Current Politics and Economics of Africa

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 3, 2012

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The following articles have been previously published:Article 1 - This is an edited, reformatted and augmented version of a Congressional Research Service publication, CRS Report for Congress R42046, from www.crs.gov, dated September 30, 2011.Article...
Horn of Africa: The Humanitarian Crisis and International Response
INTRODUCTIONThe Horn of Africa region, which includes Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia, is facing its worst drought in 60 years. The situation is critical with more than 13.3 million people affected, 4 million in acute need of humanitarian...
Statement of Dr. J. Peter Pham, Director,michael S. Ansari Africa Center. Hearing on "Responding to Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa"
Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Isakson, Distinguished Members of the Subcommittee:I would like to thank you very much for the opportunity to testify today on the drought and famine conditions in the Horn of Africa in general and in Somalia in particular,...
Statement of Jeremy Konyndyk, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Mercy Corps. Hearing on "Responding to Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa"
Chairman Coons,Ranking Member Isakson:Thank you for inviting me to testify before the Sub-Committee today on the critically important issue of drought and famine in the Horn of Africa. I am here today in my capacity as Director of Policy and Advocacy...
Testimony of Don Yamamoto, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs. Hearing on "Responding to Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa"
Good morning, Chairman Coons, Ranking Member Isakson, and members of the Committee. Thank you for holding this hearing on the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa. We share your grave concern about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa....
Testimony of Nancy E. Lindborg, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, U.S. Agency for International Development. Hearing on "Responding to Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa"
Chairman Coons, Ranking Member Isakson, and distinguished members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to testify before you today on the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. Your attention and concern is critical, as the situation...
Testimony of Reuben E. Brigety, Ii, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau for Population, Refugees, and Migration. Hearing on "Responding to Drought and Famine in the Horn of Africa"
Chairman Coons, Ranking Member Isakson, and distinguished members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to testify before you today on the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. We appreciate the support and attention Congress has given...
Testimony of Shannon Scribner, Humanitarian Policy Manager, Oxfam America. Hearing on "Usaid's Long-Term Strategy for Addressing East African Emergencies"
Mr. Chairman, Congressman Payne, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today on the humanitarian situation in East Africa and the importance of a coordinated and sustainable US strategy. Oxfam is grateful for the work...
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