Humanitarian Bulletins

14 Feb 2000
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin Jan - Feb 2000

Context

January and the beginning of February 2000 brought about substantial evidence of staggeringly changing pattern of the DRC conflict. The reporting period was marked by unprecedented diplomatic activity over the settlement of the Congolese crisis, culminating with the UN Security Council’s Special session. The equilibrium of forces that had brought belligerents on equal terms to the Lusaka Agreement in summer 1999, does no longer prevail on the battlefield as...

27 Dec 1999
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin, Nov - Dec 1999 and a Preliminary Annual Review


Office of the UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator for the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Field Co-ordination Unit (OCHA)
Kinshasa, DRC
Kinshasa: Immeuble Royal, Gombe (243) 88 45 573; (243) 880 10 58; 871 762 073 730/1/2/3/4; fax: 00 871 682 288 882
Goma: ave. du Golfe, Katindo gauche; tel: (243) 888 53 97; (243) 888 57 81; (250) 0850 55 37; 873 761 997 030

Context

The overall feature of the period that spanned from August through December 1999...

15 Nov 1999
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin, 1 Oct - 15 Nov 1999


Office of the UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator for
the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Field Co-ordination Unit (OCHA/DRC)
Kinshasa, Goma, Bukavu, Kisangani
CONTEXT

More than two months after its entry into force, the Lusaka cease-fire agreement (31 August 1999) has not yet provided the expected political and military breakthrough. The overall situation in the DRC is fluid and barely influenced by the timetable set forth by the Lusaka Accord. The...

24 Aug 1999
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin, 17 Jul - 17 Aug 1999


Context
The month that followed the signature of the Lusaka cease-fire agreement by the main state-actors to the DRC conflict was marked by extreme political and military fluctuations. Indecisive without the commitments to respect the cease-fire of the main non-state parties to the conflict, the Lusaka agreement failed to immediately apply the concluded cease-fire and the military activities continued on many fronts. International mediation efforts, led primarily...

14 Jul 1999
DRC Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin, 15 Jun - 15 Jul 1999


Context
The seven month long peace talks under auspices of Zambia between the parties to the DRC conflict concluded a first significant step- signature of a cease-fire agreement by the Heads of DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Angola and Namibia on 10 July in Lusaka. Unable to overcome persisting internal divergences, the two factions of the RCD and the MLC abstained from signing the Lusaka agreement. Subsequently President Kabila issued a decree granting a general...