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28 Jul 2004 description

Mission Highlights
Poor agro-climatic conditions characterized by late onset of the rainy season and below-average cumulative rainfall have undermined Swaziland's cereal harvest for the fourth consecutive year.

28 Jul 2004 description

Here is the update of the losses due to recent floods in Bihar up to July 24, 2004, from Dr. Dinesh K. Mishra:

27 Jul 2004 description


The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.
In Brief

THIS EMERGENCY APPEAL SEEKS CHF 2,767,360 (USD 2,193,457 OR EUR 1,802,246) IN CASH, KIND, OR SERVICES TO ASSIST 180,000 BENEFICIARIES FOR 6 MONTHS

This Appeal is jointly prepared by Nepal Red Cross, the ICRC Delegation in Nepal and the Federation Office in Nepal.

The situation

27 Jul 2004 description

In this quarterly issue:

  • C-SAFE Learning Centre

  • Community & Household Surveillance
27 Jul 2004 description
report World Bank


WASHINGTON, July 27, 2004 - The following project was approved today by the World Bank’s Board:
GRANT AMOUNT: US$35 million

GEF GRANT AMOUNT: US$5 million

27 Jul 2004 description

TONGOGARA CAMP, Zimbabwe (UNHCR) -- Permaculture is a difficult word, but to the children in Tongogara refugee camp, it spells: maize, beans, sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkins, onions, pawpaws, oranges and bananas.

26 Jul 2004 description

RESUME

Le début de la campagne agricole se passe dans de bonnes conditions dans le sud et l'est du pays o=F9 les pluies enregistrées sont assez significatives. Dans la zone nord, un retard est constaté dans les régions de Diourbel et Thiès, tandis que dans celles de Louga et Saint-Louis même si la date de démarrage se situe dans la dernière décade de juillet, les paysans commencent à s'inquiéter.

26 Jul 2004 description

RESUME

La campagne agricole 2004-05 a d'une manière générale bien démarrée. Elle a connu un retard par rapport à l'année dernière dans une partie du pays : Dourbali, Bokoro. Le stade phénologique des cultures céréalières généralement observé va de semis au tallage voire à l'élongation de tige par endroits pour les variétés précoces.

La situation des zones à risque alimentaire en cette période de soudure en dehors de celle des réfugiés se focalise sur la région du BET et quelques cantons des départements de Tandjilé ouest et de Lapendé.

26 Jul 2004 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are active in over 181 countries.

26 Jul 2004 description


Appeal Target: US$: 1,380,421
Balance Requested from ACT Alliance: US$ 1,239,474

Geneva, 26 July 2004

Dear Colleagues,

26 Jul 2004 description


THREAT TO FOOD AND LIVELIHOOD SECURITY PERSISTSTHREAT TO FOOD AND LIVELIHOOD SECURITY PERSISTS

23 Jul 2004 description


(A) Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Russian Federation
(B) East and Central Africa: : (1) Regional, (2) Burundi, (3) DR Congo, (4) Djibouti, (5) Eritrea, (6) Ethiopia, (7) Kenya, (8) Republic of Congo, (9) Rwanda, (10) Somalia, (11) Sudan, (12) Tanzania, (13) Uganda

(C) West Africa: (1) Burkina Faso, (2) Chad, (3) Cote d'Ivoire, (4) Liberia

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

23 Jul 2004 description

Lobito, 07/23 - Around fifty peasant families at Bocoio municipality will benefit from a programme named "improvement of agricultural technique", sponsored by the German co-operation estimated at half million Euro.

The programme expects the preparation of 70 hectares of land for cultivation, whose execution is in charge of Agrarian Action, a German Non Governmental Organisation.

23 Jul 2004 description

In Zimbabwe economic disruption and political intimidation and harassment have caused 150,000 former farm workers to become internally displaced. As conditions for the former farm workers deteriorate, the Government of Zimbabwe is imposing restrictions and preventing humanitarian agencies from providing them assistance, resulting in a hidden crisis of internal displacement in the country.

23 Jul 2004 description

Highlights

  • The national food balance sheet, prepared by the National Directorate of Commerce (DNC), indicates that the final stock level is adequate to meet national consumption requirements through the marketing year (April 2004 to March 2005), although imports (commercial and food aid) will be needed to meet consumption requirements in the south.