Southern Africa

Documento Exploratório sobre a Resposta Nacional ao HIV em Situações de Emergência em Moçambique: Utilizando os Estudos de Caso de Gaza e Zambézia

Moçambique é frequentemente palco de emergências humanitárias que incluem secas, cheias, ciclones, conflito e doenças epidémicas, entre outros. Este estudo exploratório foi realizado em 2017 no âmbito da “Resposta Nacional ao HIV em Situações de Emergência em Moçambique”. O estudo concluiu que existe uma carência de preparação e coordenação nos departamentos do Governo e outras entidades, e no sistema de acção humanitária da ONU que impossibilita estas agências de responder adequadamente às necessidades e desafios da prevenção gestão do HIV em contextos de emergência humanitária.

Migration Emergency Funding Mechanism (MEFM) for Ebola Emergency Response in North Kivu (DRC)

In order to strengthen the collective response to the Ebola outbreak according to the current strategic response plan (v2.1) and considering the most recent calls for support from the Ministry of Health and key partners, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has started to reinforce and expand its current operations in Eastern DRC.

Early Action in Response to the 2018 Plague Outbreak in Madagascar

This project aims to provide WASH emergency assistance to save living of the vulnerable population by guaranteeing the sanitation of villages and urban cities and education on hygiene and sanitation. The project will complement/continue other ongoing interventions in the field of health and WASH. It will be conducted in parallel whenever possible to maximize the impact and efficient use of resources.

Strengthening Capacity for Comprehensive National HIV Response in Humanitarian Settings in Mozambique

This project aims to have two components, this proposal will focus on the first component of a broader intervention to capacitate government and relevant actors on strengthening the HIV response during humanitarian interventions. The first phase of this project will be a workshop organized at the central level. IOM will conduct a workshop, at the central level, to help participants develop the contingency planning they need to be able to continue to provide HIV related services in humanitarian situations (i.e., a flood, an earthquake, violence, etc).

HIV Awareness Efforts Focus on Key Land Corridor between Mozambique and Malawi

IOM Mozambique launched a series of radio programmes focusing on HIV prevention along the Nacala transport corridor, one of the major thoroughfares, which links the port of Nacala on the northern Mozambican coast to Blantyre in Malawi.The series – titled “Mukwaha n'Ekumi" meaning "travel safe" in the local language – falls under the UN HIV Joint