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04 Dec 2002 description

4 December 2002 - OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - On Friday, December 6, 2002, history will be made. This day officially marks the end of nearly 30 years of work to eliminate river blindness as a public health threat in West Africa. On this day in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, officials from the World Health Organization and others will recognize the achievement of thousands of people working together for a greater good.

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.

27 Nov 2002 description

Original Map: ReliefWeb
Data Source:   réunion de Accra (17/10/2002)

12 Nov 2002 description

Aventis Pasteur donates 30 million doses of oral polio vaccine

18 Oct 2002 description

Accra (dpa) - The presidents of six West African states chosen by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to negotiate a peaceful end to the crisis in Ivory Coast, will meet early next week to firm-up a peace deal struck between the government and rebels.

Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Executive Secretary of ECOWAS, said in an interview on an Accra radio station that the meeting of the mission comprising Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Togo would be held in the main Ivorian city of Abidjan on Monday or Tuesday.

"The agreement is fully in force now.

17 Oct 2002 description
report IRIN

ACCRA, 17 October (IRIN) - A two-day emergency regional workshop to discuss the situation in Cote d'Ivoire, its humanitarian implications, potential impact on neighbouring countries, and the challenges ahead, opened on Thursday in the Ghanaian capital, Accra.

08 Oct 2002 description

By Fiona O'Brien

ABIDJAN, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Three years ago, Michael Sayou fled his native Liberia because of war, hoping to start a new life with his family in Ivory Coast as a haven of peace in a conflict-ridden region.

Now Ivory Coast, torn apart by a 20-day rebellion, has let him down, and Sayou is on the move once more.

"War kept running behind us, killing our families. So we kept running from war," he said, swatting flies from his face in a makeshift U.N.

30 Sep 2002 description
report Carleton University

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

20 Sep 2002 description
report IRIN

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20 Sep 2002 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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13 Sep 2002 description
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NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
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13 Sep 2002 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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06 Sep 2002 description
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NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

06 Sep 2002 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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30 Aug 2002 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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30 Aug 2002 description
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NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires (OCHA)
Réseaux d'Information Régionaux Intégré (IRIN)

23 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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02 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network

02 Aug 2002 description
report IRIN

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