- Sierra Leone: Mudslides - Aug 2017
- Sierra Leone: Floods - Sep 2015
- West Africa: Ebola Outbreak - Mar 2014
- Sierra Leone: Wild Fires - Jan 2013
- Sierra Leone/Guinea: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2012
- West/Central Africa: Floods - Jun 2010
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2009
- Sierra Leone: Floods and Landslides - Aug 2009
- Sierra Leone: Floods - Sep 2007
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2007
Statement Prepared For the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing: "Violence Against Women: Global Costs and Consequences"
Chairman Kerry, Ranking Member Lugar, and Distinguished Members of the Committee:
I am honored to appear before you this afternoon.
June 20, 2002
By Charlene Porter, Washington File Staff Writer
The U.S. National Intelligence Council (NIC) has released a report identifying 20 humanitarian emergencies worldwide, affecting approximately 42 million people. "Global Humanitarian Emergencies: Trends and Projections, 2001-2002" predicts that the international community will continue to respond and provide aid to these countries, but that resources will remain below needs.
Since July 1997, African Crisis Response
Initiative (ACRI) training has been conducted in Senegal, Uganda, Malawi,
Mali, Ghana, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, and Kenya, a senior administration official
told the U.S. House of Representatives July 12.
William M. Bellamy, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for African affairs, provided an update on ACRI to the House International Relations Committee's Subcommittee on Africa.
New York, New York
April 23, 2001
The U.S. State Department announced December 18 that the United States will make an initial contribution of $125 million dollars for the 2001 programs of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the world's leading agency in providing assistance and support to 23 million people who have fled their homelands.
(Perm. Rep. to U.N. testifies before Foreign Relations Comm.)
U.S. Department of State Ambassador Richard
Permanent Representative of the U.S. to the United Nations
Testimony Before the Senate Appropriations Committee
Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and the Judiciary
Washington, DC, April 11, 2000
(State Department announces almost $74 million for ICRC) (440)