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05 Dec 2000 description

Bonn, 5 December 2000 - "We are ready to see if progress has been achieved in combating desertification worldwide", said today Mr. Hama Arba Diallo, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), few days before the opening of the fourth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNCCD (COP-4), from 11-22 December in Bonn, Germany.

04 Dec 2000 description
report UN Children's Fund

An effort to reach the most desperate: UNICEF seeking $207 million for children caught in crisis zones

29 Nov 2000 description
report UN Population Fund

Joins UN Agencies in Consolidated Appeals, Asking Donors to Fund Emergency Relief Efforts

28 Nov 2000 description

Geneva- New York, 22 November (OCHA) On 28 November, Secretary-General Kofi Annan will launch appeals for 19 humanitarian crises, calling on the international community to provide $2 billion in contributions to sustain the lives of more than 35 million people during the course of 2001. The Global Launch of the Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeals will be held from 11 a.m to 1 p.m at ECOSOC Chamber at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event, which will be chaired by Ms.

17 Nov 2000 description

This report includes: (A) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Georgia, (4) Armenia (B) West Africa Coastal: (1) Regional, (2) Sierra Leone (C) Palestinian Territory (D) East Timor (E) Kenya (F) Mozambique (G) Uganda (H) Angola (I) FR Yugoslavia / Kosovo (J) DPR Korea

03 Nov 2000 description

This report includes: (A) Funding situation (B) Palestinian Territory (C) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Georgia, (4) Armenia, (5) Azerbaijan (D) Laos (E) Great Lakes: (1) Uganda, (2) Democratic Republic of Congo (F) Horn of Africa: (1) Kenya, (2) Eritrea (G) Sierra Leone (H) Angola (I) Russian Federation / Northern Caucasus

30 Oct 2000 description


Overview
The World Food Programme wishes to thank donors for their continued generosity. This year donors have contributed over US $ 1.3 billion, and WFP has used these resources to mobilise over 3.1 million tons of food aid distributed to needy people.

30 Sep 2000 description


HIV/AIDS in Complex Emergencies - A Call for Action
Dr Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS

01 Sep 2000 description

This report includes: A) West and Central Asia: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Iran; B) Southern Caucasus; Georgia and Armenia; C) Horn of Africa: Kenya, Eritrea and Ethiopia; D) Great Lakes Region: Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi; E) Latin America: Colombia, Honduras and Nicaragua

31 Aug 2000 description

New documents published in August and available at EHA:

  • Angola: Update on the Situation of Meningitis in the Country
  • Angola: Epidemic Outbreaks Update
  • Kosovo Health Talks 30 and 31
  • Health Situation Report West Timor
  • Interim Health Policy Guidelines for Kosovo
  • Humanitarian Action and Public Health in Disasters. Allocation of National and International Resources, EHA Paper for the World Congress on Medicine and Health, Hanover 21 July - 20 August
For comments, further information and requests, please contact:
WHO/EHA, External Relations
08 Aug 2000 description

World Food Programme,OHA/OD - July 2000, Rome, Italy

31 Jul 2000 description


New documents published in July and available from EHA:

28 Jun 2000 description

While earthquakes and floods capture media headlines and donor dollars, the uncontrolled spread of infectious disease takes the most lives. Shocking figures are contained in this year's World Disasters Report released today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies.

15 Jun 2000 description
report World Bank


News Release No. 2000/419/S
New Report Challenges Popular Notions about Origins of Civil Conflict

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2000 - New World Bank research suggests that civil wars are more often fuelled by rebel groups competing with national governments for control of diamonds, coffee, and other valuable primary commodities, rather than by political, ethnic, or religious differences.