Mozambique + 1 more

DFID Response to Southern Africa (Chart) 03 Mar 2000

Cost (£)
Assessment missions
2 DFID humanitarian specialists were deployed to Mozambique during the initial stages of the disaster. In collaboration with already present DFID staff, they conducted rapid assessments and liaised with the Mozambique authorities and humanitarian organisations in the field over priority needs. They returned to the UK on 22 February. A DFID humanitarian specialist was redeployed to Mozambique on 28 February.

Support to the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination Team (UNDAC)
Support for WFP helicopter and boat relief operations

Direct provision of 3 Puma, 1x C-King, 1 x Bell 212 and 2 MI8 helicopters

Secondment of two logisticians into WFP to assist with tasking and coordination of flights

4 Puma helicopters and support from MoD

RAF St George: 4 x SeaKing helicopters (will reach Mozambique in 9 days)





A consignment of over 400 tents was flown from our own stockpile to Maputo, for distribution by the Red Cross.

Further consignment of 400 tents will be flown to Beira

Emergency Rescue Team
100 inflatable craft + 57 O/B motors
39 x 20 and 10 man self inflating life rafts
15 boat operators from IRC
15 Boat operators from UKFSSAR
RNLI - 7 boats and 8 persons
plastic sheeting for emergency shelter
Deployment costs from the UK
Support to the UN Agencies and NGOs
Contributions to the Office of Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): £20,000 for Mozambique and £10,000 for Botswana, for the procurement of emergency relief items and logistical support

Contribution to the UNICEF consolidated appeal for Mozambique covering access to sanitation facilities, care and re-settlement of displaced people, resumption of school activities and provision of health services and epidemiological surveillance .

Contribution to UNICEF (via BHC Gaborone) for the provision of blankets to be distributed to the flood affected area (£26,000); and directly to UNICEF to support their water and sanitation activities (£27,000).

Contribution to the IFRC to provide assistance to 6000 people

Contribution to the International Red Cross (IFRC) consolidated appeal for Mozambique and Botswana towards the provision of emergency potable water, shelter and rehabilitation of housing and essential non-food items.

Contribution to World Vision provide basic survival items in the first instance and then subsequently items to help people repair their flood damaged homes

Support through Oxfam for water and sanitation needs for communities in the Limpopo and Save Valley

Support through ActionAid For basic survival items, shelter, water & sanitation, health and education for flood affected communities in Manhica and Marracuene Districts.

Support through Save the Children Fund for immediate relief items and health support









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