Mozambique: Flooding - Office of the Resident Coordinator, Situation Report No. 3 (as of 4th February 2013)

Report
from UN Country Team in Mozambique
Published on 04 Feb 2013

Highlights

  • Coordination activities have been reinforced by the Government with the set-up of a mobile emergency operations center in Xai-Xai, capital of Gaza Province.

  • Response in Gaza Province is ongoing. Air drop and air bridges are ensuring provision of humanitarian assistance to people stranded in isolated districts.

  • Health and sanitation concerns are emerging in flood-affected districts where water levels are receding, where proper cleaning up and restoration of basic health service are priority.

  • In Zambezia and Nampula Provinces (Central and North regions), 15 people died due to heavy rains, which have affected about 60,000 people and caused total or partial damage about of about 6,000 houses.

  • Funding requirements for humanitarian and recovery needs in the next 6 months have been estimated at USD 30.6 million in Gaza Province.