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Russia: Both Sides Satisfied With Chechnya Negotiations

Moscow, 26 February 1997 (RFE/RL) - A top Chechen official says a peace agreement could be signed soon with Russia following what both sides called a second day of successful negotiations today in...

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Tajikistan

Tajikistan: Hospitals Filled With Typhoid Patients

Dushanbe, 26 February 1997 (RFE/RL) - A leading doctor in Dushanbe says that all available beds in the city's eight hospitals are filled with people suffering from typhoid fever. Mavlooda Hasanova, a...

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Tajikistan

Tajikistan: Government And Opposition Open Peace Talks

Moscow, 26 February 1997 (RFE/RL) - The latest round of Tajik peace talks in Moscow opened today with speeches by United Nations special representative Gerd Merrem; the head of the Tajik government...

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Tajikistan

Humanitarian Situation Report Week 4, 20-26 Jan 1997

HIGHLIGHTS No access yet for UN Agencies or NGOs for assessment or supply of relief items to the Karategin Valley. Planning for 1997 food aid pipeline continues, based on same caseload as 1996...

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DR Congo

Peace talks proceed but refugees continue to die Report #22

Contact: Kirk Day (202) 828-0110 While the peace talks between Zairian government and rebel representatives in South Africa are a welcome first step on the road toward peaceful resolution of the...

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Tajikistan

Red Cross ready to resume operations in Tajikistan

The International Committee of the Red Cross says it is ready to resume operations in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan. The I-C-R-C stopped work earlier this month when rebels kidnapped two...

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DPRK

UN fact finding mission to North Korea

United Nations officials will travel to North Korea next month in what they say is a bid to avoid famine and mass starvation in the country. World Food Program representatives will meet government...

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Sudan

FEWS Bulletin: Sudan

Good Rains Needed in Eastern Africa and the Horn Rains in eastern Africa and the Horn begin at different times during the year and have an assortment of names -- including long rains, short rains,...

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Malawi

FEWS Bulletin: Southern Africa

Malawi In Malawi, relief efforts continue for the victims of the widespread flooding in the two southern Districts of Nsanje and Chikwawa, which forced over 100,000 persons to abandon their homes...

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Somalia

FEWS Bulletin: Horn of Africa

Good Rains Needed in Eastern Africa and the Horn Rains in eastern Africa and the Horn begin at different times during the year and have an assortment of names -- including long rains, short rains,...

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Sierra Leone

World Vision Sierra Leone project

World Vision Sierra Leone's new Support for Permanent Peace Program, made possible by World Vision United States and the United States Agency for International Development's Office of Transitional...

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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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