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WFP Emergency Report No. 14 of 1998: Indonesia

Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme Report No. 14 of 1998 Date: 3 April 1998 This report includes: A) Sudan B) West Africa: Liberia and Sierra Leone C) East and Central Africa:...

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Indonesia: Relief work continues in Irian Jaya

ICRC News 98/12 The relief survey and distributions launched in November 1997 by the Indonesian Red Cross Society and the ICRC in the highlands of Irian Jaya have overcome enormous logistical hurdles...

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Update No. 1 on ICRC activities in Irian Jaya

Fine-tuned assistance to cope with the impact of drought and famine Following the ICRC's Budget Extension Appeal of 26 January to fund relief activities and medical assistance for Irian Jaya's...

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Environmental Disasters need urgent attention

Early warning systems to alert nations of the potential conflicts over common, shared resources are needed now says UNEP's Executive Director NAIROBI, 2 March 1998 - Addressing delegates at the...

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FAO/GIEWS Special Report on Indonesia

FAO GLOBAL INFORMATION AND EARLY WARNING SYSTEM ON FOOD AND AGRICULTURE DROUGHT-REDUCED HARVEST THREATENS FOOD SECURITY El Niño-related drought, considered to be the worst in half a century, has...

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Famine in Irian Jaya

AP Focus, Issue 13, Jan 98 Nobody knows the full scale of the famine yet. The population of lrian Jaya is scattered all over the province - the eastern-most of Indonesia - in thousands of small...

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Irian Jaya: Budget Extension Appeal: Sfr 8,643,931

The Indonesian province of Irian Jaya is suffering a drought of a magnitude never before experienced. Malnutrition is high, particularly among children, and the mortality rate is soaring. The ICRC...

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Prolonged drought leads to new fire outbreaks in Indonesia

Reports from Indonesia say hundreds of new fires have broken out, with more are expected because of the continuing drought. The reports have rekindled fears of the return of the smog that blanketed...

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Help arrives by sea

ICRC NEWS 01 SHORT MENU.... IRIAN JAYA: HELP ARRIVES BY SEA: A ship carrying 82 tonnes of emergency food supplied by the ICRC has managed to reach the coastal town of Timika in Irian Jaya. STORIES IN...

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Drought deaths in Irian Jaya reached 673 since last August

Authorities in Indonesia say 17 people have died in the province of Irian Jaya from hunger in the past month, taking the total of deaths blamed on the current drought to 673. The official Antara news...

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Irian Jaya alarming report

ICRC NEWS 50 ** SHORT MENU.... IRIAN JAYA: ALARMING REPORT: "It is the worst drought within living memory. Malnutrition and malaria have taken on devastating proportions, especially in the areas...

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Update No. 97/02 on ICRC activities in Irian Jaya

Results come in from the survey Alama is a tiny settlement of 261 inhabitants, situated at 1,000 m altitude about a half-hour flight north-east from Timika. It consists of an airstrip, an Indonesian...

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Humanitarian aid in Asia: news in brief

Humanitarian aid in Asia: news in brief The European Commission has approved humanitarian aid worth a total of ECU 1.23 million for projects in Asia. The aid, managed by the European Community...

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Aide humanitaire en Asie: nouvelles en bref

Aide humanitaire en Asie: nouvelles en bref La Commission européenne a approuvé une aide humanitaire d'un montant total de 1,23 million d'Ecus en faveur de projets réalisés en Asie. L'aide, gérée par...

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Alarming situation in Irian Jaya

ICRC NEWS 48 ** SHORT MENU.... INDONESIA: ALARMING SITUATION IN IRIAN JAYA: Initial reports from the joint ICRC/Indonesian Red Cross team currently on a fact-finding mission in Irian Jaya are giving...

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Relief efforts hampered by rains

DATE=12/4/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-223642 TITLE= INDONESIA/ FAMINE (L-ONLY) BYLINE=JENNY GRANT DATELINE=JAKARTA CONTENT VOICED AT: INTRO: A FAMINE IN THE REMOTE INDONESIAN PROVINCE OF...

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