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17 Dec 2004 description

URENA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Together with his children and his parents, Luis shares a cramped shack built of tin sheets, wood and plastic bags on dirt lot where there is no water supply, no transport and little work.

30 Nov 2004 description

(Extract)

REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS

BURUNDI: SUCCESS OF ELECTIONS CONTINGENT ON DISARMAMENT AND MILITARY DISCIPLINE

Despite numerous delays dating back since Burundi's largest rebel group the FDD entered into a peace agreement with the government in November 2003, the process of demobilization and reintegration of both former rebel groups and the national army is scheduled to begin at the end of this month.

19 Nov 2004 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

In Brief

Appeal No. 21/2004; Operations Update no.

19 Nov 2004 description

(Extract)

REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS

VENEZUELA: SECURITY, THE BORDER AND HUMAN RIGHTS

According to a statement by JRS Venezuela the security at the Colombian- Venezuelan border has become a fashionable issue of late. Unfortunately, it is being exclusively addressed from a repressive policing perspective.

JRS Venezuela said that it is necessary to take on the security issue from a more complex perspective.

17 Nov 2004 description

MEXICO CITY, November 17 (UNHCR) - As Latin America's biggest metropolis, sprawling over a huge valley where the ancient Aztecs founded it, Mexico City provided an impressive stage for an event of historical proportions this week, when representatives from 18 Latin American countries signed a declaration that includes a series of actions to enhance the protection of refugees throughout the region.

16 Nov 2004 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ron Redmond - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 16 November 2004, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

25 Oct 2004 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

15 Sep 2004 description

(Extract)

REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS

ANGOLA: REPATRIATION SPEEDS UP BUT FOOD AID RATIONS CUT

On Friday 27 August, the Angolan Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Luanda held a meeting to update NGOs on issues relating to the repatriation of Angolan refugees from neighbouring countries in southern Africa. Weekly and twice weekly convoys have started from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia to various cities in around Angola.

12 Sep 2004 description
report Government of Cuba

La Habana, 12 sep (AIN) Mientras Cuba se prepara para enfrentar el cercano huracán Iván, otros pequeños estados caribeños que ya experimentaron sus embates contabilizan medio centenar de víctimas y cuantiosos daños materiales.

11 Sep 2004 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

10 Sep 2004 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity.

09 Sep 2004 description

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HURRICANE IVAN ADVISORY NUMBER 29
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11 AM AST THU SEP 09 2004

...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE IVAN HEADING FOR JAMAICA AND THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA...

AT 11 AM AST...THE GOVERNMENT OF JAMAICA HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE WARNING FOR JAMAICA.

A HURRICANE WATCH AND A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE SOUTHWEST PENINSULA OF HAITI FROM THE BORDER OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WESTWARD... INCLUDING PORT AU PRINCE.

09 Sep 2004 description

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HURRICANE IVAN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 28A
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09 Sep 2004 description

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HURRICANE IVAN ADVISORY NUMBER 28
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