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31 Dec 1999 description
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Introduction

P erhaps the most endangered natural resource in times of war is truth. This became very evident during the Kosovo Conflict. When the Rambouillet accord failed and NATO air strikes started on 24 March 1999, alarming reports began to appear about the environmental damage caused by the bombing. Images of Panc˘evo and Novi Sad oil refineries on fire, toxic chemicals leaking into the River Danube, and bomb craters in protected areas were competing with those of tens of thousands of refugees fleeing their homes in Kosovo.

19 Nov 1999 description


JANUARY - DECEMBER 2000

November 1999


I. SECTION ONE

A. Executive Summary

27 Sep 1999 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Angola. The war in Angola continues to create acute humanitarian needs. The funding situation has improved and access by road has sporadically been possible, thus some humanitarian assistance is being delivered. High prevalences of malnutrition among children under five have been recorded in the besieged cities of Huambo, Malange and Kuito.

11 Aug 1999 description

Consolidated UN report prepared by the Information Section of the UN Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia from information and reports provided by specialised UN agencies, media sources, the Ethiopian Government and NGOs.

Highlights

The UN Country Team has issued a Relief Action Plan and Appeal for non-food assistance to people in the most severely drought affected areas of Ethiopia, with proposed inputs in water and sanitation, nutrition, health and immunisation, and agricultural support amounting to a total of US $7.5 million;

26 Jul 1999 description


JANUARY - DECEMBER 1999
I. INTRODUCTION

The 1999 United Nations (UN) Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeal for Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Albania (hereafter referred to as "the 1999 Consolidated Appeal" or "the 1999 CA") was launched in December 1998. It requested US$ 359.4 million for the programme activities of twelve appealing agencies and highlighted the needs of certain other key organisations in the annexes.

22 Jul 1999 description


JANUARY - JUNE 1999
I. IMPLICATIONS OF EXTERNAL CHANGES ON THE HUMANITARIAN PROGRAMME

06 Jul 1999 description

RNIS Update - July 1999 HIGHLIGHTS

Angola. The recent insecurity in Angola continues to create massive humanitarian needs. Surveys and assessments have confirmed the critical nutritional situation. Humanitarian assistance is severely hampered due to reduced access caused by insecurity. Many of the cities in the Central Highlands are experiencing near siege-like conditions. An influx of IDPs into the provincial capitals has created public health crises affecting both the resident and displaced populations.

24 Jan 1999 description

United Nations Consolidated Inter-Agency Appeal for Sudan

January - December 1999

OFFICE FOR THE COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS (OCHA)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY