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01 Jan 2003 description

Data Sources: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, United Nations Environment Programme, Population Action International

03 Dec 2002 description
report UN Children's Fund

Major Campaign to Get Girls into School in 25 Priority Countries

31 Oct 2002 description
report UN Security Council

S/2002/1218
Letter dated 31 October 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

I have the honour to transmit a press release issued today, 31 October 2002, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Eritrea on some disturbing developments that would directly affect the peace and stability in my country and the entire Horn of Africa region.

I should be grateful if you would kindly circulate the present letter and its annex as a document of the Security Council.

(Signed) Ahmed Tahir Baduri

11 Oct 2002 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Peter Kessler - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 11 October 2002, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

11 Sep 2002 description

AL KHARAZ, Yemen, September 11 (UNHCR) - Heavy windstorms and unusually strong downpours have drenched Al Kharaz refugee camp in southern Yemen, seriously damaging hundreds of shelters and leaving over a thousand people without adequate cover during the stormy season.

30 Jun 2002 description
map World Bank

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03 Jun 2002 description

HARGEISA, North-west Somalia (UNHCR) - "Home Sweet Home" to Ahmed Abdi is a small, igloo-shaped structure, covered with bits of plastic sheeting and flattened tin cans, occupying a patch of barren land on the outskirts of Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland.

28 Mar 2002 description

Silver Spring, Maryland -- As World Health Day is observed on April 7, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continues to address primary health needs worldwide.

02 Oct 2001 description


At the start of 2001 the number of people ‘of concern’ to UNHCR was 21.8 million, or one out of every 275 persons on Earth. This compared with a January 1, 2000 figure of 22.3 million.

03 Aug 2001 description
report IRIN

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31 Jul 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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30 Jul 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
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20 Jun 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
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04 May 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

30 Apr 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

05 Apr 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
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14 Feb 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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Tel: +254 2 622147
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09 Feb 2001 description
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UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129