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Hunger threatens people of parched highlands

ICRC NEWS 47 ** SHORT MENU.... IRIAN JAYA: HUNGER THREATENS PEOPLE OF PARCHED HIGHLANDS: A joint survey team from the ICRC and the Indonesian Red Cross Society has been in Irian Jaya since 19...

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Update No. 1 on ICRC activities in Irian Jaya

Troubled region hit by drought In September two ICRC delegates, one of whom was a doctor, and two members of the Indonesian Red Cross Society (PMI) conducted a mission to the troubled region of Irian...

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Australian aid for Indonesian drought

AA67 I am pleased to announce that Australia will provide $1 million in humanitarian relief to the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya where some 400 000 people face starvation due to the continuing...

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Indonesia Drought Situation Report No. 3

Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0853 United Nations Appeal for Emergency Relief Assistance General Situation 1. Large areas of central Irian Jaya continue to be severely affected by a drought that is creating major...

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First thunderstorms in Indonesia for six months

Thunderstorms in Indonesia -- unleashing the first tropical downpour in six months, have raised hopes that monsoonal rains will extinguish wildfires choking much of Southeast Asia. Fires - set by...

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East Nusa Tenggara faces severe rice shortages

DATE=11/5/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-222201 TITLE=INDONESIA / DROUGHT BYLINE=JENNY GRANT DATELINE=JAKARTA CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: THE EASTERN INDONESIAN PROVINCE OF EAST NUSA TENGGARA...

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Australia to step up PNG emergency airlift

(7:53am AEDT) Australia is stepping up its emergency food airlift to Papua New Guinea. Mark Bowling reports more military aircraft have joined the relief mission, which is now Australia's largest...

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At least 500 dead in Indonesia drought-related famine

(7:16am AEDT) At least 500 people have died from drought-related famine in the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya. The area, on the Indonesian-controlled western half of Papua New Guinea, is in the...

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Kuyawage Village Faces Its Doomsday

Kuyawage village in the highlands of Irian Jaya province, on the western half of New Guinea island, is facing calamity due to severe food crisis. Kuyawage is just one among more than 20 villages...

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Indonesian Famine Seen Spreading

By Lewa Pardomuan JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Military helicopters flew rice and noodles to famine-stricken areas in Indonesia's remote Irian Jaya province on Monday as government officials said...

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Irian Jaya drought kills almost 500 and threatens many others

(5:54pm AEST) A drought in the eastern Indonesian province of Irian Jaya is reported to have claimed almost 500 lives. The official Antara newsagency in Jakarta says 493 people have died in three...

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Indonesia Drought Situation Report No. 2

Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0532 SITUATION 1. Indonesia has been hit by a severe drought believed linked to the El Nino weather pattern forming in the Pacific Ocean, which affects global weather patterns. El...

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Advocacy Helps Boost Aid to Jayawijaya

The initiative taken by World Vision to help create greater public awareness toward the severe food crisis in Irian Jaya's highlands has worked well. More and more institutions, including the press,...

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More deaths from Indonesian drought

Indonesian officials say famine caused by prolonged drought in has killed another 12 people in Central Sulawesi, taking the toll in Irian Jaya to well over 400 in recent months. The ANTARA newsagency...

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400 die in famine in Indonesian province or Irian Jaya

(1:12pm AEST) Reports from Indonesia say more than 400 people have died from famine and drought-related diseases in remote villages of Irian Jaya. The state-run Antara news agency, quoting local...

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Drought Kills 250 in Jayawijaya

Drought, forest fire, and frost have reportedly killed some 250 persons in several remote villages across the Jayawijaya highlands in Indonesia's Irian Jaya province. Several villages served by World...

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Indonesia Drought Situation Report No.1

Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0517 DISASTER SITUATION 1. Hunger and a cholera outbreak in Indonesia's eastermost province of Irian Jaya have claimed more than 265 lives since mid-August, the official Antara news...

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