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Afghanistan

UNHCR Afghanistan Briefing Notes

Displacement is continuing within and from Afghanistan. In the East: UNHCR monitors at the head of the Khyber Pass have counted round 30,000 refugees crossing the border into Pakistan since 1...

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DR Congo

Emergency in Eastern Zaire - Action taken by the MCDU

Operations completed: 1. One (1) airlift of 26.4 MT UNICEF urgent relief items from Copenhagen to Kampala/Uganda by Netherlands Airforce on 3 November 1996. 2. Four (4) airlifts with C-130 (60 MT of...

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DR Congo

Hope is not Dead

On 10 December, the international human rights day, the international community should support the daily and determined struggle of human rights defenders in Zaire, Amnesty International said today...

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Tanzania

UNHCR Great Lakes Briefing Notes 10 Dec 1996

TANZANIA We have now established that some 23,000 Rwandan refugees have fled from two camps in Tanzania's Karagwe region: 16,000 from Rubwera and 7,000 from Kagenyi . The departures followed a...

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DR Congo

Red Cross Finds Refugees in Bad State in Zaire

GOMA, Zaire (Reuter) - Thousands of refugees from conflict in eastern Zaire have trekked 200 km (120 miles) to the west and suffer from diarrhoea, malaria and malnutrition, the International...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 53 on eastern Zaire

UNITED NATIONS Department of Humanitarian Affairs Integrated Regional Information Network Tel: +254 2 622147 Fax: +254 2 622129 e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org ICRC said its team in eastern Zaire, which...

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DR Congo

WFP Eastern Zaire Situation Report No. 34

Not an official document EASTERN ZAIRE: A UN team, consisting of WFP, UNHCR and UNICEF representatives, visited the Uvira area over the weekend and returned to Bukavu 9 December. Access to the port...

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Afghanistan

New Mechanical Mine Clearance Launched in Kabul

KABUL, Dec 10 (Reuter) - A British-based mine-clearance agency on Tuesday launched a novel mechanical process to help speed up the destruction of mines in the war-torn Afghan capital. "We started...

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Tanzania

Rwandan Refugees Flee Camps in Tanzania to Avoid Repatriation

(FR) (Hutu extremists launch campaign against returns) (420) By Wendy Lubetkin USIA European Correspondent GENEVA -- The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says some 23,000 Rwandan refugees...

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Afghanistan

Tajik Foes Meet for PeaceTalks in Afghanistan

DUSHANBE, Dec 10 (Reuter) - Tajik President Imomali Rakhmonov met Islamist rebel leader Sayid Abdullo Nuri in northern Afghanistan for peace talks as further violence rocked the former Soviet...

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Iraq

Iraq Presses Button to Resume Oil Exports

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuter) - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein pressed the button that resumed Iraqi oil exports to world markets on Tuesday after a six-year break, the official Iraqi News Agency reported. ...

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DR Congo

ICRC Update 96/13 on activities in Zaire

After having had to leave both Kindu and Kisangani, eastern Zaire, last week, owing to the deteriorating security situation, an ICRC team on Sunday was able to fly to Shabunda, east of Kindu, from...

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DR Congo

Daily Emergency Highlights on Eastern Zaire

This report has been produced to fulfill the information requirements of the UNDHA Geneva Taskforce on Eastern Zaire and the UNDHA mission in the Great Lakes region. The report attempts to fill the...

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DR Congo

Zaire's Future Uncertain As Rebels Advance in East

Jennifer Ludden, Special to The Christian Science Monitor KINSHASA, ZAIRE -- As Eastern Zaire's upstart rebels continue to gain territory at a remarkably fast pace, it is becoming harder to dismiss...

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Iraq

DHA Summary of Media Reports on Situation in Iraq

[This is a summary of current media reports. Their accuracy is solely the responsibility of the news sources cited. This is provided only as a service to the UN Secretariat and UN Agencies.] 1...

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