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17 Mar 2008 description

Mozambique has currently been affected by heavy floods along the Zambeze River. A Télécoms Sans Frontières team deployed at the beginning of February, and set up two emergency telecommunication centers in Caïa and Mopeia.

Children in MozambiqueAs part of the United Nations Emergency Telecommunication Cluster, we also let the satellite communication equipments at the disposal of the humanitarian community in Mutara. The first part of the mission is now over; it consisted to give them support, helping coordination and communication between the field and the organizations head offices.

07 Feb 2008 description

Pau, 7 February 2008 - A crew of emergency telecom specialists from Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is currently in Mozambique to strengthen aid agencies helping victims of the floods in the Zambezi River valley. The team deployed on Saturday 2 February from TSF's headquarters in France.

According to the government, almost 100,000 people have been displaced due to heavy floods provoked by recent heavy rains in neighboring countries.

06 Feb 2008 description

Une équipe de spécialistes en télécommunications d'urgence de TSF est actuellement au Mozambique pour renforcer les secours œuvrant auprès des populations victimes des inondations dans la vallée du fleuve Zambeze. L'équipe s'est déployée samedi 2 février depuis le siège international de l'organisation à Pau en France.

Selon les estimations du gouvernement, près de 100 000 personnes ont été déplacées en raison de la montée des eaux provoquées par les fortes pluies de ces dernières semaines dans les pays voisins.

20 Mar 2007 description

Weeks of heavy rains have triggered flash floods along the Zambezi river and its tributaries, washing away homes, bridges, livestock and crops in four central provinces (Tete, Manica, Sofala and Zambezia).

27 Feb 2007 description

Weeks of heavy rains have triggered flash floods along the Zambezi river and its tributaries, washing away homes, bridges, livestock and crops in four central provinces (Tete, Manica, Sofala and Zambezia).

Some 170,000 people have been displaced and at least 45 have died as a result of the flooding, the worst to hit the former Portuguese colony since the 2000-2001 floods that killed some 700 people and drove another half a million from their homes.

In southern Mozambique, authorities are still assessing the damage from Cyclone Favio, which came ashore on Thursday with winds of up to …

20 Feb 2007 description

Following the heavy floods which have been affecting the regions of Tete, Manica, Sofala and Zambezia for several weeks, the situation in Mozambique has deteriorated significantly over the recent days.

TSF's emergency crew notably composed of a volunteer from the Asian Institute of Technology (Laurent Simon, who also deployed to the Philippines in December 06) landed Thursday morning in the capital Maputo and was air-lifted to Caia on Friday.

15 Feb 2007 description

Following the heavy floods which have been affecting the regions of Tete, Manica, Sofala and Zambezia for several weeks, the situation in Mozambique has deteriorated significantly over the past 2 days. According to a recent report from the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC), 68 500 people are affected.

An emergency crew from Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) was sent to assess the needs in emergency telecommunications for the humanitarian community and affected civilians.

14 Feb 2007 description

Heavy floods in Mozambique have affected 68 500 people according to a report from the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC). TSF is deploying an assessment team in coordination with OCHA and UNICEF. The crew is carrying satellite communications and IT equipment. Once the assessment on needs for emergency telecoms has been conducted, one or several telecom centres could be installed in order to facilitate aid agencies operations in the affected areas. TSF's team will be arriving in Maputo, capital of Mozambique, on Thursday 15th.