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30 Jul 2010 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors and reports staple food prices in cities and towns in food-insecure countries. The Price Watch presents a summary of key trends in selected markets. Prices for all commodities and markets monitored are available in the Price Watch Annex.

14 Sep 2005 description

GENEVA -- The UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme have appealed to donors to give generously to alleviate the funding shortages that are forcing the agencies to cut back survival rations for refugees in camps across Africa.

15 Dec 2004 description

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REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS

TANZANIA: REFUGEE CAMP CLOSES

Karago camp in Kibondo district, western Tanzania is expected to close in February 2005. The head of UNHCR sub office in Kibondo, Mr Bayisa Wak-Woya of the local Tanzanian office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) said on 2 December 2004 that refugees who are staying at Karago camp will be transferred at Mtendeli Camp, also within the same district.

01 Sep 2004 description


Weekly Introduction:
Southern Africa CCA Guidance for November -- January at Four Month Lead

The outlook for southern Africa rainfall at four months lead indicates a tilt of the odds for below normal rainfall over northern Mozambique, southern Malawi and southwestern Tanzania. There is a tilt of the odds toward above normal rainfall over much of southern Africa and limited regions of Angola and Zaire. Climatology is expected elsewhere.