Southern Africa: Weekly Report (3 to 9 December 2013)
The cholera situation in southern Angola is being responded to.
The City of Tshwane declared a state of disaster following a severe thunderstorm on the evening of 28 November 2013 and subsequent severe weather conditions from 29 November to 1 December 2013, causing widespread damage to property and infrastructure.
In its latest update the Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee found that about 1.85 million people will be at risk of food insecurity between October 2013 and March 2014, representing a 27 % increase since May 2013, when 1.46 million people were estimated to be food insecure. The number of districts reporting food insecurity has also increased from 21 to 24 out of a total of 28 districts.
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