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04 Dec 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

Armed Islamist Group Attacking Villages in Cabo Delgado Province

(Johannesburg) – Mozambique security forces have been implicated in serious abuses while fighting an armed Islamist group in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.

Since August 2018, the security forces have allegedly arbitrarily detained, ill-treated, and summarily executed dozens of people they suspected of belonging to an armed Islamist group.

01 Dec 2018 description

Slow start of the 2018/19 agriculture season due to erratic and late start of rainfall

Key Messages

01 Dec 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

21 Nov 2018 description

In Numbers

324 MT of food assistance distributed

US$ 240,072 in cash-based transfers

US$ 5.2 million net funding requirements for six months (November 2018 – April 2019) representing 64% of total needs

55,091 people assisted in October 2018

Operational Updates

19 Nov 2018 description

Overview

For countries like Mozambique malaria isn’t just a killer; it’s an affliction. The disease sends thousands to an early grave every year, but the damage goes much further.

01 Nov 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Nov 2018 description

Food assistance needs are likley to increase through the peak of the lean season

Key Messages

26 Oct 2018 description

Blog Post by John Campbell

Ongoing negotiations between FRELIMO and RENAMO, which had resumed in 2016 following some armed conflict, have been suspended; the sticking point between the two movements appears to be the disarmament of RENAMO and the recent elections earlier this month, whose results RENAMO disputes.

23 Oct 2018 description

In Numbers

649 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 235,686 cash-based transfers made

US$4.5 six months (October 2018 – March 2019) net funding requirements, representing 64% of total

101,727 people assisted in September 2018

Operational Updates

18 Oct 2018 description
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Key Results

The latest IPC acute food insecurity situation analysis (June 2018 with projections up to September 2018) covered 36 districts of 7 Provinces. According to the results, 531,476 people in 19 districts were classified to be in "Crisis" (IPC phase 3) and in need of urgent interventions to protect their livelihoods, reduce food shortages and increase their resilience to extreme events.

18 Oct 2018 description

Journalists, priests and civil society leaders are facing death threats and intimidation following local government elections at the weekend, Amnesty International said today.

The organization knows of at least eight individuals who have been targeted with anonymous phone calls and text messages accusing them of contributing to the defeat of the ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) in Nacala-Porto and Nampula cities in the northern province of Nampula.

29 Sep 2018 description

Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes likely to prevail in southern and central regions through the lean season

Key Messages

29 Sep 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

05 Sep 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

03 Sep 2018 description

BY MARISHA RAMDEEN

Enhancing women’s participation in the national agenda on peace and reconciliation in Mozambique.

01 Sep 2018 description

Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes persist amidst a limited second season harvest

31 Aug 2018 description

Operational Updates

• WFP is maintaining its services for treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) in Northern Mozambique for children under 5 and Pregnant/Breastfeeding Women. This support has provided a positive impact in the region by further supporting the provincial health directorate (DPS) in extending their reach to the communities based in districts identified as most “at risk” during the last Acute Malnutrition IPC analysis (June 2018).

23 Aug 2018 description

Executive Summary  

Mozambique is prone to recurrent natural hazards, namely, droughts, earthquakes, floods, tropical storms (cyclones), and tsunamis. Sixty percent of the population lives along the coastline and are vulnerable to tropical storms.1 The recurrent natural hazards, according to the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC), have been increasing in number and magnitude since 1960.   

15 Aug 2018 description

In Numbers

1,269 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 306,366 cash based transfers made

US$3.7 million six months (January-June 2018) net funding requirements, representing 64% of total

179,258 people assisted in July 201

Operational Updates