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10 Nov 2000 description

This time series of satellite images illustrates landscape recovery in the Gaza province of Mozambique following the disastrous flooding earlier this year. The full extent of the flooding can be appreciated when comparing the image from 1st March 2000 captured at the height of the flooding, and the image from 22nd August 1999 showing drier times. More recent images from 20th May 2000 and 9th September 2000 monitor the receding flood waters and changes in the landscape as it reverts to a more typical state.

09 Nov 2000 description
report IRIN

MOZAMBIQUE: RENAMO supporters killed in demo

08 Nov 2000 description

Above-average rains in the third dekad of October, particularly in the main central and northern growing areas, provided adequate soil moisture for planting of the 2001 cereal crops and benefited early-sowed crops. In southern provinces, where planting starts earlier, good rains in the second half of September and early October favoured field operations. The rains of the past months also benefited pastures and livestock conditions.

08 Nov 2000 description
report IRIN

MALAWI: Three axed cabinet ministers to be prosecuted

07 Nov 2000 description

Eight months after Cyclone Eline devastated Mozambique with its worst floods in living memory, water is still very much on people's minds. The horror of swirling muddy water haunts 76-year-old Rosalina Manique daily. In her recurring nightmares she sees children falling from their parents' arms into the water below, their heads bobbing then disappearing. From her tree top branch she is shouting at the deafening whirring helicopter but it passes overhead, too full to stop.

06 Nov 2000 description

Xai-Xai, Mozambique - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is to stop on 31 March the free food distribution launched as part of an emergency programme in support of the victims of floods in Mozambique, and will immediately start projects to promote development programmes, particularly among the most vulnerable communities.

03 Nov 2000 description
report Addis Tribune

The Secretary General of the OAU Dr.

03 Nov 2000 description
report IRIN

SOUTH AFRICA: Suspected bombers arrested

03 Nov 2000 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
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01 Nov 2000 description
report IRIN

ZIMBABWE: Fuel price hike

30 Oct 2000 description


Overview
The World Food Programme wishes to thank donors for their continued generosity. This year donors have contributed over US $ 1.3 billion, and WFP has used these resources to mobilise over 3.1 million tons of food aid distributed to needy people.

30 Oct 2000 description

This report by Wilfried DeBrouwer, Head, JLOC, Maputo; Senior Logistics Advisor, World Food Programme, Rome

30 Oct 2000 description
report IRIN

ZAMBIA: Former president's citizenship restored

28 Oct 2000 description

Maputo (AIM) - A two day conference on this year's catastrophic flooding in Mozambique concluded in Maputo on Saturday with recommendations for strengthened regional and international cooperation, for improved early warning systems and contingency plans, and for accurate collection and transmission of hydrometeorological data.

The conference brought together ministers who deal with water affairs from seven countries of SADC (Southern African Development Community), and experts on flood mitigation and related measures from around the globe.

At the closing session, …

27 Oct 2000 description
report IRIN

LUANDA, 27 October (IRIN) - Mussagy Jeichande, the newly appointed Representative of the UN Secretary-General and head of the UN Office in Angola spoke to IRIN on the prospects for peace in the war-torn country, and stressed that an end to the violence was primarily the responsibility of the Angolan people.

27 Oct 2000 description
report DisasterRelief

Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org

27 Oct 2000 description

Maputo (AIM) - Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano on Friday stressed the need for careful management of southern Africa's shared river basins, so that both upstream and downstream countries benefit from the water available.

He was speaking in Maputo at the opening of a two day international conference discussing this year's catastrophic flooding in southern and central Mozambique.

The conference brings together ministers with responsibility for water matters from seven SADC (Southern African Development Community) member states, and a wide range of experts …

27 Oct 2000 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Southern Africa
Tel: +27 11 880 4633
Fax: +27 11 880 1421