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31 Dec 1997 description

Floods continue to wreak havoc:

31 Dec 1997 description

Cairo accords raise hopes for reconciliation:

31 Dec 1997 description

PLEASE NOTE THAT DAILY UPDATES ON THE EMERGENCY CEASED BEING PROVIDED ON 19 DECEMBER, 1997. THEY WERE REPLACED BY WEEKLY UPDATES ON THE EMERGENCY WITH THE FIRST ONE BEING ON 31 DECEMBER, 1997.
ROBERT KIHARA,
UNICEF SOMALIA,
7 JANUARY, 1998,

e-mail: Robert.Kihara@unicef.unon.org

SACB - Situation on the ground
Week upto: 31 December, 1997

Number of people reported to have died to date: 1,855
Number of people remaining at risk: approximately 1 Million

30 Dec 1997 description

GENEVA, Dec 30 (Reuters) - An unidentified disease which may have killed up to 250 people in remote northeastern Kenya and Somalia since October is not a threat to tourists, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday.

A localised outbreak is suspected in Somalia, south of Mogadishu, an area also affected by heavy flooding, the United Nations agency said in a statement.

The outbreak in Kenya, near the Somali border, is in a rural area far away from the tourist centres of Nairobi, Mombassa and the national parks, said David Heymann, director of WHO's emerging and other …

24 Dec 1997 description

FLASH APPEAL for the JANUARY-JUNE 1998 PERIOD

23 Dec 1997 description

REPORT ON THE AFTERMATH OF FLOODING IN THE GODE AREA

23 Dec 1997 description
report UN Security Council

SC/6459
Presidential Statement Highlights Decision to Adopt Federal System, Form Transitional Government of National Unity

23 Dec 1997 description
report UN Security Council

S/PRST/1997/57
At the 3845th meeting of the Security Council, held on 23 December 1997 in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Somalia", the President of the Security Council made the following statement on behalf of the Council:

19 Dec 1997 description
report World Vision

As waters begin to recede after nearly two months of flooding, the people of southern Somalia are set to face another potential disaster - a possible cholera epidemic. In towns and villages along the Juba river, flooding has caused the collapse of pit latrines and the contamination of wells. World Vision is initiating a program to provide safe water to project sights in Middle Juba province. Sand filtration and chlorination will be used to supply 10,000 litres of clean water a day in Bu'alle, Saacow and Salagle.

19 Dec 1997 description

Media Contact: Beth Schaefer, News & Information Officer, ADRA/I
Phone: (301) 680-6355 Fax: (301) 680-6370
Date: December 19, 1997

19 Dec 1997 description

Number of people newly reported to have died : 2 (total confirmed: 1,830)

Number of displaced people: total so far at least 230,000

People remaining at risk: approximately 1 Million

Livestock reported killed so far : at least 33,014

19 Dec 1997 description

WFP EMERGENCY REPORT
Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme

This report includes: A) East Africa: Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan and Ethiopia B) Central Africa: Congo/Brazzaville and Democratic Republic of Congo C) Angola D) Afghanistan E) Iraq.

18 Dec 1997 description

The flood emergency in southern Somalia has so far claimed nearly 1,800 lives and displaced 230,000 people. More than 60,000 hectares of crops and farmland have been destroyed and nearly 33,000 livestock have been killed. Most of the people who lost their lives drowned, but some also died when houses collapsed on them or crocodiles attacked them. Increasingly, people are dying from diseases such as malaria, diarrhoea and respiratory infections. UNDP Somalia has contributed US$ 538,000 for emergency assistance to victims of the disaster. The funds will be used for food supplies,

18 Dec 1997 description

SOMALIA INTER-AGENCY FLOOD RESPONSE
Situation Report for 18.12.97

Number of people reported to have died : 1,828 ( total confirmed )
Number of displaced people: total so far at least 230,000
People remaining at risk: approximately 1 Million
Livestock reported killed so far : at least 33,014
Food stock destroyed: more than 60,000 hectares of crops and farm land destroyed. Famine Early Warning System (FEWS)/Somalia estimates losses of Gu=12crops in traditional underground granaries due to floods and rain water seepage at 31,1000 tones.

17 Dec 1997 description

Number of people newly reported to have died : 1 (total confirmed : 1,828 )

Number of displaced people: total so far at least 230,000

People remaining at risk: approximately 1 Million

Livestock reported killed so far : at least 33,014

16 Dec 1997 description

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - The World Food Programme announced Tuesday that it will provide urgently needed food for at least 600,000 Somalis who have lost all their crops and household reserves in two months to heavy rains and devastating floods.

16 Dec 1997 description

SOMALIA INTER-AGENCY FLOOD RESPONSE