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05 Jun 2015 description
Informal settlers are more exposed and vulnerable to displacement and are more likely to be relocated and excluded from the provision of durable housing assistance, finds IDMC report.
26 Oct 2012 description
report ACT Alliance
Appeal Target: US$ 505,271 Balance Requested: US$ 481,852 Geneva, 24 October 2012 Dear Colleagues, Floods and droughts have negatively impacted the food security situation of communities in Malawi. Results of the assessment by Malawi ACT forum members, coupled with results of a food security...
23 Aug 2012 description
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Lower cereal harvest in 2012 Maize prices rise following seasonable declines earlier in the year Food insecurity aggravated by production losses in 2012 in southern and central areas Cereal harvest decreases in 2012 compared to last year Harvesting of the 2012 main...
03 Mar 2012 description
Tropical cyclones frequently visit the southeastern African country of Mozambique. These severe weather systems bring high winds and heavy rains, causing widespread flooding and damage to houses, roads, crops, and livelihoods. In 2000, the country was unprepared for the impact of multiple cyclones...
15 Feb 2012 description
Tapiwa Gomo, Quelimane, Mozambique Following the cyclone and floods that ravaged Quelimane town and its outskirts, health officials have raised concern over the possibilities of cholera, malaria and diarrhoeal outbreak. Tropical Cyclone Funso swept across the coastal areas of Zambezia...
08 Feb 2012 description
By Tapiwa Gomo in Mozambique The local authorities in Namacurra in Zambezia Province, Mozambique are appealing for urgent humanitarian assistance following the tropical cyclone Funso which hit the coastal areas of the province in the districts of Nicoadala, Pebane, Maganja da Costa, Namacurra,...
30 Jan 2012 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES • Tropical Cyclone Funso is still in the Mozambique Channel, bringing rainfall to the coasts of Mozambique and Madagascar, but not expected to make landfall. • More than 51,000 have been affected by flooding in southern Mozambique alone, and information is expected...
25 Jan 2012 description
report IRIN
JOHANNESBURG, 25 January 2012 (IRIN) - Two tropical storms in quick succession in Mozambique in recent days have left at least 25 dead, tens of thousands affected by flooding, and communications infrastructure damaged. Tropical depression Dando, which made landfall on 16 January north of the...
21 Jan 2012 description
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES · Mozambique’s Technical Council of Disaster Management is considering issuing a Red Alert following the escalation of Tropical Storm Funso to a category three tropical cyclone. · Tropical Storms Dando, a category one storm with associated winds (up to 70km/h) and...