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17 Oct 2017 description

Quiculungo - At least 7,599 cases of malaria were diagnosed in the first quarter of this year in Quiculungo municipality, northern Cuanza Norte province.

The information is contained in a report from the local Health Department, saying the above figure shows a reduction of 1,070 cases as compared with the number of people with the disease during the same period of 2016.

According to the source that reached Angop on Tuesday, during the period in respect, 122 patients with malaria were hospitalised, resulting in 14 deaths.

15 Oct 2017 description

Ndalatando - At least 2.9 million square meters were demined from 2005 to 2017 in the province of Kwanza Norte, said this Saturday to Angop in Ndalatando, the head of demining operations of the National Demining Institute ( INAD), in the region, Chitavi Lino.

The official said that there have been removed, in the same period, nine antitank and ninety-nine antipersonnel landmines and 29,329 different unexploded ordnance, whose activity had an impact on cleaning access roads, bridges, small bridges, railway lines and transportation of electric power, as well as fiber optics.

14 Oct 2017 description

Malanje - At least 110 houses were destroyed by heavy rains that caused displacement of the equal number of families in northern Malanje province in the last days, said Friday the 2nd Provincial Commander of Fire-fighter Department.

Miguel Bernardo mentioned Massango (25 houses destroyed), Cambundi-Catembo (15), Malanje (13) and Luquembo (10), as the most affected municipalities.

He said that the institution is making efforts to identify other affected localities, as well as ensure support for the victims.

06 Oct 2017 description

Luanda - The Angolan ambassador, Apolinário Jorge Correia, Permanent Representative of Angola to UN in Geneva, Swiss, on Wednesday appealed to International community to bolster aid for DR Congolese refugees staying in Angola.

According to a press note from the Angolan Permanent Mission that reached Angop on Thursday, the Angolan diplomat said so during the 68th session of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva.

04 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The chronic drought crisis continues to affect an estimated 1.13 million people in the south of Angola, including 605,982 children.

  • UNICEF has rehabilitated 68 water points in drought affected areas (Namibe and Huila), which provides safe water to 34,000 people, including 15,700 children. In total 175 water points will be rehabilitated by the first quarter of 2018 in an aim to reach 80,000 people with safe water.

04 Oct 2017 description
report People in Need

(Kulto, 14th September 2017) - Today, Angola is still suffering the aftermath of a civil war lasting more than three decades and the heritage of colonialism. People in Need (PiN) decided more than 10 years ago to bring help to the inhabitants of this country. A permanent mission was set up in the province of Bié which was one of the regions most ravaged by war and poverty. In the first years PiN field workers concentrated on the renewal or improvement of the quality of elementary education and the development of agriculture and markets in the rural areas.

02 Oct 2017 description

Luanda - The Municipal Administration of Cazenga, Luanda, is starting on Monday to implement small basic sanitation actions aimed at improving road traffic, said Sunday the local Deputy Administrator for the technical and infrastructural affairs, Olívio Fernandes.

Speaking to Angop, the official said that pending the public investment programme of the elected government, they will work in "Santa Clara" street, Urban District of 11 de Novembro to restore and improve road traffic.

30 Sep 2017 description

Cambundi-Catembo - Twenty-six families have been displaced following three-day heavy rains that hit the municipality of Cambundi-Catembo, 185 km of the capital city of the northern Malanje province, Angop learnt Friday.

The Municipal Headquarters’ neighborhoods of Caiúma, Miguel I, Mussengue, Xilamba and Kibinga, were the most affected, with material damages still to be evaluated, said the official of Social Affairs.

Samuel Ferreira stressed that efforts are in progress to tackle the plight of the victims.

30 Sep 2017 description

There are currently 2,313 refugees living in Lóvua settlement, this represents seven per cent of the overall refugee population from the DRC in northern Angola.

2,984 children, attended the child friendly spaces available in Cacanda and Lóvua during the last week.

Lack of funding will soon start to affect interventions, such as, treatment for children with moderate acute malnutrition and the water supply system.

KEY FIGURES

25 Sep 2017 description

MAG completed non-technical surveys in Moxico Province on 7th June 2017 and more than 90% of suspected hazardous land has now been handed back to local communities.

Since 2014 MAG has been conducting non-technical surveys in Moxico – an eastern province of Angola. Moxico covers nearly 20% of Angola’s landmass and is one of the poorest and most contaminated provinces in the country. MAG collect and analyse locations that might contain landmines or unexploded ordnance, confirm whether there is evidence of a hazard or not, and define the perimeter of the area.

20 Sep 2017 description

There are currently 2,018 refugees living in Lóvua settlement, this represents six per cent of the overall refugee population from the DRC in northern Angola.

So far, 586 tents have been distributed to refugees in Lóvua settlement, since the beginning of the relocation.

A water tank with the capacity of 5,000 litres has been provided to Lóvua Municipality to improve host communities’ access to potable water.

KEY FIGURES

19 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

6,571
Refugees in Cacanda reception centre
31,370
Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

1,667
Families currently in the reception centre
30
Persons with disabilities

54%
Children (under 18 years old)
64
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 4
Households are headed by women
22%
Of the population are women

19 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

2,313 Refugees in Lóvua settlement

31,370 Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

681 Families currently in Lóvua 9 Persons with disabilities

52% Children (under 18 years old)

17 Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 5 Households are headed by women

21% Of the population is family size one

676 UNHCR family tents distributed

18 Sep 2017 description
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6,825
Refugees in Cacanda reception centre
31,278
Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

1,743
Families currently in the reception centre
31
Persons with disabilities

54%
Children (under 18 years old)
63
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 4
Households are headed by women
21%
Of the population is family size one

18 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

2,018
Refugees in Lóvua settlement
31,278
Refugees registered in Lunda Norte

596
Families currently in Lóvua
8
Persons with disabilities

52%
Children (under 18 years old)
14
Unaccompanied and Separated Children

1 in 5
Households are headed by women
32%
Of the population is family size one