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06 Jun 2008 description

The International Federation's Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent response to emergencies.

18 Feb 2008 description

Essential Information:

Total WFP Caseload: 258,000 - floods in the Center; 227,000 - drought in the South (until March)

Total food distributed: 15,300 metric tons (floods and drought response, Oct07- Feb08)

Staff assisting emergency response: 53 (including 11 international, 15 national UNV district Food Aid Monitors, 20 Country Office staff and 7 locally recruited national staff)

In country stocks: 3,950 mt (for emergency response, February distributions)

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13 Feb 2008 description

Essential Information:

Total WFP Caseload: 258,000 floods in the Center; 227,000 drought in the South

Total food distributed: 15,300 metric tons (floods and drought response, Oct0708 Feb08)

Staff assisting emergency response: 53 (including 11 international, 7 local recruitments, 15 national UNV district Food Aid Monitors and 20 Country Office staff)

In country stocks: 3,950 mt (for emergency response, February distributions)

1. HIGHLIGHTS

As of 12 February, approximately 21,488 households, 102, 213 people, have moved to resettlement centres as a result of the 2008 floods.

11 Feb 2008 description

Essential Information:

Total WFP Caseload: 471,000 ongoing relief (2007 floods, cyclone and drought recovery)

Total food distributed: 25,600 metric tons (emergency response, Feb-Dec 2007)

Staff assisting emergency response: 53 (including 11 international, 7 local recruitments, 15 national UNV district Food Aid Monitors and 20 Country Office staff)

In country stocks: 3,950 mt (for flood response, February distributions)

1. HIGHLIGHTS

As of 07 February, approximately 21,150 households, 100,600 people, have moved to resettlement centres as a result of the 2008 floods.

08 Feb 2008 description

Essential Information:

Total WFP Caseload: 471,000 ongoing relief (2007 floods, cyclone and drought recovery)

Total food distributed: 25,600 metric tons (emergency response, Feb-Dec 2007)

Staff on location: 53 (including 11 international, 7 local recruitments, 15 national UNV district Food Aid Monitors and 20 Country Office staff)

In country stocks: 2,444 mt (flood response, as of 28 January)

1. HIGHLIGHTS

As of 07 February, approximately 21,137 households, 100,599 people, have moved to resettlement centres as a result of the 2008 floods.

05 Feb 2008 description

Essential Information:

Total WFP Caseload: 471,000 ongoing relief (2007 floods, cyclone and drought recovery)

Total food distributed: 25,600 metric tons (emergency response, Feb-Dec 2007)

Staff on location: 53 (including 11 international, 7 local recruitments, 15 national UNV district Food Aid Monitors and 20 Country Office staff)

In country stocks: 2,444 mt (flood response, as of 28 January)

1. HIGHLIGHTS

As of 02 February, approximately 20,845 households, 99,248 people, have moved to resettlement centres as a result of the 2008 floods.

30 Mar 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in over 183 countries.

In Brief

This Bulletin (no. 2/2007) is being issued for information only, and reflects the situation and the information available at this time. The Federation is not seeking funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time.

23 Mar 2007 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 185 countries.

In Brief

This Bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the situation and the information available at this time. The Federation is not seeking funding or other assistance from donors for this operation at this time.

19 Feb 2007 description
report UN Children's Fund

Major Developments

The Cahora Bassa dam discharge rate remained stable at 5,500 m3/s as of 18 February.

As of 18 February, the National Institute of Disaster Management (INGC) estimates that approximately 120,791 people have been displaced due to the floods. An estimated 70,925 people are currently in the accommodation centres and 49,866 in the resettlement centres that were established after the 2001 floods.