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Afghanistan

Afghanistan Weekly Update No. 204

Political negotiations On 12 February, an UNSMA mission visited Kandahar to discuss the next round of working group talks (scheduled to take place in Islamabad next week) with Governor Mullah Mohamed...

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DR Congo

Great Lakes Crisis at a glance 18 Feb 1997

High Commissioner Sadako Ogata hopes UNHCR can work out an arrangement for the repatriation of refugees in eastern Zaire with support from all parties on the ground and the international community...

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Somalia

UNHCR Starts Repatriation of Somali Refugees in Ethiopia

About 200 Somali refugees returned to northwest Somalia Tuesday at the start of UNHCRs voluntary repatriation for 290,000 of them in Ethiopia. The refugees, consisting of 35 families, boarded six...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 103 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 IRIN Emergency Update No. 103 on the Great...

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DR Congo

UNICEF Great Lakes Regional Update No. 45

ZAIRE: TINGI-TINGI: In the context of the on-going debate regarding militarization of Tingi-Tingi, UNICEF Regional Coordinator Pierce Gerety said today that UNICEF will continue working in...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 104 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 Zaire's crisis...

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DR Congo

Great Lakes Briefing Notes 18 Feb 1997

Our office in Bukavu reports that the situation there is tense this morning after yesterday's bombing raid, but is otherwise normal. Children are going to school. Our international staff are working...

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Malawi

Malawi Floods Situation Report No. 2

INTERNATIONAL APPEAL FOR ASSISTANCE 1. The UN Resident Coordinator in Lilongwe reports that the Government of Malawi has issued a communique, appealing for international assistance. 2. Weeks of...

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Iraq

Iraq Accuses U.N. of Delaying Medical Supplies

Tuesday February 18 11:26 AM EST BAGHDAD (Reuter) - Iraq Tuesday accused the United Nations sanctions committee of delaying the arrival of medical supplies under an oil-for-food deal signed with the...

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Ecuador

Ecuador Drought Situation Report No. 1

34,000 PEOPLE AFFECTED BY DROUGHT IN THE PROVINCES OF LOJA AND ORO, ECUADOR Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0068 General situation 1. As a consequence of a prolonged period of low rainfall in the south-west of...

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DR Congo

Fighting in eastern Zaire imperils refugees and civilians

On February 18, the Zairian government launched air-strikes on three eastern Zaire cities under rebel control. The air-strike on Bukavu killed at least nine people, but the death toll could have...

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Somalia

Feuding Somali warlords unite in aid appeal

NAIROBI, Feb 18 (Reuter) - Feuding Somali faction leaders Hussein Aideed and Ali Mahdi Mohamed have united to appeal for donors to provide $100 million for U.N. aid agency operations in Somalia. The...

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DR Congo

Zaire's Defence Ministry Confirms Airforce Bombed Towns

Zaire's defense ministry says its airforce has bombed the rebel-held town of Bukavu in the east of the country, as well as the towns of Walikale and Shabunda to the west of Bukavu. Confirming the...

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