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11 Feb 2013 description
report Government of Italy

The Italian government has donated €200,000 for the victims of flooding in the province of Gaza in southern Mozambique. In a communiqué issued by the Embassy of Italy in Maputo, the Italian government announced its intention to make the donation available through the World Food Program (WFP) in response to the recent flooding that has hit that Mozambican province particularly hard.

Food security

03 Jan 2012 description
report Government of Italy

03 January 2012

To provide access to safe healthcare to mothers and newborns is the aim of a project for the city of Beira in Mozambique designed by the NGO known as Doctors with Africa CUAMM. The Italian Cooperation has decided to finance the project, entitled “Maternal and neonatal health in the district of Beira” with a contribution of €500,000.

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10 May 2011 description
report Government of Italy

10 May 2011

The new hospital in Caia (district to the north-west of Beira, capital of Sofala Province and Mozambique’s second city) will soon be opening its doors. The imminent opening is thanks to the agreement signed on 7 May 2011 at the Provincial Government headquarters in Beira, by President of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Lorenzo Dellai, Italian Ambassador, Carlo Lo Cascio, and the Governor of Sofala Province, Carvalho Muaria.

24 Dec 2008 description
report Government of Italy

Rome December 24, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 200.000 to FAO to finance the Regional FAO Office in Nairobi (REOA - Regional Emergency Office for Africa) activities, including coordination in emergency response in the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes regions, in close cooperation with twenty-four African countries.

Furthermore, the initiative "Initiative on Soaring Food Prices" is to facilitate the exchange of information on food safety among all …

31 Jan 2008 description
report Government of Italy

Rome January 31, 2008 -  "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs  through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed  with a financial amount of 200.000 euros to WFP in response to urgent  humanitarian assistance for the population in Mozambique, struck by the damages of the recent floods.

06 Mar 2007 description
report Government of Italy

1) Items delivered to Beira from the United Nations Logistic Basein Brindisi, Italy, on march 2.

The operation, which has been co-ordinated by the Emergency Office of General Direction for the Development Co-operation (DGCS) of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs costs a total amount of 250,000 USD.

This is the first humanitarian flight provided by a donor to Mozambique Government which lands in Beira since the start of the floods.

The cargo plane DC-10 has flown to some 36 metric tons of relief aid, including 7,500 jerry cans, 5,500 blankets, 70 multipurpose tents, 70 …

02 Mar 2007 description
report Government of Italy

Following the recent devastating floods in northern Mozambique, and in response to requests by the local government and the appeal of the international community, the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has arranged for four humanitarian interventions and an approximate total of one million euro in emergency humanitarian aid:

a flight carrying essential emergency goods valued at approximately €250,300, which, having arrived in Beira yesterday, are to be distributed by the local personnel of the Italian Cooperation Technical Unit, under the …

05 Mar 2001 description
report Government of Italy

Courtesy translation

Rome, 5 March 2001 - The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lamberto Dini, has given orders for a team of experts, headed by the Deputy Director General for Development Cooperation, Massimo Iannucci, to be sent to Mozambique, in order to address the new emergency resulting from the recent flooding in the north of the country.

The team will leave for Maputo this evening. Once they have made contact with the competent members of the Mozambican government, they will head for Beira where along with the local authorities, they will carry out an assessment of the situation …

04 May 2000 description
report Government of Italy

Rome, 4 May 2000 - The International Reconstruction Conference for Mozambique was held in Rome, Italy on 3 to 4 May 2000.

27 Apr 2000 description
report Government of Italy

Rome, 27 April 2000 - On 3-4 May, Rome will host the "Conference on Reconstruction and Reducing the Vulnerability of Mozambique". The Conference, which will be held in the International Conference Room of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will assemble representatives from donor countries and from the various international organisations that collaborate with Mozambique. The organisation of the conference was entrusted to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Mozambican government.

16 Mar 2000 description
report Government of Italy

Following the letter published in "La Repubblica" on March 12, in which Mrs Hofmann requests support for the centre she runs in Mozambique, I wish to make it known that the Italian Co-operation Task Force that has been set up in Maputo upon instruction of Foreign Minister Dini, has promptly satisfied that request. In agreement with Mrs Hofmann, a primary operation has been launched to meet the most urgent needs of the centre.

13 Mar 2000 description
report Government of Italy

The Task Force of Italian co-operation experts set up upon instruction of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lamberto Dini, at the Italian embassy in Maputo, following severe flooding in Mozambique, has returned to Beira, in the north of the country, where it has carried out further humanitarian operations by helicopter to assist the Catholic missions run by the Comboni fathers.

10 Mar 2000 description
report Government of Italy

Courtesy translation

Rome, 10 March 2000

The Farnesina underlines that in the wake of the tragic situation arising from flooding in Mozambique, a major humanitarian relief effort and resources have been mobilised by both the Italian Co-operation office as well as by Italy's voluntary services. In addition to the 12 billion liras already allocated by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lamberto Dini, the Farnesina is continuing to send emergency supplies to Maputo and Beira.

06 Mar 2000 description
report Government of Italy

Rome, 6 March 2000 - Upon instruction of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lamberto Dini, the Italian Co-operation office set up a task force yesterday, 5 March, at the Italian embassy in Maputo. It will be responsible for co-ordinating initiatives to assist the victims of the recent devastating flooding in the country and will also be entrusted with the task of carrying out an on-the-field investigation to assess the most immediate further needs.

03 Mar 2000 description
report Government of Italy

Rome, 3 March 2000 - The on-going Italian relief effort to assist flood victims in Mozambique is being stepped up. Operations are already underway to distribute the first spate of aid that has arrived in Maputo and Beira by two cargo planes. These flights were organised by the Development Co-operation department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

25 Feb 2000 description
report Government of Italy

Rome, 25 February 2000 - Given the serious emergency that has arisen in Mozambique due to recent flooding and a violent hurricane, Italy has responded promptly to the request for assistance from the Mozambican Authorities and the appeal from the United Nations to assist the populations affected.

Yesterday, February 24, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Lamberto Dini, decided to earmark 10 billion liras in favour of the African country. Half of those funds will be used for immediate-term emergency assistance projects to help the most vulnerable sectors of the population.