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29 Nov 2000 description
report Human Rights Watch

(New York, November 29, 2000) Human Rights Watch today called for the immediate release of all civilian hostages in Colombia. In a letter (see below) to Manuel Marulanda, commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Human Rights Watch drew special attention to Henry A. Grosch-Garces, a Buenaventura man who is believed to be seriously ill.

29 Nov 2000 description

Press Release WHO/74

29 Nov 2000 description
report European Union

Brussels, 29 November 2000, 13868/00 (Presse 460), P 183/00

29 Nov 2000 description

FONDATION HIRONDELLE - AGENCE DE PRESSE HIRONDELLE A ARUSHA
JUSTICE RWANDAISE
NEWS DU 29 NOVEMBRE 2000

29 Nov 2000 description

An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale rocked the Azerbaijan capital of Baku on Saturday night, killing 28 people and injuring more than 300, according to official reports. Thirty of the injured people are in a serious condition.

29 Nov 2000 description

Lubango - The Angolan agriculture department in southern Huila province has ordered 450 tons of assorted seeds from South Africa for distribution to peasants this farming season, which has been underway September.

29 Nov 2000 description

The top United Nations official in Kosovo has announced the establishment of a Joint Committee on Returns for the Ashkaljia/Roma people -- a displaced community that is currently afraid to go home because of poor security conditions.

29 Nov 2000 description
report Government of Japan

On 14 November 2000, the Government of Japan approved the allocation of U.S.$306,094 from its contribution to the United Nations Trust Fund for Sierra Leone in order to support reintegration/rehabilitation projects for ex-combatants, former child soldiers and war-affected women and children, to be carried out by the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL). Through such projects, this funding is expected to promote reintegration of ex-combatants, former child soldiers and war-affected women and children, as well as further development of the peace process in Sierra Leone.

29 Nov 2000 description
report IRIN

NAIROBI, 29 November (IRIN) - Although four more people have died from the deadly Ebola virus in the northern Ugandan district of Gulu, the epidemic has now been contained, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday.

29 Nov 2000 description
report Council of Europe

Extract from the REPORT OF THE SECRETARIAT'S INFORMATION MISSION TO AZERBAIJAN.

29 Nov 2000 description
report Council of Europe

Extract from REPORT OF THE SECRETARIAT'S INFORMATION MISSION TO ARMENIA*

29 Nov 2000 description

Joins UN Agencies in Consolidated Appeals, Asking Donors to Fund Emergency Relief Efforts

29 Nov 2000 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 29 November (IRIN) - For the first time, there are signs that new HIV/AIDS infections may have stabilised in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa, UNAIDS said in its annual epidemic update released on Tuesday.

29 Nov 2000 description

CONSOLIDATED INTER-AGENCY APPEAL FOR 2001 FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

29 Nov 2000 description
report IRIN

KEBRE DEHAR, Ethiopia, 29 November (IRIN) - Lying on a raffia mat on the floor, staring listlessly at a passing nurse, a young boy finds it too much effort to move his limbs, or his head. Only his huge sunken eyes move, slowly. "Tuberculosis I think," says the senior nurse, Abdullahi Bedel Teken.

28 Nov 2000 description
report InterAction

Twenty US-based international humanitarian organizations on Nov. 27 expressed concern over the recent violent attacks against refugees along the West African border area separating Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia and called on US Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright to work with governments to increase security to allow "unhindered" assistance to refugees.