OCHA Reports

18 Feb 2012
Flooding and Cyclone Situation Report No. 3

This report is produced by the HCT WG and covers the period from 10 to 16 February 2012. The next report will be issued on 23 February 2012.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

  • In total, an estimated US$17 million are required to provide humanitarian assistance to 33,485 households affected by the combined effects of storms and cyclone in the provinces of Zambezia, Gaza, Maputo, Inhambane and Nampula;

  • According to the Ministry of...

30 Jan 2012
Southern Africa Floods and Cyclones Situation Update# 1

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• Tropical Cyclone Funso is still in the Mozambique Channel, bringing rainfall to the coasts of Mozambique and Madagascar, but not expected to make landfall.

• More than 51,000 have been affected by flooding in southern Mozambique alone, and information is expected shortly on the impact of Tropical Cyclone Funso in central and northern Mozambique.

• In southern Malawi, rescue and evacuation operations are underway in...

15 Aug 2011
Flash Appeal Revision 2011

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

On 29 March, the Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN) declared a national emergency to respond to large-scale flooding in seven northern regions (Caprivi, Kavango, Kunene, Ohangwena, Omusati, Oshana, Oshikoto) and requested support from partners. At the onset of the floods, the GRN committed substantial resources to the response by providing 30 million Namibian dollars (approximately US$4.5 million1) and also established the Floods...

20 Jul 2011
Southern Africa Floods and Cyclones: Overview of 2010/2011 Rainfall Season, December 2010 to May 2011

This report was issued by the Regional Office for Southern & Eastern Africa (ROSEA). It covers the period January to May 2011.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

· In total, an estimated 708,000 people were affected by floods and/or storms in southern Africa this rainfall season, with 314,361 either displaced or evacuated and 477 people killed.

· In comparison with the previous four seasons, the 2010/2011 flood season was average in terms of number of...

22 Jun 2011
Situation humanitaire en République Démocratique du Congo - Note d’information hebdomadaire à la presse, 22 juin 2011

National

• Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (HCR) a célébré la Journée mondiale du réfugié 2011 sous le thème ‘1 seul réfugié privé d’espoir, c’est déjà trop’. Plusieurs activités ont été organisées à travers le pays. A Kinshasa, plus de 800 personnes ont effectué dimanche une marche de 10 kilomètres organisée en collaboration avec le club de marcheurs de Kinshasa pour marquer leur soutien à la recherche de solutions durables aux problèmes...