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Liberia

Optimism Pervades Liberian Aid Meeting

(Peace progress 'unlocks international purse,' U.N. says) (890) By Judy Aita USIA United Nations Correspondent UNITED NATIONS -- Optimism, cooperation, and new pledges of help were key ingredients of...

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DPRK

Emergency Food Aid for North Korea Still Falls Short

Contact: Don Krumm (202) 828-0110 The international community still has not grasped the necessity for providing major food relief to North Korea if massive famine is to be averted. While Refugees...

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Mozambique

Mozambique Floods Situation Report No.1

Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0073 1. HEAVY RAINS, STARTED IN MID-JANUARY 1997, HAVE CAUSED SEVERE FLOODS IN MANICA, SOFALA, TETE AND ZAMBEZIA PROVINCES, IN CENTRAL AND NORTH-WESTERN MOZAMBIQUE. 2. THE SITUATION...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 106 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 - Efforts continued today in Cape Town, South...

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Malawi

Malawi Floods Situation Report No.3

INTERNATIONAL APPEAL FOR ASSISTANCE Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0072 DHA-UNDAC TEAM IN THE FIELD 1. In response to the Malawian Government's appeal for international assistance, DHA's UN Disaster Assessment and...

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DR Congo

Zaire Talks Expected in Johannesburg, UN Says

*97022004.AAF (Aim is acceptance of Security Council-backed plan) (310) By Judy Aita USIA United Nations Correspondent UNITED NATIONS -- Talks on the crisis in eastern Zaire are expected to get under...

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Peru

Risk of Mudslides Hinders Peru Disaster Work

KERAPATA, Peru (Reuter) - The risk of further mudslides hampered the search Thursday for the bodies of 250 to 300 Peruvian peasants buried after an Andean mountainside collapsed and swept away two...

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DR Congo

UNICEF Great Lakes Regional Update No. 46

ZAIRE: TINGI-TINGI: UNICEF Representative Ibrahim Jabr reported that the nutritional status of the refugees was on the mend in Tingi-Tingi. This is mainly due to the fact that more food supplies are...

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Mozambique

Government Prepares Emergency Appeal For Flood Victims

MAPUTO, Mozambique (PANA) - The Mozambican government is preparing to launch an emergency appeal on Monday, seeking international support for the victims of widespread flooding in the centre of the...

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Liberia

UN Holds Special Conference to Help Liberia

*97022005.AAF (More than 30 nations gather at U.N. headquarters) (710) By Judy Aita USIA United Nations Correspondent UNITED NATIONS -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan said February 20 that the...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 105 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 - Representatives from the Zairean government...

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DPRK

Seoul to Send $6 Million in Aid to N. Korea

By Kevin Sullivan (c) 1997, The Washington Post SEOUL, South Korea South Korea plans to donate $6 million in emergency food aid to famine-threatened North Korea, despite recent tensions over a...

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Peru

Peru Mudslides Situation Report No.1

MUDSLIDES RENDER HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE HOMELESS IN THE ANDEAN REGION General Situation 1. According to the UNDP/DHA Resident Representative in Lima, Peru, mudslides, caused by heavy rains, hit the...

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