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16 May 2001 description
report IRIN

MALAWI: Food a priority as winter approaches

15 May 2001 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA-2001/0096
OCHA Situation Report No. 19
Mozambique - Floods

14 May 2001 description
report IRIN

ANGOLA: Gambari urges Angolans towards peace

11 May 2001 description
report UN Children's Fund


I. SITUATION
According to Government-OCHA figures (May 5, 2001) the numbers of people affected by the flood emergency in the 4 stricken provinces are: 549,326 (up from 513,314), of which 213,128 (down from 223,095) are sheltered in 67 temporary accommodation centres (TACs).

The provincial totals are:

11 May 2001 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

10 May 2001 description
report IRIN

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe won't stop raids

10 May 2001 description
report CARE

by Evelyn O'Reilly, Senior Director for Development

07 May 2001 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA-2001/0093
OCHA Situation Report No. 18
Mozambique - Floods

07 May 2001 description


This Ops Update is intended for reporting on emergency appeals.
Period covered: 1 - 21 April (last Ops Update issued: no. 3 on 3 April, 2001)

Launched on 1 March, 2001 for CHF 4,895,506 for 3 months.

DREF Allocated: CHF 100,000

Beneficiaries: 46,000

"At a Glance"


Appeal coverage: 92.8%

Related Appeals: 01.22/2001 (Mozambique)

Outstanding needs: CHF 354,414

05 May 2001 description

Maputo, Mozambique - Le directeur de l'Institut national de Gestion des Catastrophes (INGC), M. Silvano Langa a plaidé, vendredi, pour une aide accrue en semences et en outils aratoires aux quelque 55.000 familles touchées par les inondations dans le centre du Mozambique.

05 May 2001 description

Maputo, Mozambique - Some 55,000 families, affected by flooding in central Mozambique, are in urgent need of seeds and agricultural tools to help them resume farming after the devastation of their crops.

04 May 2001 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

03 May 2001 description
report IRIN

ZIMBABWE: Minister accuses Uganda of backtracking on DRC pullout

02 May 2001 description
report IRIN

ZAMBIA: Zambian university students stage anti-third term protest

02 May 2001 description

Floods in southern Africa have caused incredible amounts of damage. Houses, schools, roads, bridges, livestock and crops were all destroyed and peoples' lives were turned inside out when floods struck in 2000 and then again in 2001. Catholic Relief Services provided immediate emergency relief in 2000 and again in 2001, and is now shifting into longer-term rehabilitation projects to help the people of the region recover.

02 May 2001 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 2 May (IRIN) - Dry conditions have continued to affect maize production in many countries in southern Africa, USAID's Famine Early Warning System (FEWS) said in its latest update this week.

01 May 2001 description
report InterAction

Press Contact: Shanta Bryant, 202-667-8227 x115
NGO Contacts: James Bishop, Director of Humanitarian Response, 202-667-8227, x104
Anita Malley, Program Associate, x105