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06 Mar 2008 description

By Chris Herlinger/ACT International

NEW YORK, March 6, 2008 - Calling the current humanitarian situation in Mozambique a "very serious problem" that has not yet received the international attention it deserves, an official with ACT member Christian Council of Mozambique, responding to the worst flooding in the southern African country in nearly a decade, has underlined the need for expanded international support in responding to the floods.

Continued and massive displacements of people, as well as outbreaks of cholera and other diseases are among the problems facing areas …

26 Feb 2008 description

Following heavy rains and flooding in Mozambique, the government reports that 258,000 people require immediate food aid, water and sanitation assistance, and basic survival emergency kits.

18 Jan 2008 description

Funds Sent To: Ecumenical Committee for Social Development (CEDES), ACT Mozambique Focal Point Agency

Amount Sent :        US$ 46,648

Date: 18 January 2008        

Details of Response

Emergency: Flooding in Central & Southern Provinces in Mozambique

Date of Emergency: January 2008

Implementing partners: Ecumenical Committee for Social Development (CEDES), Lutheran World Federation (LWF), and Christian Council of Mozambique (CCM)

Details of the Emergency: Following heavy rains in Mozambique and in neighbouring countries, the …

11 Jan 2008 description

Geneva, January 11, 2008: Following heavy rains in Mozambique, regions along the Zambezi, Buzi, Pungue and other rivers are under an emergency flood situation. The government of Mozambique has announced a red alert level, triggering the launch of emergency activities in the country.

13 Feb 2007 description

Funds Sent To: Ecumenical Committee for Social Development (CEDES)

Amount Sent : US$ 50,000

Date: 13 February 2007

Details of Payment

Emergency: Floods in Mozambique

Date of Emergency: February 2007

Implementing partners: Ecumenical Committee for Social Development (CEDES), Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Christian Council of Mozambique (CCM)

Details of the Emergency:

Heavy rains in neighbouring countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe have forced the Cahora Bassa Dam in Mozambique's Tete Province above capacity levels, causing major floods that displaced …

18 Aug 2006 description

A message from the ACT Coordinating Office

22 Dec 2005 description


Appeal Target: US$ 1,642,930
Balance Requested from ACT Alliance: US$ 1,051,680

Geneva, 22 December 2005

Dear Colleagues,

22 Nov 2005 description

Geneva, November 22, 2005 - The situation in rural areas of Mozambique stemming from a prolonged drought, as in several other countries in eastern and southern Africa, has been deteriorating in the last several months. Added to the drought conditions is a list of economic, social and health factors that feed on and exacerbate each other, quickly sending many rural communities in particular in a downward spiral.

21 Mar 2005 description


Appeal Target: US$ 350,968

Balance Requested from ACT Alliance: US$ 162,834

Geneva, 21 March 2005

Dear Colleagues,

07 Apr 2004 description


Appeal Target: US$ 595,030
Balance Requested from ACT Alliance: US$ 2,295,783

Geneva, 7 April 2004

Dear Colleagues,

23 Sep 2002 description


Appeal Target: US$ 3,424,153
Geneva, 23 September 2002

Dear Colleagues,

30 Jan 2002 description


Appeal Target: US$ 430,003
Geneva, 30 January 2002

Dear Colleagues,

The Lutheran World federation -- Mozambique program proposes to enhance its emergency preparedness and that of other ACT members in the country and the region. The focus will be on strengthening communities in preparedness and disaster mitigation. The programs will also train the local and regional ACT members on the use of the Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Minimum standards in order to improve the emergency response programs in the Southern African region.

12 Mar 2001 description


Appeal Target: US$ 1,985,873
Balance Requested from ACT Network: US$ 1,283,864

Geneva, 12 March 2001

Dear Colleagues,

08 Mar 2001 description

Geneva, 08/03/01 - Action by Churches Together (ACT) International is struggling to bring relief materials to the flood hit areas in the central parts of Mozambique. Bad road conditions make relief operations difficult.