UN RC Mozambique
International Organization based in Mozambique

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16 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • There are 207,000 students affected and in need of emergency education services;

  • Reallocated 19 motor ambulances to reinforce emergency referral system at community level and 21 hospital tents were provided;

  • There is US$ 8.7 million funding gap to provide immediate assistance to people affected by the cyclone;

  • 27,000 ha of several crops were lost affecting 15,000 farmers;

  • The response provided to date in the Education sector is meeting less than 10% of the needs;

20 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • In Inhambane province, 70 health units were affected and 1,687 classrooms partially destroyed affecting 160,000 students;

  • 949 people were hosted in three transit centers during the cyclone in Maxixe city, Inhambane province;

  • One death was reported in Gaza province precisely in Chibuto district;

  • Approximately 29,173 ha of several crops were lost in Inhambane province;

  • The Government have enough food stock (cereals and pulses) for immediate response but need oil, salt and sugar;

17 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

  • The tropical cyclone DINEO has weakened to depression stage being now denominated EX-DINEO;

  • The cities and villages of Zavala, Inharrime, Jangamo,
    Maxixe, Homoine, Morrumbene, Massinga and Funhalouro are without electricity;

  • Provincial government of Inhambane estimates that about 653,000 people have been affected overall;

  • In Inhambane, the death toll reported so far is 7 in four in 3 districts and Inhambane city;

16 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

 According to MTOTEC the system has evolved from severe tropical storm to tropical cyclone category 3;

 Strong winds and heavy rains expected to occur from 15-18 February in Gaza, Inhambane and Maputo provinces.

 The population at risk is estimated to be approximately 730,000 people (JTWC) and 750,000 (provincial authorities of Inhambane);

 Assessment teams on standby to be deployed and support provincial authorities;

09 Jan 2017 description

Summary

Mozambique is experiencing its most severe drought in more than 30 years. The drought is affecting approximately 1.5 million people in seven provinces in the Southern and Central regions of the country. Due to the seriousness of the situation, the Government extended the institutional red alert for the most drought-affected provinces of Tete, Sofala, Gaza, Inhambane, Manica, Zambezia and Maputo.

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