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17 Nov 2013 description


  • 2,000 WFP food rations reached Al-Otaiba in Rural Damascus for the first time in 15 months.

  • In October, WFP expanded its partnership portfolio within Syria, signing agreements with three additional local NGOs. The new partners will distribute WFP food assistance in Ar-Raqqa and Aleppo governorates.

  • Targeted assistance was implemented in Beirut, Mount Lebanon, South Lebanon and the Bekaa Valley in October and commenced in North Lebanon on 1 November.

01 Dec 2009 description

The information contained within this update is obtained from data provided by Ministries of Health of Member States and National Influenza Centers through reports sent to Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) or updates on their web pages.

Weekly Update

- In North America, acute respiratory disease activity remained above what is expected for this time of year; however, overall trends in acute respiratory disease are decreasing

- In the Caribbean, variable trends in acute respiratory disease are being reported

- Central America reported decreasing or unchanged trends in …

20 May 2009 description
report The Zimbabwean

by Norest Musvaba

JOHANNESBURG - A South African civic group has opened a school in central Johannesburg for about 350 young Zimbabwean refugees and asylum seekers residing at the city's Central Methodist church, the organisation said on Tuesday.

The Solidarity Peace Trust (SPT) deputy director Selvan Chetty told ZimOnline that the non-governmental organisation opened the school in February, with the full support of the church's Bishop Paul Verryn who has been at the forefront in assisting Zimbabwean refugees in South Africa.

Albert School - a primary and secondary school …

18 Jul 2003 description

Data Source: Food and Agriculture Organisation