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20 Dec 2002 description

MSF has provided medical consultations and vaccinations to 1,500 people. And, in the past few days, another 2,700 have arrived. MSF teams have started improving conditions but the increasing numbers may be too great for the local village with limited coping capacities.

11 Dec 2002 description
report IRIN

ADDIS ABABA, 11 December (IRIN) - African leaders must ensure that landmines are banned on the continent, an international conference in Addis Ababa heard on Wednesday.

04 Dec 2002 description

Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - A contingent of Gabonese soldiers is due in Bangui Wednesday as part of a force being deployed by the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) to look out for hostilities between Chad and Central African Republic (CAR), according to sources in Libreville.

03 Dec 2002 description
report IRIN

ABIDJAN, 3 December (IRIN) - Food security prospects in West Africa as at November 2002, were varied with a mixed performance recorded in the cereal harvest in the Sahel sub-region, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Friday.

03 Dec 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund

Major Campaign to Get Girls into School in 25 Priority Countries

08 Nov 2002 description
report IRIN

BANGUI, 8 November (IRIN) - Some 750 citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have fled to their embassy in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), fearing possible retaliation by city residents angered by the looting and rape reportedly committed by a militia from the DRC that had come to support government forces put down a recent attack by renegade troops.

22 Oct 2002 description
report UN Security Council

4630th Meeting (AM & PM)
Speakers in the Security Council today urged international support for regional initiatives to cement recent progress towards peace in Central Africa, as the Council met in morning and afternoon sessions to consider strengthening cooperation between the United Nations system and that subregion, in the maintenance of peace and security.

30 Sep 2002 description
report Carleton University

Prepared by: Caroline Delany and Sonja Varga*
With the generous support of the Canadian International Development Agency.

13 Sep 2002 description
report IRIN

Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

13 Sep 2002 description
report IRIN

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network

20 Aug 2002 description
report UN General Assembly

Fifty-seventh session
Item 106 of the provisional agenda*
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions

Report of the Secretary-General**


The present report is submitted in compliance with General Assembly resolution 56/135 of 19 December 2001 on assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa.

16 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

BANGUI, 16 August (IRIN) - Central African leaders have set up a commission to examine the security situation along the troubled border between the Central African Republic (CAR).

14 Aug 2002 description

This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target: CHF 2,850,239; budget revised to CHF 2,182,597 (USD 1,486,814/EUR 1,506,839)
Period covered: April-June 2002; last Programme Update (no. 1) issued 1 July, 2002

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 64.8%
Related Appeals: N/A
Outstanding needs: CHF 767,271 (USD 522,737/EUR 529,725)