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02 Mar 2001 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

01 Mar 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

01 Mar 2001 description
report InterAction

East Africa has been facing a humanitarian crisis due to a severe drought. The populations most at risk are pastoralists in southern and eastern Ethiopia, northern Kenya, and southern Somalia. The region's main rainy season began late this year, adding to the problem. The drought has caused crops to fail, livestock to die, and food prices to rise.

01 Mar 2001 description

FSAU is managed by the FAO, funded by EC and supported by USAID-Somalia and WFP-Somalia.
FSAU partners are WFP-Somalia, FEWS-Somalia,FAO, UNICEF, SCFUK and UNDP-Somalia.

28 Feb 2001 description
report UN Children's Fund

Hargeisa Office - Northwest Zone Somalia

28 Feb 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

27 Feb 2001 description

Tripoli, Libya - The OAU Council of Ministers which has been meeting in Sirte, Libya, has called on all Somali faction leaders, who are not parties to the Arta peace process, to get involved in reconciliation efforts in order to bring lasting peace to their country.

27 Feb 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

26 Feb 2001 description
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ERITREA: Humanitarian appeals launched

23 Feb 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

22 Feb 2001 description


Zambia, 12-22 February 2000
In the aftermath of the influx of the Angolan refugees in the Zambian Western province, a team of WHO/ AFRO composed of Dr I.Sow (Emergency and Humanitarian Action Unit) and Dr A. Mammo, (Inter country Epidemiologist, Southern African and Indian Ocean Island countries). This field assessment was carried out jointly with Mr S.T Chisanga from the Ministry of health, Mr F. Nyircnd from the Central Board of Health and, Mr Musambo, WHO Country Office, Zambia.

The objectives of the mission were:

22 Feb 2001 description

SACB CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE
NORTHERN SOMALIA: LIMITED HOUSEHOLD IMPACT OF THE LIVESTOCK BAN

The impact of the livestock ban has been limited to northern regions where market demand for livestock has fallen sharply. Loss of the livestock market during its usual seasonal peak is limiting income for poor urban and poor pastoralist households. However, the impact at household level is moderated by the following factors:

  • Sustained access to water and pasture leading to good animal conditions, including reliable calving and milk production,

22 Feb 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

22 Feb 2001 description
report Christian Aid

Christian Aid's programme in Eastern Africa and the Great Lakes area stretches across nine countries: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.

22 Feb 2001 description


Rome, September 2001
Extracts from FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 1, 2001

Highlights

World cereal output in 2000 is provisionally estimated at 1 852 million tonnes, up slightly from the forecast in November. The forecast for global cereal utilization has also been adjusted upward to 1 909 million tonnes. The shortfall in production will have to be met by a significant drawdown of global cereal stocks.

22 Feb 2001 description

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE
EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICE
Church World Service is the Relief and Development Agency of the 36 member denominations of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A
36 Denominations & Communions Working Together to Meet Human Needs
EMERGENCY ACCOUNT (#6310)
For $150,000

21 Feb 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

21 Feb 2001 description

HIGHLIGHTS
Djibouti
Djibouti Prime Minister resigns after 22 years.

Eritrea
UNMEE begins radio broadcasts in Eritrea.

EU signs 76 million Euro agreement.

Ethiopia
World Bank approves US$ 473 million loan for reconstruction and rehabilitation of war displaced, for demobilization, landmine clearing and to address HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Sudan
WFP appeals for US$ 135 million to avert food crisis threatening 2.9 million people.

Kenya
IMF withholds US$ 205 million in budgetary support for Kenya.

Somalia