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Angola Remote Monitoring Update - September 2014

Delays in input distribution may adversely impact the 2014/15 agricultural season

Key Messages

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Angola + 1 other
Huíla: Japan Government funds programmes to reduce drought effects

Lubango - The Government of Japan has released this year Usd 1.2 million to reinforce the Angolan Government's integrated response to the drought affecting about 1.8 million people in the southern region since 2012.

The information was released on Tuesday in Lubango, southern Huila province, by the secretary of the Japanese Embassy to Angola, Yoshiko Miura.

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Government commitment to combat drought in Namibe reaffirmed

Menongue - The governor of the province of Namibe, Rui Falcão, reaffirmed this week-end, in Menongue, Cuando Cubango, his government's commitment to give further attention to combating drought that has affected that coastal region of the country.

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Zimbabwe + 5 others
Southern Africa: Weekly Report (19 to 25 August 2014)

Regional Overview

The South African Government has placed an immediate ban on the entry of non-South Africans from the Ebola-hit West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

The Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF), taking place from 27 to 29 August in Windhoek, Namibia, will develop the first regional seasonal forecast for the coming rainfall season.

Two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in northern DRC, which are said to be a different strain to the outbreak in West Africa.

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Malawi + 6 others
Southern Africa Food Security Outlook Update July to December 2014

Good regional harvests maintain stable food security outcomes in many parts of the region

KEY MESSAGES

  • Most rural households across the region will maintain Minimal (IPC Phase 1) food insecurity outcomes between July and September. However in localized parts of Lesotho, DRC, Swaziland, Malawi, and Madagascar poor households are projected to face mainly Stressed (IPC Phase 2) and some Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes from October through December due to high prices of food and low incomes in addition to low production.

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Angola Remote Monitoring Update - August 2014

Stable food security conditions expected as the harvest progresses

Key Messages

  • As projected in the previous month, the 2013/14 harvest season continues to increase food availability at the household level. This influx of food supplies continues to decrease food prices, improving access for households relying on market purchases and creating favorable food security conditions across most of the country.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 30 July - 5 August

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Angola Remote Monitoring Report - July 2014

Improved cereal availability may stabilize basic food prices

KEY MESSAGES

  • As the agricultural season progresses, overall production is considered to be good this season. The five provinces accountable for most of production are Kuanza-sul, Huambo,
    Bié, Malanje and Huila. Total 2013/14 seasonal cereal production is likely to be close to 2.6 million MT; this estimate is higher than last year’s levels and above historical trends.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 9 - 15 July

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 June - 1 July

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 18-24 June

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Angola Remote Monitoring Report - June 2014

Near average cereal harvests might improve livelihoods in the southwestern region

Key Messages

  • As a result of the drought from between October 2013 and February 2014, it is estimated that about 7,000 cattle have died in the province of Cunene. The cattle were mostly adults used for traction.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 28 May – 03 June

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 21 – 27 May

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Angola Remote Monitoring Report May 2014

With upcoming harvests, improved livestock conditions and access to the nacas season, acute food insecurity is expected to improve in the coming months and will be Minimal from July-September.

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Angola + 3 others
Southern Africa Weekly Report Map, 20 - 26 May 2014

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Angola + 9 others
Food Security and Nutrition Working Group Update - May 2014

Regional Update (updated 16 of May 2014)

Despite an erratic and delayed start of season, the overall regional perspective reflects that the 2014/15 consumption season in terms of cereals supplies is much better than last year’s with bumper harvests being recorded in Zambia, South Africa and an improvement in Zimbabwe compared to last season.Malawi and Mozambique are expecting good production despite late onset of rains and localized mid-season dryness. Angola and Namibia were more negatively affected by adverse weather conditions during the season.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 – 20 May

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 7 - 13 May

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