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Von Raymond Thibodeaux, dpa
An IRC emergency response team has been deployed in Chad to assess the condition of refugees from Sudan's western Darfur region. A second team is en route to Darfur itself, where the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, estimates that 600,000 Sudanese have been displaced.
ABECHE, Chad, March 2 (UNHCR) - UN refugee agency chief Ruud Lubbers has started his three-day visit to Chad by reiterating his commitment to helping 110,000 Sudanese refugees in the east despite daunting challenges.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Kris Janowski - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 2 March 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Map created by:
Division Géographique de la direction des Archives du Ministère des Affaires étrangères
English title: Darfur - Map of conflict
This report includes:
(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran, (3) Morocco
(B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) D.R. Congo, (3) Djibouti , (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Kenya, (7) Rwanda, (8) Somalia, (9) Sudan, (10) Tanzania, (11) Uganda
(C) West Africa: (1) Chad, (2) Guinea, (3) Sierra Leone
(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional , (2) Angola , (3) Lesotho , (4) Madagascar, (5) Mozambique, (6) Namibia, (7) Swaziland, (8) Zambia, (9) Zimbabwe
(E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Myanmar
DAKAR, 25 February (IRIN) - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Wednesday it had started a humanitarian air service to eastern Chad, where relief agencies are trying to assist more than 110,000 refugees from the troubled Darfur province of Western Sudan.
WASHINGTON, DC, February 24, 2004 -
After consulting with UNHCR Africa Bureau in Geneva, a team of three Intersos staff including Lucio Melandri Head, Emergency Response Unit, departed from Rome early February 2004 with the view to undertake an assessment mission in the Sudanese refugee camps located in Western Chad. They briefly met the UNHCR office in N'djamena, and then proceeded to Abeché where a preliminary gathering took place with the UNHCR staff. The latter suggested that the team should, as a matter of urgency, visit the Southern area of the border with the Sudan.
GENEVA, Feb 24 (UNHCR) - High Commissioner Ruud Lubbers today announced an upcoming visit to Chad to rally international support around an emergency operation that has delivered tons of relief supplies and moved more than 6,000 Sudanese refugees to safety.
Press Release 43/2004
Richard Boucher, Spokesman
(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran, (3) Russian Federation
(B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Djibouti, (3) DR Congo, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Rwanda, (7) Somalia, (8) Sudan, (9) Tanzania, (10) Uganda
(C) West Africa: (1) Chad
(D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Mozambique, (6) Swaziland, (7) Zambia, (8) Zimbabwe
(E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea
(F) Latin America and the Caribbean: (1) Cuba, (2) Ecuador, (3) Guatemala, (4) Haiti, (5) Nicaragua
N'DJAMENA, Chad, Feb 20 (UNHCR) - Thousands of Sudanese refugees are set to start moving over the weekend to a new camp in eastern Chad, the third inland site for refugees from the insecure Chad-Sudan border area.
Warrenton, Va., Feb. 19, 2004 - Air Serv International will base a plane in Chad to assist more than 130,000 people who have crossed the border from Western Sudan to escape fighting in the Darfur area.
(New York, 18 February 2004) - A thirteen-member United Nations Rapid Response Team has now arrived in Nyala, El Geneina and El Fasher, the three capitals of Darfur region of Sudan. As the team assesses humanitarian needs in and around the capitals, UN agencies are delivering and pre-positioning food and other supplies for 250,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs). These include food, water, medical supplies, plastic sheeting and an anti-meningitis immunization campaign for 60,000 children.
Just as the 20-year long civil war in Sudan
nears a conclusion at talks in Kenya, a new refugee crisis has emerged
due to a year-long conflict in the western region of Darfur.