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25 Dec 2002 description

Op-ed article from The Washington Post

20 Dec 2002 description

LAS POZAS, Honduras - In water-starved southern Honduras, this isolated village is getting neighborly assistance from a nearby Brethren in Christ congregation. With financial and technical support from Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), church members have helped the Las Pozas community organize to build three dams.

03 Dec 2002 description

New York - The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, James T. Morris, today warned the UN Security Council of an unprecedented hunger crisis in Africa, where at least 38 million people are at risk.

22 Nov 2002 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2002/0224
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
Central America - Drought

15 Nov 2002 description

This report includes:
(A) West and Central Africa Region: (1) Central African Republic

(B) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Uganda, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Sudan, (4) Democratic Republic of Congo, (5) Burundi, (6) Tanzania, (7) Rwanda

(C) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Zimbabwe, (3) Lesotho, (4) Mozambique, (5) Malawi, (6) Swaziland, (7) Angola

(D) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea, (2) China, (3) Laos

(E) Eastern Europe Region: (1) Northern Caucasus, (2) Georgia

13 Nov 2002 description

Shipments from 1995 to March 31, 2002

08 Nov 2002 description

Over the past year, with hunger as the main concern, the distribution of most emergency food aid in Central America was through food-for-work projects aimed at improving long-term food security and rehabilitating community infrastructure; however, where warranted, mother-child feeding programs used free rations to target malnutrition in children under five. In addition to emergency and non-emergency food aid, the U.S. Government (USG) supported programs that provided seeds and other agricultural inputs to farmers in the affected regions.

08 Nov 2002 description

Reaffirms President Bush's Commitment to Support the Region's Economies

Washington, DC - Adolfo Franco, the Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today expressed concern about the food shortages in the Central American region. Franco reaffirmed the Bush Administration's commitment to help the region overcome the present food security challenges, while also focusing on helping the countries stabilize their economies.

05 Nov 2002 description

Actualizado al 5 de Noviembre 2002

Francisco Morazán
La Paz
El Paraiso
05 Nov 2002 description

Hace 4 años nuestro país se estremeció con la presencia del Huracán Mitch, el cual estableció un nuevo punto de referencia en la historia de los fenómenos de la naturaleza mas destructivos del país y a partir de ese acontecimiento la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias, COPECO, se ha reestructurado y fortalecido con el apoyo de los Organismos Gubernamentales, No Gubernamentales Nacionales e Internacionales adquiriendo gradualmente un nuevo liderazgo en la Gestión del Riesgo y en la Implementación del Sistema Nacional de Prevención, Mitigación y Atención a Emergencias y Desastres, en los …

31 Oct 2002 description

This report includes:
(A) Global Funding Overview

(B) West Africa Region: (1) Côte d'Ivoire

(C) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea, (2) Indonesia

(D) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Zambia, (3) Zimbabwe, (4) Lesotho, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Swaziland, (8) Angola, (9) Namibia

(E) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Sudan, (3) Uganda, (4) Burundi

(F) Eastern Europe Region: (1) North Caucasus

(G) Latin America and Caribbean Region

(H) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan

30 Oct 2002 description

ROME - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has approved a new US$66 million relief operation in Central America to serve an additional 690,000 people who have been hard-hit by recent droughts and the region-wide coffee crisis.

22 Oct 2002 description

This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target CHF 1,916, 067 (USD 1.27m/ EUR 1.3m)
Period covered: I June - 30 September 2002

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 71.5%
Related Appeals: 01.19/2002 Central America; 01.22/2002 South America; 01.23/2002 Caribbean
Outstanding needs: CHF 546,526 (USD 362, 000/ EUR 371, 000)