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07 Nov 2014 description

Angola - IOM Angola this week organized a three-day workshop on Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) for 25 disaster management officials from Angola’s Civil Protection Service and Ministry of Social Assistance.

The aim of the workshop was to explore how to address the displacement of people by natural disasters; the roles and responsibilities in managing a camp; the protection of the most vulnerable; the participation of communities; and recovery strategies and solutions for displaced people, in line with international CCCM standards.

08 Nov 2013 description

(Pretoria, 08 November 2013): A groundbreaking study into the threats likely to confront southern African communities over the next decade has been released. Titled Humanitarian Trends in Southern Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, the study identifies regional and global factors that may impact the lives and livelihoods of southern Africans and, as importantly, the available capacities to address these challenges.

08 May 2009 description

New funding of nearly US$ 440,000 will allow IOM to provide life-saving emergency shelter and other non-food assistance to thousands more people displaced in areas worst hit by recent floods in Angola.

The funds, from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Office of U.S.

31 Mar 2009 description

Angola - IOM will provide shelter and non-food items to 10,000 people worst-affected by floods which have left 220,000 Angolans displaced and at least 22 dead in several provinces in the centre and south of the country.

The assistance, funded through a US$445,000 grant from the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), is aimed at providing displaced people with temporary protection from the remainder of the rainy season and basic support in the rehabilitation of damaged housing in Cunene, Moxico and Kuando Kubango areas where damage to homes has been the most …

31 Mar 2009 description

IOM will provide shelter and non-food items to 10,000 people worst-affected by floods which have left 220,000 Angolans displaced and at least 22 dead in several provinces in the centre and south of the country.

The assistance, funded through a US$445,000 grant from the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), is aimed at providing displaced people with temporary protection from the remainder of the rainy season and basic support in the rehabilitation of damaged housing in Cunene, Moxico and Kuando Kubango areas where damage to homes has been the most extensive.

"With …

09 May 2008 description

Angola - IOM programmes to provide non-food and shelter assistance to vulnerable flood-affected households in the south-eastern Kuando Kubango province have received new backing from the United Nations' Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and from the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development (SDC).

The USD 273,000 CERF funding will allow IOM to distribute additional shelter materials, including corrugated iron sheeting and tarpaulins, as well as blankets, clothes, hygiene and cooking items to some 20,000 beneficiaries living in the municipalities of Mavinga, Rivungo, Calai …

16 Jun 2007 description

Angola - IOM teams working in Angola's Eastern Moxico province have started distributing seed kits to some 2,300 particularly vulnerable families living in the remote Cazombo district, which suffered the brunt of last February's devastating floods.

This initiative, funded by the Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance, aims to enable vulnerable flood-affected households to help them produce their own food in order to reduce the need for food aid support.

16 Mar 2007 description

IOM's relief effort to victims of flooding in the remote Cazombo district, in Angola's eastern province of Moxico is gaining momentum.

Sixteen tons of urgently needed corrugated iron sheets purchased with funding from the UN's Central Emergency Revolving Fund (CERF) are being flown today and tomorrow onboard an Angolan military plane from Luanda to Cazombo, some 200 kilometres from the Zambian border.

"The corrugated iron sheets will be distributed by IOM staff to vulnerable families, mostly internally displaced people, demobilized soldiers and returnees in …

07 Mar 2000 description

by Jean-Philippe Chauzy, IOM Spokesperson