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01 Nov 2012 description
  • Tropical Storm Murjan brings heavy rains and flash flooding to northern Somalia.

  • Flooding continues across portions of Nigeria and Ghana as heavy rains impact the region.

1) With seasonal rains ending and as vegetation dries out, locust swarms have formed in Chad and are expected to form in Niger and Mali. Swarms are expected to migrate towards the north as well as potentially into cropping areas in western/central Mali.

03 Oct 2012 description

1) Both anomalous seasonal rainfall and the northward position of the Inter-Tropical front during the past several months have favored breeding conditions for desert locusts over southeast Mauritania-western Mali, central Niger-eastern Mali, Chad, and east-central Sudan. With seasonal rains ending and as vegetation dries out, locusts are expected to concentrate and migrate towards the north as well as potentially into cropping areas in Mali and Niger.

17 Jul 2007 description

(New York: 17 July 2007): From getting medical treatment, building material and food to Afghan refugees to providing helicopters for distributing food in Sudan, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has given almost $201 million for life-saving aid activities in the first half of 2007. The largest amounts of rapid response funding from the CERF during this period went to Mozambique ($11.2 million), Guinea ($9.8 million) and Chad ($7.2 million).

07 Feb 2005 description
report African Union

COMMUNIQUE OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), meeting at its 24th meeting, on 7 February 2005, adopted the following communiqué:

A. On the implementation of the assembly decision on SOMALIA

Council,

1. Takes note of Decision Assembly/AU/Dec.65(IV) adopted by the 4th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, held in Abuja, Nigeria, from 30 to 31 January 2005;

2.