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- Sudan: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - Jul 2017
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- Sudan: Floods - Jun 2016
- Sudan/South Sudan: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2015
- Sudan: Floods - Jul 2014
- Sudan: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Nov 2013
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The new southern Sudanese leader, Salva
Kiir, has urged the African Council of Churches to help stop violence that
has left more than 100 people dead.
The Council is now considering sending a multi-faith team of Christian and Muslim leaders to the capital Khartoum.
The clashes between southern Sudanese and northern Arabs followed Saturday's death of southern leader John Garang.
The US has expressed deep concerns over the situation. Its two envoys are due to meet President Omar al-Bashir.
By Mengistu Woube
The Horn of Africa, which includes Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan and Djibouti, is the primordial home of homo sapiens and an early outpost of human civilisation as recent archaeological finds confirm. The Horn is a region of great geographical diversity, rich in natural resources and inhabited by different ethnic groups who are engaged in different economic activities.
The United Nations World Food Programme announced on Monday that a donation from the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of 360 metric tons of dates to WFP for the Somali and Sudanese refugees living in camps in Ethiopia. The dates are valued at more than US$ 460,000 and are being distributed this month, the WFP said in a press release.
The Interim Chairperson of the AU Commission, Mr. Amara Essy, is deeply disturbed by the news that the new round of negotiations for a cease-fire has been temporarily disrupted.
The African Union deems the Machakos Protocol, signed on 20 July 2002, between the Government of the Sudan and the Sudanese People's Libration Movement/Army, to be a viable framework for realizing durable peace in the Sudan.
U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. on Monday announced a donation of 170,000 birr during a meeting with UNHCR and WFP representatives at Selam Technical Institute. The donation will benefit Selam Technical Institute, a local Ethiopian NGO, which will produce manual grinding mills for distribution in Sudanese and Eritrean Kunama refugee camps in western and northern Ethiopia. The Ambassador announced the donation as part of World Refugee Day's celebration of women refugees, a press release from the U.S Embassy said.
UN Mine Action Group to Visit Ethiopia
The Ethiopian Mine Action Office (EMAO) said Ethiopia is giving some thought to the establishment of a de-mining training center for the Eastern Africa region, head of the department of mine awareness with EMAO told Addis Tribune.
Berhane Achame said east African countries are obliged to send their experts abroad to obtain training in de-mining and the establishment of the training institute would help greatly in reducing expenses and in facilitating the speedy de-mining of the hundreds of thousands of mines laid in the region.
The Branch Office in Ethiopia of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR-BOE) announced Yesterday that a core contribution of 125 million US Dollars made by the United States Government to UNHCR for its 2002 annual programme.
Of this amount, USD 4million equivalent to ETB 34,232,000 is earmarked for country programmes in Ethiopia for the year 2002.
"The US Government and UNHCR agreed on the vital importance of addressing the physical security needs of refugees, in addition to their legal protection needs, by promoting further, refugee protection - the core …
By Our Staff Reporter
Fourteen young camp Sadako volunteers from Ethiopia, South Korea, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom, the USA, France, Switzerland, Austria and New Zealand returned last week to Addis Ababa after a one month field mission to refugee camps in eastern and western Ethiopia.
The Camp Sadako programme, launched in 1993 by Sadako Ogata, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, is designed to educate young people internationally about the plight of refugees, so they can raise awareness of refugee issues in their home countries.
By Our Staff Reporter
Addis Tribune (Addis Ababa)