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Angola + 4 more

Southern Africa: Concerns over regional flooding

JOHANNESBURG, 17 March (IRIN) - Concern is growing in Southern Africa over the risk of serious flooding during the current rainy season which could further exacerbate food shortages. According to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Early Warning Unit, many…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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 coordinate and properly analyse data collection…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Mozambique

The fast one comes to Mozambique

Mozambique emerged devastated from centuries of colonial neglect and three decades of civil war. In 1995 it ranked as the poorest nation on the planet. Only 42% of its 20 million people can read. Most live below the poverty…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
MAF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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 ago. This is illustrated by the impact of the 2002 food crisis…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
SADC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Mozambique

Mozambique sets up 'observatory' to aid drive against poverty

Mozambique has established a "poverty observatory" to monitor its national plan to reduce one of the world's highest levels of deprivation. The observatory will collect and analyze data on poverty to track the plan's progress. UNDP is supporting the observatory…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNDP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Mozambique

Mozambique: How to keep children in school: Support the grandparents

Living Together is a community-based programme in Tete province, Mozambique that supports the rising numbers of older people who are bringing up orphans. It helps them to make ends meet and send the children to school. HelpAge International has…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HelpAge
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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 the same time last year. Zimbabwe,…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
SADC
Posted:
09 May 2003
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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 Security and Trade Policies in Southern Africa from 26-27 March 2003…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
SADC
Posted:
28 Mar 2003

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 Henrique believed she had found a way to exorcise the almost biblical…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WFP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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