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This page lists different media providing information (news on-line or periodical electronic bulletins) about the Horn of Africa crisis.

This page is still under construction. Please forward us (pfedaatuniv-lille1.fr or Fax: (33) 3.28.76.74.01, attn. D. Bounie) any complementary information to be added to this page, specially concerning local organizations.

 

International organizations
--- - UN system
----- Not-UN organizations

(Inter) governmental organizations NGOs

Media-Information
--- - News on-line
--- - Electronic bulletins

Media - Information : News on-line

Addis Tribune

Email : tambekattelecom.net.et
Website :
http://addistribune.ethiopiaonline.net/


Africa News on-line:

Website : http://www.africanews.org/east/ethiopia/


Agence France-Presse (AFP)

- news in english
- nouvelles en
français


AlertNet (Reuters)

Website : http://www.alertnet.org
Email : alertnetatrtrlondon.co.uk
Contacts : Paul Mylrea : Editor, Tel: +44 20 7542 9876, Fax: +44 20 7278 9345,
Andrew Dobbie : Deputy Editor, Tel: +44 20 7542 2431, Fax: +44 20 7278 9345


BBC News on-line: Africa

  1. Daily updates of Africa news : http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/africa/default.stm
  2. Famine in Africa : News, analysis and correspondents' reports on the hunger in the Horn of Africa : http://news2.thls.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/in_depth/africa/2000/famine_in_africa/

Daily Mail and Guardian (South Africa)

Website : http://www.mg.co.za/mg/


Disaster News Network

Website: http://www.disasternews.net/


DisasterRelief.org

partnership between the American Red Cross, IBM and CNN dedicated to providing information about disasters and their relief operations worldwide)

email : longcyatusa.redcross.org, website : http://www.disasterrelief.org/
Stephanie Kriner, email :
krinersatusa.redcross.org


Ethiopian News Agency (ENA)

P.O.Box 530
Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Fax: (251-1) 551609, Tel: (251-1) 55001
E-Mail:
enaattelecom.net.et
website:
http://www.telecom.net.et/~ena


Ethiopia weekly press digest

Website : http://pressdigest.phoenixuniversal.com/


lesnouvelles.org

Newspaper + Internet gate in french on Ethiopia and Horn of Africa

Les Nouvelles d'Addis
24, le Moulin-du-pont
77320 Saint-Rémy-de-la-vanne
France
Tél. : 33 (0)1 64 04 47 12, Fax : 33 (0)1 64 04 49 71
Email:
directionatlesnouvelles.org, lesnouvellesatlesnouvelles.org
Website:
http://www.lesnouvelles.org/index.html


Norwegian Refugee Council : Global IDP project

The Norwegian Refugee Council - The Global IDP Project
Chemin Moise-Duboule 59, CH-1209 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: (0041 22) 788 80 85, Fax: (0041 22) 788 80 86
website :
http://www.idpproject.org/index.htm
email :
idpsurveyatnrc.ch

- Global database on IDPs in Eritrea (updated Sept. 2000)
- the full file may be downloaded as pdf file
here


Pan African News Agency (PANA)

B.P. 4056, Dakar, Senegal
Tel: (221) 824-13-95,| Fax: (221) 824-13-90, E-mail:
quoisetatsonatel.senet.net


Reliefweb : Ethiopia and Horn of Africa

Website : http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/vCD/Ethiopia?OpenDocument&StartKey=Ethiopia&ExpandView
website:
http://www.reliefweb.int


Reuters : News online

Elaine Monaghan
Website :
http://www.reuters.com/news/
Website abc news for Africa :
http://abcnews.go.com/wire/world/af/


UN Department of Public Information (UNDPI)


United States Information Agency (USIA)

Office of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
Website:
http://usinfo.state.gov


Visafric (Eritrea)

website : http://www.visafric.com/news.htm


Walta Information Center (WIC)

Woreda 3, Kebele 53, House n° 883
P.O.Box 12918
Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Fax : (251 - 1) 51-86-55
email :
wicattelecom.net.et
website :
http://www.telecom.net.et/~walta


Yahoo News

http://fullcoverage.yahoo.com/fc/World/Horn_of_Africa_Famine/

 

Electronic bulletins

Christian Children's Fund (CCF)

Famine Alert for Kenya and Ethiopia

http://www.christianchildrensfund.org/emergency/famine.stm


Christian Science Monitor (CSM)

website : http://www.csmonitor.com/


Global Information and Early Warning Service (FAO-GIEWS)

Food Supply situation and crop prospects

Mr. Abdur Rashid, Chief, Global Information and Early Warning Service (ESCG)
FAO, Rome
Fax: 39-06-5705-4495
E-mail:
GIEWS1atFAO.ORG
Website :
http://www.fao.org/giews/


Information Coordination Center (ICC)

Weekly update
(works under the auspices of ERREC and UN resident coordinator, with cooperation from OCHA, UNICEF, EDF, NCA)

ERREC (old Peace Corps office)
PO Box 1098
Asmara - Eritrea
email :
iccatgemel.com.er, nus_wm1atserver.unog.ch
tel : (291-1) 18 51 54 / 18 20 84 / 18 22 22 ext 217 ; fax: (291-1) 18 26 44 / 18 29 70
contacts : Yemane Tekleyohannes (ERREC), Ivo Freijsen (OCHA), Tanya Power Stevens, Jeffrey L. Shannon (EDF)


International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC)

Drought Information Bulletin + Weekly news

17 Chemin des Crêts, Geneva - Switzerland
Tel: (41 22) 730 4222, Fax: (41 22) 733 0395
E-mail:
weeklynewsatifrc.org


Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa (IRIN-CEA)

IRIN News Brief ; IRIN-CEA Weekly Round-up

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA)
Tel: +254 2 622147, Fax: +254 2 622129
e-mail:
irin-ceaatocha.unon.org, irinatocha.unon.org
Website :
http://www.reliefweb.int/IRIN

Horn of Africa Website

http://www.reliefweb.int/IRIN/cea/hornfp.phtml


Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)

JRS Dispatches

CP 6139
00195 Roma Prati, Italy.
Tel: (39-06) 689.77.391; Fax: (39-06) 687.92.83
Email: dispatchesatjesref.org
website : http://www.jesref.org


Mesob.org

Famine files (weekly)

http://www.mesob.org/famine.html


SCF

Ethiopia Emergency Bulletin


Sudan Catholic Information Office (SCIO)

SCIO Sudan Monthly Report

Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: (254-2) 577949/ 577616/ 577595, Fax: (254-2) 577327
Email:
SCIOatmaf.or.ke


UNDP Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia (EUE)

Horn of Africa : the Monthly Review; Ethiopia Situation Report

PO Box 5580,
Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA
Tel.: (251) (1) 51-10-28/29, Fax: (251) (1) 51-12-92
e-mail :
undp-eueattelecom.net.et
website :
www.telecom.net.et/~undp-eue/


US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Famine Early Warning System (FEWS) bulletin : www.fews.net

Africa Bureau, Office of Sustainable development, Crisis Mangement Response Division (AFR/SD/CMR)
1611 N. Kent Street, Suite 1002
Arlington, VA 22209 USA
Tel : 703-522-7722, Fax : 703-522-7729
Email:
infosatfews.org
Website :
www.fews.net, http://www.usaid.gov/fews/fews.html

Greater Horn of Africa Region
Nick Maunder : Regional FEWS NET Representative, Greater Horn
Tel: +254 (2) 350523/24/25, (2) 750899, (2) 750719, fax: +254 (2) 750839
Email:
nmaunderatfews.net

Yemane Tekleyohannes : FEWS NET Representative, Eritrea
Tel: +291 (1) 181077 x292
Email:
ytekleyohannesatfews.net

Rob Rose: FEWS NET Representative, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 (1) 51-00-88, fax: +251 (1) 51-00-43
Email:
rroseatfews.net

Taffese Olkeba: FEWS NET Representative, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 (1) 51-00-88, Fax: +251 (1) 51-00-43
Email:
tolkebaatfews.net

Nancy Mutunga: FEWS NET Representative, Kenya
Tel: +254 (2) 350523/24/25, (2) 750899, (2) 750719, fax: +254 (2) 750839
Email:
nmutungaatfews.net

A. H. Shirwa: FEWS NET Representative, Somalia
Tel: +254 (2) 350523/24/25, (2) 750899, (2) 750719, fax: +254 (2) 750839
Email:
shirwaatfews.net

Sidow Ibrahim Addou: FEWS NET Representative, Somalia
Tel: +254 (2) 350523/24/25, (2) 750899, (2) 750719, fax: +254 (2) 750839
Email:
sidowatfews.net

Janet Omoro: FEWS NET Representative, Southern Sudan
Tel: +254 (2) 350523/24/25, (2) 750899, (2) 750719, fax: +254 (2) 750839
Email:
jomoroatfews.net


US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Horn of Africa Drought Information (monthly), Bulletin Fact Sheets (weekly)

available at : http://www.info.usaid.gov/hum_response/ofda


UNHCR

UNHCR Briefing Notes

website : http://www.info.usaid.gov/about/horn_of_africa


World Food Programme (WFP)

WFP Emergency Reports

Francesco Strippoli, Senior Humanitarian Advisor. Available
website :
http://www.wfp.org/
e-mail :
Deborah.Hicksatwfp.org
.For information on resources, donors are requested to contact
Aleesa.Blumatwfp.org or Marius.deGaayFortmanatwfp.org, telephone 39 06 6513 2004 or 06 6513 2250
Media queries should be directed to
Trevor.Roweatwfp.org telephone 39 06 6513 2602. The address of WFP is Via Cesare Giulio Viola 68, Parco dei Medici, 00148 Rome, Italy.