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05 Apr 2001 description

Recent flooding in central and northern Mozambique and Malawi has forced more than 400,000 people to flee their homes for drier ground.

04 Apr 2001 description

Maputo, Mozambique - The government of Mozambique and the Norwegian Development Fund have signed two agreements under which the latter is to make available 10 million Euros (about 8.8 million US dollars), and four million SDRs (Special Drawing Rights).

03 Apr 2001 description

Medicine Boxes continue to be needed in many places throughout the world. Current requests have been received from Mexico, Serbia, Mozambique, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
United Methodists have shown great enthusiasm for this project, but there is some confusion over the contents of a Medicine Box, and we need your help to clear it up. Many churches are still using the old Medicine Box Assembly guide--and there are significant differences:

03 Apr 2001 description

Maputo (AIM) - The confirmed death toll from the floods in central Mozambique now stands at 84, Prime Minister Pascoal Mocumbi told the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Tuesday.

Speaking at the start of a three day question and answer session between the Assembly and the government, Mocumbi said that 42,000 hectares of crops have been lost, affecting the livelihoods of 60,000 households.

The floods have forced the temporary closure of 183 primary schools, disrupting the education of 52,500 pupils. Health units, bridges, and wells have also been …

03 Apr 2001 description

Maputo, Mozambique - The confirmed death toll from the floods in central Mozambique now stands at 84, Prime Minister Pascoal Mocumbi told parliament in Maputo Tuesday.

03 Apr 2001 description
report Medair

MEDAIR sent a team to access the recent flooding in the Zambezi Province and to identify where help was needed. Their findings were as follows:

02 Apr 2001 description
report IRIN

NAMIBIA: New protests against attacks on Namibian gays

02 Apr 2001 description


March 21- 31, 2001
Regional Early Warning Unit, Harare, Zimbabwe

Summary

Heavy rainfall mainly confined to eastern and western Angola, most of Democratic Republic of Congo, western, northern and eastern Zambia and northern Malawi and Mozambique...

In the southern half of the region, moderate to light rainfall conditions still prevail in most areas of Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique...

31 Mar 2001 description

Gender, Biodiversity and Local Knowledge Systems (LinKS) to strengthen agricultural and rural development
(GCP/RAF/338/NOR)

Prepared by
Trygve Berg, Noragric
Fernando Dava, ARPAC
Judite Muchanga, DNDR

Summary of findings from visits to affected villages and suggestions for action research

30 Mar 2001 description

Rejecting 'business as usual' for Malaria Control in Emergencies by David Alnwick, Project Manager, Roll Back Malaria

30 Mar 2001 description

New documents available on the EHA website (http://www.who.int/eha/disasters)

  • Weekly Update on Afghanistan, 2, 9 and 16 March
  • Kosovo Health Talks, n. 40 (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia)
  • Health in the North Caucasus. Newsletter on Humanitarian Health Assistance, February
  • Montenegro Health Talks n. 1 and 2, January and February (Federal Republic of Yugoslavia)
  • Situation in Mozambique, Situation reports n.
30 Mar 2001 description

Maputo (AIM) - The level of the rivers in central Mozambique is dropping, but both the Zambezi and the Pungue are expected to remain well above flood alert level for the next three or four weeks.

The stretch of the Beira-Zimbabwe highway between Mutua and Tica, about 60 kilometres from Beira, was reopened to traffic on Thursday.

30 Mar 2001 description


April-May-June (AMJ) 2001 forecast summary
The likelihood of normal to above-normal rains remains in the northern half of the sub-region, Mauritius, the coastal areas of South Africa and southern Namibia for the period May to June 2001 while the central and southern parts are likely to have below-normal rainfall during the same period. The period is also dry over the bulk of the southern region.

Sea surface temperature anomalies and Southern Oscillation Index

30 Mar 2001 description
report IRIN

ANGOLA: OCHA humanitarian update

30 Mar 2001 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Southern Africa
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