07 July 2023
Mozambique: impact of the five-year conflict in Cabo Delgado
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In October 2017, violence erupted in Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, when armed men occupied the city of Mocimboa da Praia for two days and attacked three police stations, killing 17 people. The report aims to analyse the drivers of conflict in northern Mozambique, particularly in Cabo Delgado province, and their humanitarian impact. The report also includes an overview of people’s coping mechanisms following the conflict.
21 March 2023
Mozambique: Flooding in the central provinces
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On 11 March 2023, Cyclone Freddy made its second landfall as a severe tropical cyclone on Mozambique’s Zambezia province. It brought heavy rains across Manica, Niassa, Sofala, Tete, and Zambezia provinces, affecting more than 250,000 people.
23 February 2023
Mozambique: flooding in Maputo province and city
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Heavy rains between 7–11 February 2023 resulted in large-scale flooding across the southern region of Mozambique, particularly Maputo province and city. As at 18 February, more than 43,000 people were affected, including over 16,500 displaced people and ten recorded deaths.
22 December 2022
Ripple effects of the conflict in Ukraine: truths and myths
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This report provides a commentary on relevant datasets as it examines trends related to the economic effects of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine on selected countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
24 March 2022
Mozambique: Tropical cyclone Gombe
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As at 22 March 2022, the cyclone had affected over 488,000 people and displaced around 23,400. The number of those affected will likely increase to 580,000 in five provinces: Manica, Nampula, Tete, Sofala, and Zambezia. The main needs are livelihood and education.
17 February 2021
Mozambique: Tropical Cyclone Eloise
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Tropical Cyclone Eloise reached the coast of Mozambique on 23 January. It affected Sofala, Manica, the southern part of Zambezia, Inhambane, and Gaza provinces. About 314,000 people have been affected, including more than 20,000 people who are living in 31 temporary accommodation centres in Sofala and Inhambane provinces.
29 June 2020
Mozambique: Conflict escalation in Cabo Delgado
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A violent insurgency in Cabo Delgado province since 2017 has affected more than 600,000 people anddisplaced more than 200,000 across the province. More than 700,000 people are in need of humanitarian assistance as of June 2020. Conflict has escalated in 2020, with four district capitals temporarily overtaken by insurgents since March.
08 April 2020
Mozambique: Insecurity in Cabo Delgado
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The escalation of insurgent activities in Mozambique’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado is deteriorating the humanitarian situation of affected populations in the area. More than 11 of the 16 districts in the province have witnessed incessant attacks, about 350 since October 2017, with a significant rise in the death toll.
29 April 2019
Mozambique: Tropical Cyclone Kenneth
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Tropical Cyclone Kenneth made landfall on the evening of 25 April 2019, about 100km North of Pemba city, Cabo Delgado province. It is estimated that 740,000 people have been exposed to winds of around 220km/h, and preliminary government estimates indicate that 163,000 people were directly affected.
27 March 2019
Mozambique: Tropical Cyclone Idai, Update II
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Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall on the city of Beira, central Mozambique on 14 March affecting Sofala, Zambezia, Tete and Manica provinces, bringing wide-spread destruction across parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. So far there are 1.85 million people affected, including nearly 127,500 people displaced and sheltered in 143 accommodation centres.
19 March 2019
Mozambique: Tropical Cyclone Idai, Update I
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Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall on the evening of 14 March, on Beira city in central Mozambique. Reports estimate that 600,000 people in Sofala, Zambezia, Tete, Niassa, Manica and Inhambane provinces have been affected and are in need of humanitarian assistance.
15 March 2019
Mozambique: Tropical Cyclone Idai
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Tropical Cyclone Idai that developed from a tropical depression beginning on 9 March made landfall on the evening of 14 March through Beira city, Sofala province, central Mozambique. 600,000 people are estimated to be affected. Heavy rains and flooding over recent days have already affected 141,000 people, displaced 17,100 and killed 66 people.
08 February 2017
Mozambique: Floods in central and southern provinces
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Since the beginning of January 2017, heavy seasonal rains have been affecting central and southern provinces in Mozambique. 44 people have died and 79,000 have been affected. The Mozambican authorities issued an orange alert for the provinces of Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane and Nampula, yet areas of Tete and Sofala provinces have also been affected.