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26 Sep 2000 description
report IRIN

HORN OF AFRICA: Gulf states join livestock ban

22 Sep 2000 description
report IRIN

SUDAN: Anti-government protests

22 Sep 2000 description
report IRIN

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

21 Sep 2000 description
report IRIN

SUDAN: Peace talks underway

18 Sep 2000 description

The foreign operations appropriations bill for FY 2001 is currently being acted on by the Senate and will soon go to a conference committee. Within this bill is funding for the Migration and Refugee Affairs (MRA) account. From the MRA account the U.S. makes contributions to UNHCR, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and others who protect and assist refugees around the world.

08 Jun 2000 description
report IRIN

ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Victory statements and accusations continue during talks

05 Jan 2000 description

OCHA/GVA/ - 2000/0003
Yemen - Floods
OCHA Situation Report No. 2

10 Dec 1999 description

Ref: GVA/99/0251
Yemen - Floods
OCHA Situation Report No. 1

14 Oct 1999 description

LONDON, 14 October -- Every night, almost 800 million people in the developing world go to sleep hungry, reports the first edition of The State of Food Insecurity in the World, issued today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). That is more than the combined population of Europe and North America - a 'hungry continent' of women, men and children who may never reach their physical and mental potential because they do not have enough to eat.

17 May 1999 description

Remarks by Mrs Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia "Addressing Humanitarian Crises Through Global Solidarity: Is It Possible? Is It Effective?" Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 17 May 1999

04 Dec 1997 description

UNDP allocated US$750,000 last week for disaster management training in the Republic of Yemen. Experts describe the country as a "highly disaster prone country," which has recently suffered droughts, floods, and earthquakes. The support will enable the government to create a national authority for preparedness, mitigation, prevention, response and recovery from natural disasters. While training will constitute the primary focus of the initiative, other aspects will include establishing legal structures to implement a national plan for disaster management.

23 Jul 1996 description

SITUATION
1. THE GOVERNMENT PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING UPDATE OF DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS:

  • DEATHS: 338
  • HOMELESS FAMILIES: 22,842
  • DESTROYED HOUSES: 1,820
  • DESTROYED/DAMAGED HEALTH CENTRES: 43
  • DESTROYED/DAMAGED SCHOOLS: 53.
04 Jul 1996 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0184
IMPACT

1. ALTHOUGH THE ASSESSMENT STILL CONTINUES, THE FOLLOWING DAMAGE ESTIMATES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED BY THE GOVERNMENT:

24 Jun 1996 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 96/0179
GENERAL SITUATION

1. THE GOVERNMENT PROVIDED UPDATED INFORMATION ON THE IMPACT OF THE DISASTER IN FIVE AFFECTED GOVERNORATES AS FOLLOWS:

GOVERNORATES DEATH
TOLL
MISSING AFFECTED
POPULATION
HOUSING
DESTR./
DAMAGED
ROADS/
BRIDGES
DESTR. OR