OCHA Reports

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...

30 May 2011
Southern Africa - Regional Food Security Update, May 2011

Lesotho · The preliminary findings of the Post Disaster Needs Assessment show that the agricultural sector is the most affected by the heavy rains. It is anticipated that in the second half of the year food security will deteriorate significantly.

Madagascar

· In the South, harvest of maize and peanuts was good compared to last year. · Price of fuel has risen by 2%.

Malawi

· Harvesting of maize crops have started throughout the country...

04 May 2011
Southern Africa Flood and Cyclone Situation Update #13

This report was issued by the Regional Office for Southern & Eastern Africa (ROSEA). It covers the period 13 April to 03 May 2011.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• In northern Namibia, flood waters are subsiding and no new flood waves are developing. However, the number of people affected by the floods continues to increase as new information is received from previously inaccessible areas. Current estimates of the number of people affected are between 300,...

04 May 2011
Situation humanitaire en République Démocratique du Congo - Note d’information hebdomadaire à la presse, 4 mai 2011

National

• Dans le cadre de la révision de la carte du 4ème cycle du Cadre intégré de classification de la sécurité alimentaire (IPC), 12 ateliers provinciaux se sont tenus du 12 au 16 avril 2011 dans toutes les provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo (sauf Kinshasa). Ces ateliers avaient pour objectifs d’actualiser les analyses en sécurité alimentaire faites en septembre 2010, d’estimer la population en situation de crise alimentaire et de moyens d’...