Mozambique Humanitarian Emergency

A woman kisses her son on the cheek.
UNFPA/Amancio Vilankulos

As result of tropical Cyclone Dineo, category 3 that hit coastal province of Inhambane in Mozambique, February 2017, over 70 Health facilities with 52 maternities were affected, losing its roof, destruction of equipment, loss of medicines and others. UNFPA identified needs of 150,000 people as target group for reestablishment of health services and sexual and reproductive health. Presently a CERF funded project is undergoing project on sexual and reproductive health which targets 86,761 women in reproductive age group, adolescent and young people and sexually active men. UNFPA provided Dignity Kits to 1000 vulnerably women among Internaly Displaced Pelople in central provinces of Sofala and Manica and 1,000 afected by Dineo Cyclone.

Country Population: 28 mil
Level of Crisis:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - 01 January 2016
UNFPA Mozambique

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2017

  • People Reached
    Total people reached with all types of SRH services
    People reached with Dignity Kits
    Total people reached with all types of GBV services
  • Services delivered
    Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)
    Maternity health facilities/tents/homes operationalized with UNFPA support
    Dignity Kits distributed
  • Capacity building
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    Personnel trained on Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care
    Health personnel trained on gender-based violence case management

Emergencies updates and resources

  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.
  • L1: Humanitarian crises in which the national and international resources available in the affected country are sufficient for the required response.
  • L2: Humanitarian crises requiring significant support from neighbouring countries, regional organizations and possibly humanitarian agency headquarters.
  • L3: Major, sudden-onset humanitarian crises requiring mobilization across the humanitarian system.
  • Crisis levels are determined by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, a forum of UN and non-UN humanitarian partners.