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17 Mar 2004 description

JOHANNESBURG, 17 March (IRIN) - Concern is growing in Southern Africa over the risk of serious flooding during the current rainy season which could further exacerbate food shortages.

30 Jan 2004 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iran, (2) Afghanistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Eritrea, (3) Ethiopia, (4) Kenya, (5) Republic of Congo (RoC), (6) Rwanda, (7) Sudan, (8) Tanzania, (9) Uganda

C) West Africa: (1) Liberia, (2) Côte d'Ivoire, (3) Guinea, (4) Sierra Leone, (5) Chad

D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Zambia, (10) Zimbabwe

E) Asia: (1) Myanmar, (2) DPRK

27 Jan 2004 description

JOHANNESBURG, 27 January (IRIN) - Crop fields in parts of Namibia's northeastern Caprivi region are already under water, and the government is making preparations to move people to higher ground.

26 Jan 2004 description

JOHANNESBURG, 26 January (IRIN) - As the level of the Zambezi river continues to rise, Namibia's disaster management agency, the Emergency Management Unit (EMU), has conducted a flood-threat assessment.

13 Oct 2003 description

JOHANNESBURG, 13 October (IRIN) - The number of people in need of relief assistance in Namibia has risen to 642,000, the country's Emergency Management Unit (EMU) told IRIN on Monday.

03 Sep 2003 description

JOHANNESBURG, 3 September (IRIN) - Namibia's food security situation is causing growing concern as news reports point to a higher than expected cereal deficit in the Caprivi region, the World Food Programme (WFP) told IRIN on Wednesday.

31 Aug 2003 description


Tanzania Appeals for Emergency Humanitarian Assistance
The Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania officially appealed to the international community for emergency food aid and seed assistance to support some 1.9 million drought affected people in Tanzania.

29 Aug 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Afghanistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) DR Congo, (2) Burundi, (3) Rwanda, (4) Uganda, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Eritrea, (7) Djibouti

C) West Africa: (1) Guinea, (2) Sierra Leone, (3) Liberia, (4) Côte d'Ivoire, (5) Chad

D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Namibia, (3) Angola, (4) Zambia, (5) Zimbabwe, (6) Malawi, (7) Mozambique, (8) Swaziland, (9) Lesotho, (10) Madagascar

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

18 Aug 2003 description

FOCUS ON NAMIBIA'S CAPRIVI REGION
Appeal launched on 28 May 2003 for CHF 13.6 million (USD 10.3 million or EUR 9 million) for five months for 347,000 beneficiaries.
Disaster Relief Emergency Funds (DREF) allocated: N/A

14 Aug 2003 description

JOHANNESBURG, 14 August (IRIN) - Some 400,000 people may be in need of general food aid distributions in drought-hit Namibia, the country's Emergency Management Unit (EMU) told IRIN on Thursday.

08 Jul 2003 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2003/0103
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
Namibia - Floods
08 July 2003

Situation

1. The floods, which displaced 12,000 people in the Kabbe and Katima rural constituencies, in the Caprivi region of northeastern Namibia in the beginning of May, have started to subside.

08 Jul 2003 description

JOHANNESBURG, 8 July (IRIN) - The European Commission (EC) on Tuesday granted US $112,000 to assist flood victims in the Caprivi region of north-eastern Namibia.

07 Jul 2003 description

Brussels, 7 July 2003 - The European Commission has adopted a decision to provide humanitarian support to vulnerable populations affected by flooding in the Caprivi Strip region of North-eastern Namibia. €100,000 will be channelled by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO), which comes under the responsibility of Commissioner Poul Nielson, through the International Federation of the Red Cross.

27 Jun 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Pakistan, (4) Afghanistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) DR Congo, (2) Burundi, (3) Eritrea, (4) Djibouti, (5) Ethiopia

C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire

D) Southern Africa: (1) Madagascar, (2) Lesotho, (3) Swaziland, (4) Mozambique, (5) Malawi, (6) Zimbabwe, (7) Zambia, (8) Angola, (9) Namibia

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

F) Latin America and the Caribbean: (1) Colombia, (2) Ecuador, (3) Guatemala, (4) Honduras

19 Jun 2003 description

JOHANNESBURG, 19 June (IRIN) - The emergency situation in the flood-ravaged Caprivi region of Namibia is expected to be over by the end of June, the International Federation of the Red Cross has said.

13 Jun 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Palestinian Territories, (4) Afghanistan, (5) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) DR Congo, (2) Burundi, (3) Rwanda, (4) Sudan, (5) Eritrea, (6) Ethiopia

C) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire, (2) Chad

D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Madagascar, (3) Lesotho, (4) Swaziland, (5) Mozambique, (6) Malawi, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Zambia, (9) Angola, (10) Namibia

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Indonesia

F) Latin America and the Caribbean: (1) Ecuador

06 Jun 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan, (4) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) DR Congo, (2) Burundi, (3) Rwanda, (4) Tanzania, (5) Uganda, (6) Eritrea, (7) Djibouti, (8) Ethiopia

C) West Africa: (1) Central African Republic, (2) Côte d'Ivoire, (3) Liberia, (4) Sierra Leone, (5) Guinea, (6) Guinea-Bissau

D) Southern Africa: (1) Namibia, (2) Angola, (3) Zambia, (4) Tanzania, (5) Malawi, (6) Zimbabwe, (7) Swaziland, (8) Lesotho, (9) Mozambique, (10) Madagascar

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

04 Jun 2003 description

JOHANNESBURG - Trucks carrying 127 metric tons of urgently needed food have arrived in Namibia's Caprivi region where thousands of people have had to flee their homes to escapethe worst flooding in decades, the United Nations World Food Programme said today.

30 May 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan, (4) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Republic of Congo, (2) DR Congo, (3) Burundi, (4) Rwanda, (5) Tanzania, (6) Kenya, (7) Sudan, (8) Eritrea, (9) Ethiopia

C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Mauritania

D) Southern Africa: (1) Namibia, (2) Angola, (3) Zambia, (4) Malawi, (5) Zimbabwe, (6) Swaziland, (7) Lesotho, (8) Madagascar

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea