UN Pledges Flood Aid for Mozambique

The United Nations has announced it will allocate more than U.S.$5 million to provide basic provisions for hundreds of thousands of people who were affected by flooding in the southern part of the country.


  • Mozambique Under Water

    enews Channel
    enews Channel
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    27 January 2013

    South Africa's neighbouring country is warning of a national catastrophe as floodwaters continue to rise. With the number of casualties increasing, ... see more »

  • Mozambique: Living On the Roof, Waiting for Rescue

    World Vision Africa, 28 January 2013

    The scenario is bleak and chaotic. Hundreds of people are spending nights along the road without shelter, clothing and food in Guija district, one of the most affected by floods in ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Water Level Falls but Situation Remains Grave

    AIM, 29 January 2013

    Flood waters are receding in the city of Chokwe, in the southern Mozambican province of Gaza, but authorities have warned that it is still too early for citizens to return home. read more »

  • Mozambique: Flooding Creates Displacement Crisis

    UNIRIN, 28 January 2013

    The Mozambican government and aid organizations are struggling to respond to the needs of 150,000 people displaced by recent flooding in the country's southern Gaza Province. read more »

  • Mozambique: Flooding Displaces 70,000

    AIM, 26 January 2013

    Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Friday declared that the challenge facing Mozambicans now, particularly those who have lost all their possessions in the current flooding in ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Floods - Evacuation Continues in Limpopo Valley

    AIM, 25 January 2013

    The Mozambican government is mobilizing two light aircraft to assist in rescue operations for people surrounded by flood waters in the Limpopo basin, particularly in the districts ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Flood Raises Limpopo to Near Record Levels

    AIM, 24 January 2013

    The flood surge that hit the southern Mozambican town of Chokwe on Wednesday pushed the level of the Limpopo river to 9.8 metres, not far short of the highest levels ever recorded ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Flood Surge Approaches Xai-Xai

    AIM, 24 January 2013

    The city of Xai-Xai, capital of the southern Mozambican province of Gaza, could face serious flooding at the weekend, warns the National Water Board (DNA). read more »

  • Mozambique: Floods - Chokwe Under Water

    AIM, 24 January 2013

    A massive flood surge down the Limpopo River hit the town of Chokwe, in the southern Mozambican province of Gaza, on Wednesday morning. read more »

  • Mozambique: Limpopo Flood Damages Electricity Exports

    AIM, 23 January 2013

    Flooding on the Limpopo River, in the southern Mozambican province of Gaza, has damaged the electricity transmission lines from the Cahora Bassa dam on the Zambezi to South Africa, ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Despite Rains, Health Situation Stable in Maputo

    AIM, 23 January 2013

    The Maputo City health authorities on Wednesday guaranteed that, despite the torrential rains of last week that flooded several of the city’s neighbourhoods, the health ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Floods - Red Alert for South and Centre

    AIM, 22 January 2013

    The Mozambican government on Tuesday declared a red alert for the southern and central provinces of the country, following alarming rises in the levels of several of the major ... read more »

  • Mozambique: At Least Four Lives Lost in Limpopo Basin

    AIM, 23 January 2013

    The rise in the level of Limpopo has already claimed at least four lives in the southern Mozambican province of Gaza, according to data published by the country’s relief ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Severe Flooding Likely in Limpopo Basin

    AIM, 22 January 2013

    As heavy rains continue to fall over southern Mozambique, serious flooding in the Limpopo Valley is feared. read more »

  • Mozambique: Rivers Rise in Southern and Central Mozambique

    AIM, 21 January 2013

    Thanks to moderate to heavy rains in the upstream countries, particularly South Africa, the Limpopo River reached flood alert level at the measuring station in Combumune, in the ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Rainy Season Death Toll Stands At 35

    AIM, 19 January 2013

    Since the start of the Mozambican rainy season in October, 35 people have died in storms, according to figures released on Friday at a meeting of the government’s Disaster ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Maputo Prepares for More Heavy Rain

    AIM, 18 January 2013

    Maputo is bracing itself for further heavy rain this weekend, on top of the 157.8 millimetres that fell on Tuesday. read more »

  • Mozambique: Maputo Council Pledges to Help Victims of Storm

    AIM, 18 January 2013

    Maputo Municipal Council on Friday began screening all the families who lost homes and property in the torrential rains that hit the city on Tuesday. read more »

  • Mozambique: Rainy Season Death Toll Stands At 12

    AIM, 17 January 2013

    The known death toll in the current rainy season now stands at 12, according to Mozambique’s relief agency, the National Disasters Management Institute (INGC). read more »

  • Mozambique: At Least Six Deaths, and 572 Displaced By Storms

    AIM, 15 January 2013

    So far this year at least six people have died in severe storms in Mozambique and 572 have been displaced from their homes, according to Rita Almeida, spokesperson for the ... read more »

  • Mozambique: Storms Destroy 344 Houses in Nampula

    AIM, 4 January 2013

    Heavy rains destroyed at least 344 houses in the northern Mozambican province of Nampula in the last ten days of December, according to a report in the Beira daily paper ... read more »

Floods have driven thousands of Mozambicans from their homes (file photo).