Mozambique Appeal No. MAAMZ001: Report 2006-2007

Situation Report
Originally published


This report covers the period of 01/01/2006 to 31/12/2006 of a two-year planning and appeal process.

In a world of global challenges, continued poverty, inequity, and increasing vulnerability to disasters and disease, the International Federation with its global network, works to accomplish its Global Agenda, partnering with local community and civil society to prevent and alleviate human suffering from disasters, diseases and public health emergencies.

In brief

Programme Summary: The Mozambique Red Cross Society1 (CVM) is implementing a food security programme, combined with water and sanitation (WatSan) interventions, in drought prone regions as well as a HIV and AIDS programme, mainly focusing on prevention and home-based care (HBC). Support for the latter is provided through the Federation Regional Delegation in Harare under a consortium of donors. CVM is the implementing partner for the Disaster Risk Reduction programme funded by the British government's Department for International Development (DFID), through the Federation, for three years. In 2006, the National Society also implemented a community-based health programme (CBHC) with support from various bilateral and multilateral partners.

Goal: CVM aims to scale-up all its programmes - which include WatSan, CBHC, support to people living with HIV (PLHIV) orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and effective disaster preparedness - to reach more vulnerable people in all provinces of Mozambique. This will be achieved by strengthening the organizational capacity development and volunteer management, as well as efficient coordination, cooperation and strategic partnerships at all levels.

Needs: Total 2006-2007 budget CHF 4,610,048 (USD 3,791,158 or EUR 2,845,709), out of which 16.9 per cent covered.

For more detailed information on 2006 activities, please see Programme Update 1 and 2.

Programme Update no. 1:

Programme Update no. 2:

1 In Portuguese: Cruz Vermelha de Moçambique

Number of people we help: Approximately 452,383 people benefited from basic health care, improved conditions for deliveries, supply of essential drugs for the most common diseases, and access to health education. A total of 5,400 people have benefited from the WatSan project which covered clean water supply and sanitation, through construction of latrines and hygiene promotion campaigns. The disaster management programme reached thousands of people, mainly though emergency response programmes and community-based disaster preparedness initiatives.

Our Partners:

Red Cross Partners Summary of activities
ICRC Information, promotion of Humanitarian Values and Fundamental Principles.
Federation Technical support to all projects, coordination and management, finance management and control, monitoring and evaluation, OVC project since 2006 through Consortium funding.
American Red Cross Community-based health - keep up.
Belgian Red Cross Integrated community-based health, including HIV and AIDS and WatSan in Manica and Tete provinces.
British Red Cross Water and sanitation.
Canadian Red Cross Community-based health - distribution of ITNs.
Danish Red Cross Community-based health and care - Inhambane province
Community-based disaster preparedness - in Zambézia and Inhambane.
Finnish Red Cross Community-based health and care -Cabo Delgado (through the Federation) Nampula, Tete, Sofala, Gaza, and Maputo city and Zambézia provinces; bilaterally in Niassa Province.
Icelandic Red Cross Community-based health and care - Maputo province.
Netherlands Red Cross Disaster management - climate change.
Norwegian Red Cross Keep-Up Malaria (Preparation) - Manica and Sofala provinces.
Water and Sanitation - drilling rig.
Resource mobilization.
Organizational development.
German Red Cross HIV and AIDS, Water and Sanitation in Gaza.
Austrian RC Water and Sanitation in Sofala.
Spanish Red Cross HIV and AIDS in Maputo Province and Cabo Delgado, (finished in June 2006), Water and Sanitation - a new proposal has been submitted to the European Union.
Other Partners
Consortium funding (Irish, Swedish and Netherlands Embassies) HIV and AIDS.
DFID Disaster risk reduction.
World Food Programme Food distribution.
Government - National Aids Council (CNCS) HIV and AIDS - home-based care in all provinces except Zambézia, Cabo Delgado, Niassa, Nampula.
WFP Food parcels to OVC and HIV and AIDS home-based clients.

For further information please contact:

Mozambique: Fernanda Teixeira, Secretary General, Mozambique Red Cross Society in Maputo; email:; telephone: +258 1 497 721; +258 1 490 943; mobile: +258 82 31 16 25; fax: +258 1 497 725

Zimbabwe: Françoise Le Goff, Head of Southern Africa Regional Delegation in Harare; email:; telephone: +263 4 70 61 55, +263 4 72 03 15; fax: +263 4 70 87 84

Geneva: John Roche, Federation Regional Officer for Southern Africa, Africa Department; email:; telephone: +41 22 730 44 00; fax: +41 22 733 03 95

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