Mozambique lies along the eastern side of southern Africa. Like its neighbours, the country experiences a complex mix of social trends and natural disasters that contribute to high levels of vulnerability that negatively impact its development.
When disasters strike, Red Cross Red Crescent volunteers are often among the first to provide relief to the victims. But in most cases, we can save more lives and reduce more suffering if we can act before a disaster.
Alphabetical listing of details of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
It is widely acknowledged that disasters affect women, men, boys, and girls in different ways. Socio-economic conditions, traditional practices, and cultural beliefs, often mean that women and their children are disproportionately affected; facing increased risk of death, injury, loss of livelihoods and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).
The 2017 Asia Pacific Disaster Law Snapshot looks at the benefits of having a good disaster law, provides an overview of the ongoing and completed work of the Disaster Law Programme in Asia Pacific, and lists the resources and tools available.