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23 Apr 2019 description

This Situation Report is produced by OCHA Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa in collaboration with humanitarian partners. The Situation Report builds on Flash Updates #1 through #15 and provides detailed information on the situation and response by sector. The next report will be issued as of 24 April 2019.

HIGHLIGHTS

• More than 700 people were relocated from Beira to Guara Guara on 20 and 21 April. The relocations were reportedly organized and orderly, according to the Government and protection partners.

23 Apr 2019 description

Overview

  • This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 66 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

  • Cyclone in Mozambique

  • Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Lassa fever in Nigeria

  • Hepatitis E in Namibia

  • Chikungunya in the Republic of Congo.

23 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Currently, there are 77,003 people displaced and hosted in 66 accommodation/transit centres in Sofala, Manica, Zambezia and Tete;

  • UNICEF continues to support the functioning of numerous water systems in affected areas providing safe drinking water to 776,603 people, 82 per cent of the cluster total target.

  • UNICEF supports the operational deployment of mobile brigades which enabled more than 8,000 live-saving consultations to children under-five.

23 Apr 2019 description

70,610 persons Displaced across 69 evacuation sites as reported by INGC

77,019 persons Reported across 67 sites in Beira,
Dondo, Nhamatanda in DTM’s multisectoral location assessment

85,864 persons Provided with shelter assistance in Beira and affected areas (17,054 HHs)

Appeal Status

13% RECEIVED: $4.6M REQUESTED: 36.4 M

14% ASSISTED: 84,864 TARGETED: 600,000

HIGHLIGHTS

23 Apr 2019 description

Highlights

  • To date, 1,615 humanitarians are registered to access Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) Internet connectivity to enable them to do their work.

  • The ETC continues to provide connectivity in the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and 16x additional sites in Beira, as well as in Buzi, Grudja and Nhamatanda to support the increasing humanitarian response.

21 Apr 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• The number of internally displaced people living in accommodation centres was 77,003 people across 66 sites in Manica (32); Sofala (26); Tete (5) and Zambezia (3), as of 20 April.

• At least 240 people were relocated from Beira City to Guara Guara on 20 April, where most are temporarily staying in a collective site as they begin to rebuild their homes.

• At least 50 hard to reach areas have been reported in Nhamatanda, Buzi, and Chibabava districts.

1.85M People in need

21 Apr 2019 description
report Start Network

Summary

The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund Anticipation process.

19 Apr 2019 description

Efforts included hospital restoration and setting up health care tents

The work of Brazilian National Force agents in Mozambique was extended until May 7. The decision was made official Thursday (Apr. 18). Since April 1, 20 firefighters of the Brazilian National Force have been on a humanitarian mission to help the over 1.8 million Mozambicans affected by Cyclone Idai.

19 Apr 2019 description

This Situation Report is produced by OCHA Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa in collaboration with humanitarian partners.
The Situation Report, which covers the period 17 to 18 April, builds on Flash Updates #1 through #15 and provides detailed information on the situation and response by sector. The next report will be issued as of 20 April 2019.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Heavy rains and strong winds on 15 and 16 April have damaged roads and shelters in several locations.

18 Apr 2019 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USAID partner WFP reaches more than 1 million people in Mozambique with food and nutrition assistance

  • Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa launches $614 million appeal to fund recovery activities

  • Road access in Malawi improves, while authorities continue to repair key infrastructure used for the delivery of humanitarian assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

18 Apr 2019 description

This Situation Report is produced by OCHA Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa in collaboration with humanitarian partners. The Situation Report builds on Flash Updates #1 through #15 and provides detailed information on the situation and response by sector. The next report will be issued as of 18 April 2019.

HIGHLIGHTS

• More than 70,610 people remain displaced in 69 accommodation sites across Manica (32); Sofala (29);
Tete (5) and Zambezia (3), as of 16 April.

18 Apr 2019 description

More than 90 humanitarian organisations supported in 4 coordination centres, with over 775GB exchanged through TSF connections. Over 2,500 beneficiaries and 26 humanitarian calling operations with 89% of first calls since the disaster. These are the numbers after one month of operations in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, when TSF reaches the end of its mission.

However, these numbers are just the reflection of TSF’s main concern: its beneficiaries, be it humanitarian actors or affected populations.

18 Apr 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

Almost half of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR) have been affected by cholera outbreaks since the beginning of 2019. More than 8,258 cholera / AWD cases including 29 deaths have been reported in 10 countries in the region, with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.4%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Mozambique accounts for 69.5% (5,656) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Kenya at 16.3% (1,350).

17 Apr 2019 description

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Crisis Update - 17 April 2019

Background

A weather system that produced heavy rains flooded parts of Malawi in early March 2019, before developing into Cyclone Idai which struck Mozambique and Zimbabwe on 14-16 March, 2019.

Flooding in Malawi has displaced nearly 87,000 people in camps, with the district of Makhanga one of the worst affected areas, which remains an island, cut off from all road access.