Mozambique

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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Mozambique - Training Course

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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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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 Regional Administration of Waters in the South (ARA-Sul)

ARA-Sul is the water agency responsible for the river basins in southern Mozambique, including the trans-boundary flood prone rivers Limpopo and Maputo. It is strongly involved in the hydrological modelling including water availability, dam operation and flood forecasting.

Website: http://www.ara-sul.co.mz/

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Mozambique National Cartography and Remote Sensing Centre (CENACARTA)

CENACARTA (National Cartography and Remote Sensing Centre) is an independent centre under the Ministry of Agriculture.

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Mozambique Institute of Agricultural Research (IIAM)

IIAM, Mozambique's Institute of Agricultural Research, is part of the Ministry for Agriculture of Mozambique. It is mainly involved in disaster management activities through the provision of important baseline data sets. This includes a national soil map as well as information on land suitability for crops.

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