Georgia (September 1994)
by Humanitarian Practice Network September 1994

The UN Security Council has called for an increase in the UNIMOG contingent in Georgia to monitor the peace agreement between the government and the Abkhazian authorities.

The continued presence of Georgian troops in the Kodiri valley is causing increased tension as is the precipitated decision by the Russian and Georgian Governments that 20,000-30,000 internally displaced people would be repatriated to Abkhazia.

Massive price increases announced by the Government with state-rationed bread increasing by 28,570% and electricity by 60,000% with only a 5,000% increase in minimum salaries.