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17 Mar 2004 description
report IRIN

JOHANNESBURG, 17 March (IRIN) - Concern is growing in Southern Africa over the risk of serious flooding during the current rainy season which could further exacerbate food shortages.

25 Jul 2003 description
report IRIN

MBABANE, 25 July (IRIN) - The unreliability of the weather forecast is an old joke. But in Southern Africa, where cyclones and droughts have wreaked havoc, the ability of national weather services to coordinate and properly analyse data collection is deadly serious.
"Daily weather information is well disseminated in the 14 countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), and to a certain extent understood, but it is debatable whether [the advice] is followed," SADC consultant Sipho Dlamini told IRIN.

17 Jul 2003 description

Mozambique emerged devastated from centuries of colonial neglect and three decades of civil war. In 1995 it ranked as the poorest nation on the planet. Only 42% of its 20 million people can read. Most live below the poverty line and are dead by 37.

19 Jun 2003 description
report Direct Relief

Member Organization Direct Relief's Thomas Tighe identified as spokesperson

10 Jun 2003 description

FOOD SECURITY RISKS CONTINUE DESPITE GOOD PRODUCTION

09 Jun 2003 description

Mozambique has established a "poverty observatory" to monitor its national plan to reduce one of the world's highest levels of deprivation. The observatory will collect and analyze data on poverty to track the plan's progress.

03 Jun 2003 description


Appeal Target: CHF 3,400,000 (USD 2,446,214 or EUR 2,336,657)
Period covered: January - April, 2003

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 180 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

In Brief

Appeal coverage: 16.7%; See attached Contributions List for details.

Outstanding needs: CHF 2,832,634 (USD 2,080,524 / EUR 1,919,779)

30 May 2003 description

Living Together is a community-based programme in Tete province, Mozambique that supports the rising numbers of older people who are bringing up orphans. It helps them to make ends meet and send the children to school. HelpAge International has developed this two-year programme with UNICEF.

09 May 2003 description


FOOD SECURITY PROSPECTS BETTER THAN LAST YEAR

25 Apr 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan, (4) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) DR Congo, (3) Eritrea, (4) Ethiopia, (5) Kenya, (6) Rwanda, (7) Sudan, (8) Uganda

C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Guinea

D) Southern Africa: (1) Angola, (2) Lesotho, (3) Madagascar, (4) Malawi, (5) Mozambique, (6) Namibia, (7) Swaziland, (8) Zambia, (9) Zimbabwe

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

F) Latin America and the Caribbean: (1) Colombia, (2) Cuba, (3) Peru

17 Apr 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Jordan, (3) Iran, (4) Afghanistan, (5) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Republic of Congo, (3) DR Congo, (4) Eritrea, (5) Ethiopia, (6) Rwanda, (7) Somalia, (8) Sudan, (9) Uganda

C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Liberia, (3) Sierra Leone, (4) Guinea

D) Southern Africa: (1) Malawi, (2) Tanzania, (3) Madagascar, (4) Angola, (5) Mozambique, (6) Zambia, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Swaziland, (9) Lesotho

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

14 Apr 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Jordan, (3) Syria, (4) Iran, (5) Afghanistan

B) West Africa: (1) Central African Republic

C) Southern Africa: (1) Madagascar, (2) Mozambique, (3) Zimbabwe, (4) Zambia, (5) Malawi, (6) Angola, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland

D) Asia: (1) DPR Korea, (2) Cambodia, (3) Indonesia

E) Latin America and the Caribbean: (1) Bolivia, (2) Colombia, (3) Ecuador, (4) Honduras, (5) Venezuela

F) Eastern Europe and the Caucasus: (1) Armenia, (2) Albania, (3) Serbia and Montenegro

04 Apr 2003 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq and neighbouring countries, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan, (4) Pakistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Eritrea, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Burundi, (4) DR Congo, (5) Uganda

C) West Africa: (1) Côte d'Ivoire, (2) Liberia, (3) Sierra Leone, (4) Guinea, (5) Mauritania

D) Southern Africa: (1) Madagascar, (2) Mozambique, (3) Zimbabwe, (4) Zambia, (5) Malawi, (6) Tanzania, (7) Angola, (8) Namibia, (9) Lesotho, (10) Swaziland

E) Asia: (1) DPR Korea

28 Mar 2003 description

This report includes:

28 Mar 2003 description


REGIONAL POLICY DIALOGUE AIMS TO IMPROVE FOOD SECURITY

24 Mar 2003 description

After drought, the deluge. Cyclone Japhet has left 50,000 people in Central Mozambique struggling to survive yet another natural disaster.

21 Mar 2003 description


This report includes:
A) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan

B) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Eritrea, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Sudan, (4) Burundi, (5) Uganda

C) Southern Africa Region: (1) Mozambique, (2) Madagascar, (3) Zambia, (4) Zimbabwe, (5) Angola, (6) Namibia, (7) Malawi, (8) Swaziland, (9) Lesotho

D) West Africa Region: (1) Central African Republic, (2) Côte d'Ivoire

E) Asia Region: (1) DPR Korea

F) Latin America and Caribbean Region: (1) Ecuador, (2) Nicaragua, (3) Colombia

21 Mar 2003 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 21 Mar 2003

14 Mar 2003 description


This report includes:
(A) Eastern and Central Africa Region: (1) Ethiopia, (2) Eritrea, (3) Burundi, (4) Republic of Congo, (5) Uganda, (6) Rwanda

(B) Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Mozambique, (3) Madagascar, (4) Zambia, (5) Zimbabwe, (6) Malawi, (7) Angola, (8) Namibia, (9) Swaziland, (10) Lesotho

(C) West Africa Region: (1) Côte d'Ivoire (2) Liberia (3) Sierra Leone (4) Guinea

(D) Asia Region: (1) DPR of Korea, (2) Indonesia

(E) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Pakistan, (3) Palestinian Territories