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  • Afghanistan: a little poorer every day

    Afghanistan: a little poorer every day 22-01-1997 News Release 97/03 The population of Kabul is growing poorer with every passing day. A further 20,000 people displaced by the recent fighting have added their

    • 1997-01-22
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  • Bosnia and Herzegovina : ICRC steps up search for missing persons

    Bosnia and Herzegovina : ICRC steps up search for missing persons 06-02-1997 News Release 97/05 As part of its continuing effort to help the families of missing persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the ICRC is

    • 1997-02-06
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  • Ethiopia: ICRC assists 2,000 displaced families

    Ethiopia: ICRC assists 2,000 displaced families 06-02-1997 News Release 97/05 In the past week an ICRC team has distributed basic non-food relief supplies (blankets, jerrycans, buckets and soap) to 2,000 heads

    • 1997-02-06
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  • First meeting to discuss a treaty banning anti-personnel landmines opens in Vienna on 12 February 1997

    First meeting to discuss a treaty banning anti-personnel landmines opens in Vienna on 12 February 1997 10-02-1997 News Release 97/03 Geneva (ICRC) - Representatives of governments, the International Committee

    • 1997-02-10
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  • Peru: ICRC maintains assistance to hostages

    Peru: ICRC maintains assistance to hostages 20-02-1997 News Release 97/07 Seventy-two of the people taken hostage on 17 December 1996, when members of the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) occupied the

    • 1997-02-20
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  • Geneva: ICRC urgently appeals for financial support

    Geneva: ICRC urgently appeals for financial support 20-02-1997 News Release 97/07 The ICRC last week presented its 1997 budget requests to its major donors. Director of Operations Jean de Courten urged a

    • 1997-02-20
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  • Tajikistan: hostage crisis resolved

    Tajikistan: hostage crisis resolved 20-02-1997 News Release 97/07 The ICRC was extremely relieved to learn that the last five hostages held in Obigarm, Tajikistan, had been released. With regard to the gradual

    • 1997-02-20
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  • Ethiopia: new ICRC office in the south-east

    Ethiopia: new ICRC office in the south-east 05-03-1997 News Release 97/08 Following several preparatory missions, a team composed of two water/sanitation engineers, a health delegate, an administrator and two

    • 1997-03-05
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  • Russian Federation/Northern Caucasus: ICRC in Chechnya

    Russian Federation/Northern Caucasus: ICRC in Chechnya 05-03-1997 News Release 97/08 After six of its delegates were murdered in Novye Atagi, the ICRC withdrew its expatriate staff from Chechnya, Daghestan and

    • 1997-03-05
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  • Tajikistan: ICRC back at work

    Tajikistan: ICRC back at work 05-03-1997 News Release 97/08 After a two-week suspension of operations during the hostage crisis, the ICRC started carrying out food distributions again last week for displaced

    • 1997-03-05
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  • Somalia: flood control in the Juba Valley

    Somalia: flood control in the Juba Valley 13-03-1997 News Release 97/09 The ICRC has just completed the first phase of a major project in southern Somalia's Juba Valley to protect against flooding, which

    • 1997-03-13
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  • Albania: the ICRC appeals for respect for the Red Cross emblem and humanitarian principles

    Albania: the ICRC appeals for respect for the Red Cross emblem and humanitarian principles 14-03-1997 News Release 97/05 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply concerned

    • 1997-03-14
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  • Albania: ICRC launches appeal for 15 million Swiss francs

    Albania: ICRC launches appeal for 15 million Swiss francs 18-03-1997 News Release 97/06 Geneva (ICRC) - On 17 March 1997 the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched an appeal for 15 million

    • 1997-03-18
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  • Nigeria: training the trainers

    Nigeria: training the trainers 20-03-1997 News Release 97/10 A three-day workshop on the teaching of the law of armed conflict for some 60 instructors, senior staff of military academies and high-ranking

    • 1997-03-20
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  • Geneva: OIC Secretary General visits ICRC

    Geneva: OIC Secretary General visits ICRC 20-03-1997 News Release 97/10 The newly-elected Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Dr  Azzedine Laraki, was received on 18 March by

    • 1997-03-20
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  • Peru: ICRC's position regarding ad hoc Commission

    Peru: ICRC's position regarding ad hoc Commission 24-03-1997 News Release 97/07 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has taken note of the establishment in Peru of an ad hoc

    • 1997-03-24
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  • Zaire: back in Kisangani

    Zaire: back in Kisangani 27-03-1997 News Release 97/11 ICRC delegates returned to Kisangani on 20 March for the first time since rebel forces captured the city five days previously. There they carried out a

    • 1997-03-27
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  • Albania: lawlessness prevails

    Albania: lawlessness prevails 27-03-1997 News Release 97/11 After evaluating the needs of hospitals and welfare institutions throughout the country, the ICRC is currently assessing the security situation in

    • 1997-03-27
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  • Rwanda: most operations resume

    Rwanda: most operations resume 27-03-1997 News Release 97/11 The ICRC partially suspended its activities in Rwanda on 6 February. Ten days later it took the decision to gradually resume them. Although many

    • 1997-03-27
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  • Zaire: ICRC demands access to conflict victims

    Zaire: ICRC demands access to conflict victims 02-04-1997 News Release 97/08 Geneva (ICRC) - In spite of the aid which has been trickling in over the past few days to help feed refugees gathered along a few

    • 1997-04-02
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  • Indonesia: spotlight on humanitarian law

    Indonesia: spotlight on humanitarian law 03-04-1997 News Release 97/12 As part of its efforts to promote international humanitarian law in Indonesia, on 12 and 13 March the ICRC held a seminar in Ujung Pandang

    • 1997-04-03
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  • Albania: aid deliveries continue despite prevailing insecurity

    Albania: aid deliveries continue despite prevailing insecurity 09-04-1997 News Release 97/13 ICRC assistance is continuing to focus on social welfare institutions such as hospitals, orphanages and homes for the

    • 1997-04-09
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  • Afghanistan: flour shortage and new wave of displaced persons

    Afghanistan: flour shortage and new wave of displaced persons 09-04-1997 News Release 97/13 In Afghanistan the price of flour went up by 50% at the beginning of this month, creating further hardship for the

    • 1997-04-09
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  • Albania: ICRC delivers aid to the north

    Albania: ICRC delivers aid to the north 14-04-1997 News Release 97/10 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has just completed a round of distributions of food and medical supplies

    • 1997-04-14
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  • Zaire: airlift for displaced Zairians

    Zaire: airlift for displaced Zairians 16-04-1997 News Release 97/14 The ICRC has started airlifting some 15,000 displaced Zairians now in Kisangani back to the Goma and Bukavu region. On Tuesday 15 April, a

    • 1997-04-16
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