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Cyclone Dineo hits Mozambique and South Africa

Image courtesy of NASA.

Tropical cyclone Dineo hit the Inhambane Province in Mozambique on 15 February 2017. According to Al Jazeera, the winds were register at 130km/h, generating waves 6 meters high and causing heavy rains. Mozambican media reported that the cyclone has left 4 people dead. There is a high risk of flooding, as the area has already received above average rainfall during the last few months, which has affected tens of thousands of people.

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Eduardo Mondlane University

The Eduardo Mondlane University (Portuguese: Universidade Eduardo Mondlane) is the oldest and largest university in Mozambique. The UEM is located in Maputo and has about 27,000 students.

Website: http://www.uem.mz/

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Mozambique: UN-SPIDER/UNDP organize Workshop on Disaster Mapping

Participants of the UN-SPIDER training course "Disaster Mapping"

From 4 to 8 November 2013, eight organizations in Mozambique were trained on “Disaster mapping using space technology”. UN-SPIDER and UNDP-Mozambique jointly organized this training workshop which covered various disaster-related topics in Mozambique, a country that every two to three years suffers from floods and every 4 to 7 years from a drought event.

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Training: Disaster Mapping with Space technology

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NASA: EO-1 satellite captures floods in Mozambique

After days of torrential rain pushed the lower Limpopo River over its banks in late January 2013, flood water surrounded the city of Xai-Xai in southern Mozambique. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite captured this natural-color image on January 31.

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World Bank Mozambique

Since 1984, the World Bank has been providing development assistance to Mozambique, designing assistance based on the country’s needs and priorities, from economic stabilization in the 1980s, to post-war

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Mozambique

UNDP has worked in Mozambique since 1976, when the agreement of cooperation between UNDP and the Government of Mozambique was made. The Standard Basic Framework Agreement attached below was signed just after Independence in 1976, and establishes UNDP’s presence in the country.

The legal authority for UNDP’s programme, within the framework of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), is based on its Country Programme Document, which is approved by the UNDP Board, its Country Programme Action Plan and its Annual Work Plans.

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Mozambique Technical University (UDM)

The Technical University of Mozambique is currently conducting different research activities in disaster risk management.

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Mozambique National Institute of Statistics (INE)

INE is part of the Ministry of Finance of Mozambique (MF). INE is in charge of collecting census data and undertake regular surveys on different socio-economic related aspects.

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Mozambique National Directorate of Land Planning and Management (DNAPOT)

DNAPOT is part of the Ministry for Environmental Coordination of Mozambique (MICAO).

MICAO's website: http://www.micoa.gov.mz/

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Mozambique National Meteorology Institute (INAM)

INAM is part of the Ministry for Transportation and Communication (MTC). provides daily weather forecasts (twice a day) to the public and INGC. Next to this forecasts, seasonal outlooks (especially before the rainy season) on expected precipitation and cyclone activity are communicated to INGC and other departments.

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