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22 Oct 2013 description
Natural disasters, disease outbreaks, structural food insecurity and pest/locust infestations are compounded by a high level of poverty and economic and political instability.
09 Oct 2013 description
Production of rice and maize has been badly hit by erratic weather and a locust invasion. A further 9.6 million people are at risk of food insecurity, say two United Nations agencies.
15 Feb 2013 description
A storm system has formed in the Mozambique Channel, which has the potential of causing heavy rains across much of central and northern Mozambique, exacerbating flood conditions.
08 Feb 2013 description
Government resources are limited and levels of relief stocks low while more rain and flooding are expected until the flood and cyclone season ends in April. OCHA's latest situation report provides updates on the affected countries.
01 Feb 2013 description
Heavy rains brought by the tropical storm Felleng combined with a high tide resulted in severe flooding and caused extensive devastation to coastline areas and widespread structural damages to infrastructure.
30 Jan 2013 description
So far, five people have been killed and 804 have been displaced, but no reports of significant damage have been received.
29 Jan 2013 description
The region enters the critical period of the rainfall season, and high river levels across the region indicate that more flooding can be expected.