Namibia Floods: Situation Report #6 – 4 May 2011

Report
from UN Country Team in Namibia
Published on 10 May 2011

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• The United Nations in Namibia continues to support Government’s response to the flood emergency in the affected regions, through the deployment of regional and international surge capacity.

• Water levels continue to recede according to the Hydrological Services of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry.

• The UN has received US$1.1 from the Central Emergency Revolving Fund (CERF) that will boost government and international humanitarian efforts in Namibia.

• There is improving access to health facilities and outreach points, though a number of unspecified cut off communities still face challenges in accessing health services with a risk of disease outbreak and malnutrition in children.