2007 description

In order to help ensure that the terrible floods which have affected vast areas of Africa do not lead to a famine disaster, the Federal Development Ministry has given the World Food Programme 500,000 euros for emergency and food aid to help the people in Africa who have been hit by the flooding.

"The worst flooding has been in Ghana, Uganda and Sudan. Dozens of people lost their lives in the rising waters. In these three countries alone, more than 1 million people are now homeless.

21 Apr 2005 description


Weekly Introduction:
Update of Seasonal Outlooks at One-Month Lead: May-July 2005 Forecasts

Gulf of Guinea Region

The outlook for May-Jul 2005 Gulf of Guinea rainfall at one month lead shows a slight tilt in the odds favoring above average rainfall locally over southern Ghana and southwestern Nigeria. There is a slight tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall locally over southeastern Cote d'Ivoire.

Sahel

15 Apr 2005 description
report IRIN

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]