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South Africa + 13 more

Disasters in Africa: the Case for Legal Preparedness

African communities have always been resourceful when adapting to their environment and today’s threats are forcing them to become ever more resilient. Development issues are high among their...

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Nicaragua + 3 more

When Weather Shifts Landmine Danger

Recent weather incidents highlight the danger caused by displaced antipersonnel mines In early August 2010, North Korean landmines drifted along streams between North and South Korea due to heavy...

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Mozambique + 1 more

Swaziland: Regional benefits stressed in water agreement

This article is part of IRIN Special Reports on World Water Day Coinciding with World Water Day on 22 March, IRIN has produced a series of special reports focussing on water resource management...

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Afghanistan + 5 more

Water management in countries in crisis

A major factor in public health and food security Introduction Water - in the headlines This year water is in the headlines more than ever: 2003 has been declared International Year of Freshwater. ...

Mozambique

Preparedness pays off in Mozambique

Cyclone Japhet continues to batter southern Africa, but in Mozambique, victim of devastating floods in 2000 and 2001, casualties and damage have so far been kept to a minimum, largely as a result of...

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Mozambique

Preparedness pays off in Mozambique

by Solveig Olafsdottir in Maputo Mozambicans have learned through experience not to take news of cyclones lightly. The destruction caused by the two consecutive floods in 2000 and 2001 following...

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Mozambique

Mozambique Floods Feb 2003

At a glance Summary Many children in Mozambique find themselves trapped in a cycle of poverty with inadequate access to basic services in health and education, prone to food insecurity and vulnerable...

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Situation Report
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Mozambique + 1 more

Southern Africa: Focus on disaster mitigation

UNITED NATIONS Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] ...

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Mozambique

UNICEF Mozambique Situation Update 01 Oct 2002

Key Statistics on Mozambique An estimated 69.4 per cent of the total population of 17.0 million is living below the poverty line. Mozambique has one of the highest under-five mortality rates of the...

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Situation Report
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Lesotho + 5 more

Severe food shortage in southern Africa updated Sep 2002

As the fall approaches, concerns about the impending food crisis in Southern Africa grow. The numbers, familiar by now to many, are nonetheless staggering: 1.2 million metric tons of food needed, 13...

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Mozambique

USAID Fact Sheet: Assistance to Mozambique

*includes $.3 million from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) OBJECTIVE The objective of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) program in Mozambique is to promote private-sector led...

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Lesotho + 5 more

Severe food shortage in Southern Africa updated Aug 2002

As the fall approaches, concerns about the impending food crisis in Southern Africa grow. The numbers, familiar by now to many, are nonetheless staggering: 1.2 million metric tons of food needed, 13...

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Afghanistan + 18 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 31 of 2002

This report includes: (A) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Overview for Southern Africa Region, (2) Lesotho, (3) Malawi, (4) Mozambique, (5) Swaziland, (6) Zambia, (7) Zimbabwe, (8) Ethiopia, (9)...

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