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  • Rain increases hardship in Ethiopia

    Rain increases hardship in Ethiopia 10-05-2000 News Release 00/12 Geneva (ICRC) - Following several days of rain in south-eastern Ethiopia, the effort to respond to the humanitarian needs of the population is

    • 2000-05-10
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  • Sri Lanka: ICRC urges both parties to respect civilians

    Sri Lanka: ICRC urges both parties to respect civilians 11-05-2000 News Release 00/13 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply concerned about  the consequences in

    • 2000-05-11
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  • Cambodia: Hundreds of additional amputees helped

    Cambodia: Hundreds of additional amputees helped 11-05-2000 News Release 00/17 In January 2000, delegates assessed the situation of amputees around Anlong Veng, in northern Cambodia near the Thai border, an

    • 2000-05-11
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  • Eritrea/Ethiopia: ICRC urges respect for humanitarian law

    Eritrea/Ethiopia: ICRC urges respect for humanitarian law 12-05-2000 News Release 00/14 ICRC (Geneva) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), deeply concerned about the humanitarian implications

    • 2000-05-12
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  • Sierra Leone: Aid continues despite difficulties

    Sierra Leone: Aid continues despite difficulties 18-05-2000 News Release 00/18 ICRC activities continue in Sierra Leone despite the fighting that resumed there on 5May. As soon as hostilities broke out, the

    • 2000-05-18
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  • Lebanon: ICRC steps up activities following Israeli withdrawal

    Lebanon: ICRC steps up activities following Israeli withdrawal 25-05-2000 News Release 00/19 For the last two days, ICRC teams have been actively responding to the immediate humanitarian needs of the civilian

    • 2000-05-25
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  • Sierra Leone: ICRC helps displaced amid concerns over child-soldiers

    Sierra Leone: ICRC helps displaced amid concerns over child-soldiers 25-05-2000 News Release 00/19 Working in conjunction with the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society, the ICRC this week distributed non-food relief

    • 2000-05-25
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  • Sierra Leone: Seed distribution resumes

    Sierra Leone: Seed distribution resumes 31-05-2000 News Release 00/20 The ICRC is beginning to distribute vital supplies of seed and tools once again to some 40,000 destitute farmers, most of whom have been

    • 2000-05-31
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  • Sri Lanka: Help for the displaced

    Sri Lanka: Help for the displaced 31-05-2000 News Release 00/20 The current upsurge in the fighting between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan security forces on the Jaffna peninsula

    • 2000-05-31
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  • Indonesia / North Maluku: Red Cross aids displaced people

    Indonesia / North Maluku: Red Cross aids displaced people 31-05-2000 News Release 00/20 Last week, staff from the ICRC and the Indonesian Red Cross Society distributed non-food relief items to 8,000 people who

    • 2000-05-31
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  • Paraguay: ICRC visits people detained after abortive coup

    Paraguay: ICRC visits people detained after abortive coup 31-05-2000 News Release 00/20 In a measure ratified by congress following the attempted military coup d’Etat on 19 May, the government of Paraguay

    • 2000-05-31
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  • Somalia: Local community takes up new challenge

    Somalia: Local community takes up new challenge 31-05-2000 News Release 00/20 The Medina Hospital, once the largest in Somalia, reopened in southern Mogadishu on 28 May after standing idle for nearly eight

    • 2000-05-31
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  • Yugoslavia / Kosovo: ICRC publishes "Book of the Missing"

    Yugoslavia / Kosovo: ICRC publishes "Book of the Missing" 07-06-2000 News Release 00/18 Geneva - (ICRC) In the latest in a long series of initiatives to find out what happened to people reported missing during

    • 2000-06-07
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  • Nagorny Karabakh: Children learn through puppet shows

    Nagorny Karabakh: Children learn through puppet shows 08-06-2000 News Release 00/21 During the month of May, the ICRC's mine-awareness team in Nagorny Karabakh toured the territory's towns and villages with a

    • 2000-06-08
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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: ICRC delivers aid to Kisangani

    Democratic Republic of the Congo: ICRC delivers aid to Kisangani 13-06-2000 News Release 00/20 Geneva (ICRC) - Taking advantage of the cease-fire, two ICRC aircraft landed yesterday in Kisangani, the third

    • 2000-06-13
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  • Sierra Leone: Reaching out to the displaced

    Sierra Leone: Reaching out to the displaced 15-06-2000 News Release 00/22 Thousands of people from various parts of Sierra Leone have fled to safer areas since hostilities resumed in May. The first major

    • 2000-06-15
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  • Repatriation of 177 prisoners of war by the ICRC

    Repatriation of 177 prisoners of war by the ICRC 17-06-2000 News Release 00/21 Geneva (ICRC) - On 16 and 17 June, following agreements between the authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda

    • 2000-06-17
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  • Iran/Iraq: More Iraqi prisoners released

    Iran/Iraq: More Iraqi prisoners released 29-06-2000 News Release 00/24 Geneva (ICRC) – On 28 June, 450 Iraqi prisoners of war held in Iran were repatriated to Iraq under the auspices of the International

    • 2000-06-29
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  • Eritrea/Ethiopia: More Ethiopians repatriated from Eritrea

    Eritrea/Ethiopia: More Ethiopians repatriated from Eritrea 30-06-2000 News Release 00/24 1,135 Ethiopian civilians interned in a camp near Asmara (Eritrea) were voluntarily repatriated yesterday under the

    • 2000-06-30
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  • Rwanda/Uganda: ICRC repatriates 28 prisoners of war

    Rwanda/Uganda: ICRC repatriates 28 prisoners of war 30-06-2000 News Release 00/24 On 26 June, at the request of the Rwandan and Ugandan authorities, the ICRC repatriated 28 Ugandan prisoners of war detained in

    • 2000-06-30
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  • Sierra Leone: ICRC completes major agricultural programme

    Sierra Leone: ICRC completes major agricultural programme 13-07-2000 News Release 00/26 The ICRC and the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society have completed a major agricultural programme launched jointly in April

    • 2000-07-13
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  • Fiji: Released captives handed over to Red Cross

    Fiji: Released captives handed over to Red Cross 13-07-2000 News Release 00/26 Geneva (ICRC)  - The remaining 18 of the 31 people taken captive by George Speight and held in the parliamentary compound in the

    • 2000-07-13
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  • Republic of the Congo: Child and mother reunited

    Republic of the Congo: Child and mother reunited 20-07-2000 News Release 00/27 Alanga Cleves was back in her mother's arms on 5 July after three years of separation. In May 1997, the 11-year-old had fled the

    • 2000-07-20
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  • Senegal: Red Cross distributes food

    Senegal: Red Cross distributes food 20-07-2000 News Release 00/27 Volunteers from the Senegalese Red Cross Society have provided food to 3,800 displaced people living in and around Kolda, in the Casamance

    • 2000-07-20
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  • Philippine/Mindanao: ICRC steps up assistance for displaced people

    Philippine/Mindanao: ICRC steps up assistance for displaced people 28-07-2000 News Release 00/28 An upsurge in fighting between the Philippine armed forces and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the past few

    • 2000-07-28
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