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Malawi

World Vision Malawi Floods Project

President Bakili Muluzi last week declared the lower portion of the massive Shire River in southern Malawi a disaster area. An estimated 80,000 Malawians and 20,000 Mozambican refugees were made...

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Angola

Angola Peace Monitor Issue No.6, Vol.III, 25 Feb 1997

UN SECURITY COUNCIL PUSHES AHEAD WITH PLANS The UN Security Council went into private session on 25 February, during which it will agree to a plan to progressively cut its presence in Angola. The...

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Mozambique

World Vision Relief Response

World Vision Mozambique is distributing emergency food rations among thousands of families affected by severe flooding in central Mozambique. Bernie Fortes, WV Mozambique's Food for Development...

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DR Congo

CARE participates in inter-agency mission to Kingalube, Zaire

CARE participated in a multi-agency mission to Kingalube from 15 to 20 February 1997. This trip represented the first international effort from the Bukavu side to go deep into the forest in search of...

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DR Congo

More Food Reaches Zairean Refugee Camps Amid New Constraints

The onset of the rainy season in eastern Zaire will create further obstacles in reaching some 170,000 Rwandans in refugee camps, said the United Nations World Food Programme today. WFP sends...

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DPRK

U.N.-NORTH KOREA: U.N. Warns of Potential Mass Starvation

by Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 (IPS) - Warning that North Korea faces the likelihood of mass starvation, a high-ranking U.N. official is undertaking a field trip to draw attention to the...

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DR Congo

Great Lakes Briefing Notes 25 Feb 1997

1. Eastern Zaire UNHCR is seeking permission from Zairian authorities to overfly and look for the 25,000 refugees who fled Kalima over the weekend. We have so far found no trace of the refugees. We...

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Sudan

OLS Southern Sector Update 97/8

A weekly report on major developments concerning relief operations in southern Sudan. COSV STAFF TEMPORARILY RELOCATED FROM NYAL... Two staff members of the OLS NGO Coordinating Committee for...

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DPRK

WFP Executive Director Catherine Bertini to travel to North Korea

Catherine Bertini, the executive director of the World Food Programme, will travel to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea March 15, to meet with officials there and assess WFP emergency food...

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DR Congo

9 Zairean Army Officers Desert To Join Rebels

BRAZZAVILLE, Congo (PANA) - Nine ranking officers of the Zairean army have deserted to join rebel forces trying to overthrow the central government in Kinshasa. "We are just on transit in...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 108 on the Great Lakes

UNITED NATIONS Department of Humanitarian Affairs Integrated Regional Information Network Tel: +254 2 622147 Fax: +254 2 622129 e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org - Reports of insecurity in Kisangani and...

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Afghanistan

UN Demands Afghans Release French Aid Workers

04:32 p.m. Feb 25, 1997 EST UNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 (Reuter) - U.N. Security Council members on Tuesday demanded Afghanistan's purist Taleban leaders immediately release two French aid workers...

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Malawi

Malawi - Floods Situation Report No. 4

INTERNATIONAL APPEAL FOR ASSISTANCE Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0075 DHA-UNDAC TEAM IN THE FIELD 1. DHA's UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team completed a field assessment in the floods-...

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Malawi

Rapid Response Payment - Update No. 5

Funds Sent To: Churches Action in Relief and Development (CARD) Malawi Amount Sent USD: 10,000.00 Date Sent: 25 February 1997 Rapid Response Fund Balance is now - USD:$ 85,875 Details of Payment ...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan Weekly Update No. 205

Political negotiations The Technical Working Group, made up of representatives from the Northern Alliance and the Taliban, yesterday em-barked on a second round of discussions in Islamabad. The aim...

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Burundi

Burundi Conflict Gulps Lion's Share Of O.A.U. Peace Fund

From Paul Ejime; PANA Staff Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya (PANA) - The conflict in Burundi has gulped some 62 percent of the O.A.U. special Peace Fund, set up in 1993 to facilitate its mechanism for...

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DR Congo

Kabila flies to South Africa

DATE=2/25/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-210552 TITLE=SAF / ZAIRE (S ONLY) BYLINE=ALEX BELIDA DATELINE=JOHANNESBURG CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: ZAIRIAN REBEL LEADER LAURENT KABILA HAS FLOWN TO...

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Kenya

African Leader Plays Politics With Drought

Louise Tunbridge, Special to The Christian Science Monitor NAIROBI, KENYA -- Opposition politicians in Kenya say they have never had an easy time. Now, they add, the imposition of a "draconian" act...

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Mozambique

Mozambique Launches Flood Emergency Appeal

MAPUTO, Mozambique (PANA) - The Mozambican government on Monday appealed to the international community for emergency aid valued at almost 30 million U.S. dollars to assist the victims of Februay's...

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