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31 Dec 1996 description

Solomon Islands National Disaster Council Act. An act to establish a  National Disaster Council in Solomon Islands and confers certain powers  upon such Council to deal with natural disasters.

31 Dec 1996 description

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31 December 1996

Compiled by DHA on the basis of information reported by Donors and Appealing Agencies

APPEALING
ORGANISATION
REQUIREMENTS
(US$)
CONTRIBUTIONS
(US$)
SHORTFALL
(US$)
% OF NEEDS COVERED
WFP: Cash
31 Dec 1996 description

HIGHLIGHTS
- DHA funded housing project in Devici nears completion
- ECHO announces its project funding for 1997
- Winter assistance to IDPs in Barda, ex-Turkish Camp

31 Dec 1996 description

Period Covered: 1-31 December 1996
HIGHLIGHTS

Flood and Heavy Snowfall strike West and East Georgia
UNHCR Holds Regional Workshop on Shelter
Government and Aid Agencies Prevent Diphtheria Epidemic in the Hotel Iveria

31 Dec 1996 description

UNITED NATIONS INTER-AGENCY HUMANITARIAN PROGRAMME FOR PERSONS DISPLACED AS A RESULT OF THE EMERGENCY SITUATION IN CHECHNYA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
SITUATION REPORT OF THE DHA COORDINATOR

Based on field reports and covering the period 1 - 31 December 1996

I. GENERAL

Political

Preparations for elections in Chechnya, scheduled to be held on 27 January 1997, are going forward. The problem of voting by displaced persons outside Chechnya has not yet been settled.

31 Dec 1996 description
report UN Children's Fund

Two main points:
- In Eastern Zaire, between 150 etand 200,000 mainly Rwandan refugees are still at risk between Lubutu and Amisi, in northern Kivu.

- 475,000 Rwandans refugees have now returned to Rwanda from Tanzania. 3,000 children have been separated from their families during this operation.

Zaire:

The overall situation is basically the same as the one described in Update 28 (18 Dec.). The rebels are said to have taken Bunia and Walikale, but this has yet to be finally confirmed.

31 Dec 1996 description

HR/96/79
31 December 1996

HUMAN RIGHTS OBSERVERS IN RWANDA: RETURN OF REFUGEES FROM TANZANIA AND ZAIRE MARKED BY TENSIONS

Refugees facing arrests upon repatriation; death threats issued to those attempting to reclaim property

Human rights observers from the United Nations Field Operation in Rwanda (HRFOR), presented a status report on
December 23 concerning the return and reception of refugees returning from Tanzania and Zaire. Some 300,000 returnees

31 Dec 1996 description

From Ali Dellali; PANA Correspondent

31 Dec 1996 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

31 Dec 1996 description

A weekly report on major developments concerning relief operations in southern Sudan.

31 Dec 1996 description

Malaria Control Efforts in Upper Nile

30 Dec 1996 description


The information contained in this report was provided by the United Nations Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Unit in Luanda (UCAH)
1996 in Review ...

30 Dec 1996 description

30 December, 1996
Project Purpose

Project Beneficiaries - Approximately 23,000 internally displaced people in 18 camps, 20% of whom are under the age of 5, in Muyinga province.

Project Activities

Rehabilitation of damaged water sources