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19 Nov 1998 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 19 November 1998 (IRIN) - The humanitarian community in Angola said on Thursday it was "extremely concerned" that intensified fighting between government troops and UNITA forces in the central highlands in recent days was making it difficult to sustain relief operations.

26 Jan 1998 description

Ref: DHAGVA - 98/0144

1. The UN Resident Coordinator in Maputo reports that the landslides occurred in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia on 20 January. According to the latest information, 47 people were killed, while another 40 remain missing in Milange district.

2. Heavy rains and landslides also interrupted connections between the provincial capital and smaller towns in Tete and Sofala province.

3. The Government's inter-sectoral brigade is presently in Milange district, assessing the situation.