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Zambia

Zambia: Lusaka floodwater has nowhere to go

LUSAKA, 4 February 2008 (IRIN) - The reason why Zambia's urban poor have had to wade through ankle-deep water for weeks on end is as much down to human error as the torrential rain that has hammered...

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Malawi

Malawi: Floods take homes and crops

BLANTYRE, 1 February 2008 (IRIN) - Torrential rain pelting Malawi since October last year has affected over 72,000 people, according to the government. Lillian Ng'oma, Secretary and Commissioner for...

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Mozambique

Italian aid to WFP for Mozambique

Rome January 31, 2008 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 200.000 euros to WFP in...

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Zimbabwe + 2 more

Floods worsening in Zambezi valley - Government

Zambezi valley and its catchment areas in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi have caused a rapid rise in the water levels in the upper reaches of the Zambezi river. In a statement on today, the ministry...

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Malawi

Malawi Red Cross appeals for continued flood operation support

by Mark South As flood waters in the south of the country threaten to remain until April, the Malawi Red Cross Society is appealing for donations to support the thousands of people affected. Having...

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Mozambique

Mozambique: Emergency Situation Report, 25 Jan 2008

Essential Information: Total WFP Caseload: 471,000 ongoing relief (2007 floods, cyclone and drought recovery) *See note in Target populations/beneficiaries Total food distributed: 25,600 metric tons...

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World + 33 more

Health action in crises - annual report 2007

This year, three key developments have influenced WHO's emergency work: 1) the increasing demands from Member States to strengthen WHO's emergency response operations; 2) the implementation of the...

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Zambia

ACT rapid response payment request no. 3/2008: Zambia

Funds Sent To: Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) Amount Sent : US$ 46,283 Date:18 January 2008 Details of Response Emergency: Floods in Mazabuka and Sinazongwe, Zambia Date of Emergency: January...

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Mozambique

Mozambique: Fears of a repeat of 2007 flooding

JOHANNESBURG, 4 January 2008 (IRIN) - As water levels continue to rise in Mozambique's main river systems, aid workers have expressed fears of a repeat of the 2007 flooding, the worst the country had...

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Indonesia + 2 more

Conflicts, disasters, and other crises - Second part

Medair Serves the Most Vulnerable -- In the second part of this feature article, we examine the disasters and other crises that contribute to the vulnerability of our beneficiaries. Disasters In the...

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Angola

Angola: Annual Appeal No. MAAAO001 2008-2009

This appeal seeks CHF 2,661,091 (USD 2,380,224 or EUR 1,612,782) to fund the planned programmes that are to be implemented in 2008-2009. Current context The gap between rich and poor in Angola,...

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Bangladesh + 7 more

AmeriCares 2007: Year in Review

In 2007, a number of disasters devastated communities and impacted the lives of people already struggling to survive on a daily basis. Most recently, a cyclone ravaged remote coastal towns in...

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