Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
- Somalia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Somalia: Drought - 2015-2018
Maps & Infographics
Mozambique - IOM, in collaboration with the Government of Mozambique, will conduct a four-day training-of-trainers programme next week (9-12/9) in Maputo on improving protection assistance to migrants transiting the country.
Mozambique is a transit country for African migrants and asylum seekers hoping to reach South Africa. The majority come from Ethiopia, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Mozambique - En collaboration avec le gouvernement du Mozambique, l’OIM mettra en œuvre un programme de formation de formateurs de quatre jours la semaine prochaine (du 9 au 12 septembre) à Maputo, sur l’amélioration de la protection et de l’aide aux migrants en transit dans le pays.
Le Mozambique est un pays de transit pour les migrants et les demandeurs d’asile africains qui espèrent atteindre l’Afrique du Sud. La majorité sont originaires d’Ethiopie, de Somalie et de la République démocratique du Congo.
UNHCR OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Upon the request of the Minister of Interior, UNHCR carried out a physical verification exercise in Maratane, Nampula and Maputo of asylum-seekers whose cases are pending endorsement by the Minister and submission to the National Eligibility Committee (CCR). In June, the CCR is to hold two sessions for the first time since 2012 to adjudicate cases of 843 persons.
In June, UNHCR together with IOM organized a National Consultation on Mixed Migration as a preparation to the 2014 MIDSA.
Posted on Tue, May-27-2014
Mozambique - IOM and UNHCR yesterday hosted a meeting with key stakeholders to discuss the national response to mixed migration challenges in Mozambique. The meeting was part of the preparations for the 2014 regional Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa (MIDSA) conference, which will focus on mixed and irregular migration.
1) Heavy downpours over the past few weeks have caused the overflowing of the Licungo River across the Zambezia province of northern Mozambique. The flooding has negatively affected the livelihoods of many residents of the Namacura and Maganja da Costa districts. Light rains are expected during the next week, which could sustain oversaturation and worsen conditions on the ground.
- Despite active tropical system activities over the Mozambique Channel during - - February, eastern southern Africa has continued to experience dryness.
- Heavy rainfall was observed across the Lake Victoria region and southern Ethiopia during the past week.
NAMPULA, 14 September 2011 (IRIN) - Fahir Mohamed sold her gold jewellery to raise the US$1,000 fee for her and her husband to be smuggled by boat from the southern Somali port city of Kismayo to Mombasa in Kenya and then on to Palma in northern Mozambique. The couple had decided to flee their home in the southern town of Barawa and leave their three young children with Mohamed's mother, after an attack on the family by Al-Shabab militia.
"My plan was just to get peace and a life," Mohamed told IRIN. "We were just running from that fighting."
NAMPULA, 14 September 2011 (IRIN) - Mohidin Adam Ibrahim, 27, arrived at Maratane refugee camp in Mozambique's Nampula Province in February 2010, but is still awaiting a decision on his refugee status. He told IRIN about his journey there.
GENEVA - The UN refugee agency is gravely concerned over the recent shooting of four Somali asylum-seekers by the police in Mozambique.
The fatal incident, which took place on April 29, was confirmed to UNHCR by its government counterpart in Mozambique, the National Institute for Refugee Assistance (INAR). The shooting reportedly occurred in the Cabo Delgado province, in a location called Namoto.
Mozambique has a democratic constitution and an estimated population of 22.4 million. President Armando Guebuza was reelected in October 2009 in a contest criticized by several national and international observers, including the EU and the Commonwealth, as lacking a "level playing field" and faulted for lacking transparency, integrity, impartiality, and independence.
Provide Basics of Food, Water, Shelter, and Safety to Displaced
(Johannesburg, June 5, 2008) - The South African government should ensure that 'temporary shelter sites' for homeless and traumatized victims of recent xenophobic violence comply with international standards, Human Rights Watch said today.
Anita makes its way through the Mozambique Channel
The first Tropical Storm of the South Indian Ocean season developed on November 30th and dissipated on December 2nd. With winds peaking at 45 knots, Anita was mostly a rain producer. Heavy rainfall fell over much of Tanzania, northern Mozambique and northern Madagascar. Anita never made landfall and was sheared apart in the middle of the Mozambique Channel.
Update of CPC Seasonal Outlooks at Four-Months Lead: December 2006 – February 2007 Forecasts
There is a slight tilt in the odds favoring above normal rainfall over portions of eastern and central South Africa, and, locally, over northern and southwestern Angola. There is a low to moderate tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall across northern Mozambique, and the southern half of Malawi.
JOHANNENSBURG, 6 April (IRIN) - Overcrowding in Mozambique's national refugee centre has forced the authorities to consider opening a second site to cope with the influx of asylum seekers.
Africa Weather Hazards Assessment Text Explanation December 11-17, 2003
Summary1 of published paper
Existing guidelines on emergency seed provisioning contain very little practical advice on how to determine whether or not relief seed inputs are needed by farmers affected by conflict or natural disaster. An increasing number of studies show that some emergency seed interventions have very little impact, relative to their high costs. Furthermore, the rationale on which such projects are based is now coming under question.
EL NIÑO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION (ENSO) DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION