Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)3.30 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.3.40 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.3.60 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.2.80 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.1.0No constraintsExtreme constraints
Mozambique is experiencing the lasting effects of extreme climate, weather conditions and ongoing conflict. Most of southern Mozambique is facing drought like conditions for the third consecutive year, coupled with above-average rainfall resulting in a 70% decrease in average crop production. Current food prices are also above average.?
In Cabo Delgado, continued violence has impacted food insecurity with thousands displaced unable to access their typical livelihood activities. The total number of people facing Crisis food insecurity (IPC Phase 3+) is 665,580, almost 30% of the population, with access and information gaps severely impacting a proper assessment.?
2.9 million people will face Crisis and above levels of food insecurity (IPC 3+) in January-March 2021. This is an increase from the period October-December 2020, with 2.7 million in IPC 3+. Insecurity as a result of conflict in Cabo Delgado province, poor basic infrastructure, and the impact of natural hazards are challenging access to those in need of assistance.?