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- Tropical Cyclone Luban - Oct 2018
- Somalia: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
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Most read reports
- UnSettlement: Urban displacement in the 21st century: City of flight -New and secondary displacements in Mogadishu, Somalia (November 2018)
- Drought Crisis in Somalia: More coordination is needed to face upcoming humanitarian crises
- Somalia: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 11 December 2018)
- Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 12 December 2018
- East Africa Food Security Alert: December 7, 2018
Leaders of Journalists unions and associations in Africa, meeting on the sidelines of the17th Conference of Parties (COP17) of the United Nations conference on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa, have strongly condemned the shooting to death of exiled Rwandan journalist, Charles Ingabire, in Kampala, Uganda.
Charles Ingabire was gunned down in Kampala on Wednesday night and initial investigations have revealed that he was struck by two bullets. Ingabire was the editor of Inyenyeri News, an online publication critical of the government of Rwandan President, Paul Kagame.
Rwanda, with a population of 11 million, is a constitutional republic dominated by a strong presidency. In August voters elected President Paul Kagame to a second seven-year term with 93.1 percent of the vote.
Nairobi, 9 November 2010 - As part of a concerted effort to 'green' UN peacekeeping operations, an intensive training programme for UN peacekeeping missions on environmental matters is taking place at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi.
According to the 2009 UN Greenhouse Gas inventory, UN Field Missions globally account for 56% of UN total greenhouse gas emissions.
The training in Nairobi will equip UN Field Mission staff with the tools to address environmental issues related to the work and mandate of UN peacekeeping missions.
Participating in the four-day course are 25 …
Background The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among Rwandese and Somali refugees resident in a Ugandan refugee settlement, as a measure of the mental health consequences of armed conflict, as well as to inform a subsequent mental health outreach program. The study population comprised a sample from 14400 (n=519 Somali and n=906 Rwandese) refugees resident in Nakivale refugee settlement in South Western Uganda during the year 2003.
COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE N.110/2009
Addis Abéba 16 mai 2009 - « Les relations que nous avons développées ces dernières années démontrent combien la mise en œuvre des dispositions du Chapitre VIII de la Charte des Nations Unies a connu une évolution positive », a souligné le Président de la Commission de l'Union Africaine, M.
Baltimore, MD, April 9, 2009 - Life-saving food aid destined for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) programs in Rwanda is among the cargo of the Maersk Alabama, the ship hijacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia.
Forty-nine containers aboard the ship hold 860 metric tons of bulgur wheat that are to be used by CRS relief workers for some of the poorest populations in Rwanda.
The wheat will feed 8,000 of that country's neediest people through two programs.
Sixty-second General Assembly
53rd & 54th Meetings (AM & PM)
Chernobyl Disaster, Aid to Rwanda Genocide Survivors Also Discussed; Adopts Resolution on Overview of United Nations Climate Change Activities
53eet54e séances plénières – matin & après-midi
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrates the achievements of the world's women on 8 March 2000, the first International Women's Day of the new millennium. The choice of the theme: "Women Uniting for Peace," reminds us that women are determined to contribute actively to conflict resolution, peace-building and reconstruction of war-torn communities. This is a great challenge and an opportunity for UNDP as it tries to secure the foundations for development in a number of areas at the nexus between relief and development.
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The West was prepared to spend $40 billion to fight a war in the Balkans, and less than 1 per cent of that to save the lives of tens of millions in Africa, the representative of Nigeria told the Security Council at the end of its two-day open debate on the situation in Africa.