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.
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.
DNAPOT is part of the Ministry for Environmental Coordination of Mozambique (MICAO).
MICAO's website: http://www.micoa.gov.mz/
ARA-Sul is the water agency responsible for the river basins in southern Mozambique, including the trans-boundary flood prone rivers Limpopo and Maputo.
CENACARTA (National Cartography and Remote Sensing Centre) is an independent centre under the Ministry of Agriculture.
IIAM, Mozambique's Institute of Agricultural Research, is part of the Ministry for Agriculture of Mozambique.
The National Institute of Disaster Management (INGC), established in 1999, coordinates disaster risk management activities in Mozambique.
On 21 January, 2013 the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated to obtain satellite-derived maps for torrential rains and high winds in Mozambique.
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