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Malawi

ACT Development in Malawi

The ACT Development meeting took place on a small conference centre in Lilongwe, Malawi. It was a historical moment for the ecumenical family. Around the table, a variety of organisations were...

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Angola

Angola: Flooding brings surge in cholera

JOHANNESBURG, 1 April 2008 (IRIN) - Widespread flooding in southern Angola has been a major contributor to the 4,500 reported cases of cholera this year, of which 150 cases were fatal. According to...

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Namibia

Flood victims in North-West Namibia need food and shelter

11 March 2008 By Martina Schwikowski, International Federation The hardship of having lost her home is constantly on her mind, particularly when Victoria Nghono looks at her little grandchild playing...

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Namibia

Clinics cut off by flooding in North-West Namibia

10 March 2008 By Martina Martina Schwikowski, International Federation The small bridge is under water, it runs to both sides into huge flood plains covering the area up to the horizon leaving only...

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Zambia

Zambia: Most recent disaster declaration - floods

Since December 2007, heavy rains in southern Zambia led to flooding in Lusaka, Eastern, Western, and Southern provinces. The floods killed at least 10 people and displaced more than 34,000 others,...

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Zambia

UNICEF Zambia: Floods situation report No. 6 - 28 Feb 2008

I. Key Issues On 27th February, the Government-led Vulnerability Assessment Committee released a draft multi-sectoral flood impact rapid assessment report from 19 flood-affected districts of...

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Malawi + 7 more

Red Cross unites to support Southern Africa

Red Cross National Societies from around the world have pooled resources to help people suffering severe floods across southern Africa. More than 334,000 people are currently affected by floods in...

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Afghanistan + 5 more

CERF Newsletter Feb 2008

Forgotten crises to receive over $104 million In the first round of the 2008 allocations for underfunded emergencies, the CERF earmarked $104.3 million for UN agencies to carry out critical...

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Mozambique

Mozambique cholera outbreak - ActionAid response

20 February 2008 - As central Mozambique recovers from its worst-ever flood, emergency workers are trying to contain an outbreak of cholera which has affected more than 600 people in Mutarara...

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Mozambique

Mozambique floods: Situation Report No. 7

HIGHLIGHTS - Approximately 21,488 households (102,213 people) have moved to resettlement and transit centres, according to the Government's National Disaster Management Institute (INGC). - The first...

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Zambia

Zambia: Multilateral contribution

Rome, February 15, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 100.000 euros to WFP in...

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Mozambique

Fears that new flooding will batter Mozambique

Save the Children is urgently increasing its emergency response in Mozambiqueas fears grow that a new spate of flooding will batter the southern African country. A further 1,500 cubic metres of water...

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Mozambique

Oxfam responds to flooding disaster in Mozambique

Around 95,000 people have been made homeless by flooding along the Zambezi valley in southern Mozambique. Oxfam is working to protect public health among those who have been displaced. Early flooding...

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Mozambique

Mozambique: Most recent disaster declaration - Floods

Beginning in December 2007, heavy rains in central Mozambique, compounded by severe rainfall in the neighboring countries of Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, led to flooding along the Zambezi River...

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Mozambique + 2 more

MCC responds to flooding in Mozambique

Blurb: MCC responds to devastating flooding in Mozambique with relief supplies and more. By Marla Pierson Lester, a writer for Mennonite Central Committee. AKRON, Pa., Feb. 6, 2008 - Mennonite...

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