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Madagascar + 2 more

Swaziland: Weather forecasting and disaster management

MBABANE, 25 July (IRIN) - The unreliability of the weather forecast is an old joke. But in Southern Africa, where cyclones and droughts have wreaked havoc, the ability of national weather services to...

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Zimbabwe + 9 more

SADC Food Security Ministerial Brief: 10 Jun 2003

FOOD SECURITY RISKS CONTINUE DESPITE GOOD PRODUCTION Households and communities in the SADC region are considerably more vulnerable to food and livelihood insecurity today than they were a decade...

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Zimbabwe + 10 more

SADC Food Security Ministerial Brief: 9 May 2003

FOOD SECURITY PROSPECTS BETTER THAN LAST YEAR Cereal production estimates just released by SADC and FAO point to an improvement in the food security situation in several countries in comparison to...

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Mozambique

FEWS Mozambique Food Security Update: 29 Apr 2003

Highlights The main 2002/03 rainy season has come to an end in most of the country. The season has been marked by erratic rains, with long dry spells and periods of intense rainfall brought by...

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Afghanistan + 30 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 16 of 2003

This report includes: A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Jordan, (3) Iran, (4) Afghanistan, (5) Pakistan B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Republic of Congo, (3) DR Congo, (4)...

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Afghanistan + 24 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 15 of 2003

This report includes: A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Jordan, (3) Syria, (4) Iran, (5) Afghanistan B) West Africa: (1) Central African Republic C) Southern Africa: (1) Madagascar, (2)...

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Afghanistan + 30 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 14 of 2003

This report includes: A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq and neighbouring countries, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan, (4) Pakistan B) East and Central Africa: (1) Eritrea, (2) Ethiopia, (3) Burundi,...

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Mozambique

FEWS Mozambique Food Security Update: 31 Mar 2003

Highlights Food insecurity is increasing in Chicualacuala and other parts of Gaza, where people are surviving mainly on wild foods. The livestock ban, issued because of foot and mouth disease, is...

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Lesotho + 8 more

SADC Food Security Ministerial Brief: 28 Mar 2003

REGIONAL POLICY DIALOGUE AIMS TO IMPROVE FOOD SECURITY The Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) convened a Regional Dialogue on Agricultural Recovery, Food...

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Afghanistan + 17 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 13 of 2003

This report includes: A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iraq, (2) Iran, (3) Afghanistan B) East and Central Africa: (1) Eritrea, (2) Uganda, (3) DR Congo, (4) Burundi C) Southern Africa: (1)...

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Mozambique

Mozambique floods: Hope washed away

After drought, the deluge. Cyclone Japhet has left 50,000 people in Central Mozambique struggling to survive yet another natural disaster. Jennifer Abrahamson reports. Machanga, March 24 - Julieta...

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Iraq + 1 more

UMCOR Hotline 21 Mar 2003: Iraq, Mozambique

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 21 Mar 2003 UMCOR's response to Cyclone Japhet in Mozambique continues. In Inhambane province alone, 23,000 people have been made homeless. UMCOR is collaborating with...

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