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29 Jun 1998 description
report CARE

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26 Jun 1998 description

This report includes: A) Angola B) Guinea Bissau C) Sudan D) Rwanda E) Yugoslavia and Region: Kosovo crisis F) Democratic People's Republic of Korea G) Central America - report on El Niño regional operation as supplement.

26 Jun 1998 description

JUNE 1998

15 Jun 1998 description

Executive Secretary of Convention to Combat Desertification Calls for Urgent Global Action to Meet the Goals of the Treaty

09 Jun 1998 description

United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on El Niño
Press Kit No. 2
United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on El Niño- Press Kit no. 2

1. The Scientific Outlook

2. The Social and Economic Outlook
The World Bank

3. Activities of International Organizations with regard to El Niño per region and country


Central and South America
Asia and the Pacific

4. The Red Cross and Red Crescent Society response to El Niño (per country)
June 1998

03 Jun 1998 description

The El Niño weather phenomenon, which has brought devastating floods and droughts to countries around the world, blighting food crops, fanning forest fires and spreading animal and human disease, appears to be on the wane.

01 Jun 1998 description

Arguing for the combination of relief and development in response to crisis situations, this report outlines factors for consideration in dealing with operational issues and building capacity to respond to urgent needs, as well as proposes an operational framework within which to develop an appropriate response.

01 Jun 1998 description

This paper analyses the root causes of complex humanitarian emergencies. Through the combination of case studies and econometric analysis, the author identifies predisposing conditions for conflict, in particular arguing for horizontal inequality, i.e. inequality among groups, as the fundamental source of organised conflict. The following sections are provided:

- Definition of the topic
- Framework for analysing and understanding motives for conflict among groups
- Horizontal and vertical inequality
- Case studies
- Policy conclusions

01 Jun 1998 description
report World Bank

Aiming to enhance the World Bank's ability to respond more effectively and efficiently to the needs of societies rebuilding after conflict, this study assesses recent Bank experience and extracts lessons for ongoing and future operations.

The report is primarily based on nine case studies - Bosnia and Herzegovina , El Salvador, Uganda, Cambodia, Eritrea, Haiti, Lebanon, Rwanda, and Sri Lanka, with the following issues were analysed for each:

- The World Bank's main strengths or comparative advantages

01 Jun 1998 description
report United Nations

The Tampere Convention was unanimously adopted by the delegations of the 60 States participating in the Intergovernmental Conference on Emergency Telecommunications (ICET-98), hosted by the Government of Finland in Tampere, Finland, 16-18 June 1998.