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Mozambique: National Situation Report 8 Period covered: 15 - 28 July / Relatório da Situação Nacional 8 Período abrangido: 15 - 28 de Julho

Highlights

Cyclone Idai

 

  • The second round of the Oral Cholera Vaccination (OCV) has successfully concluded, a coverage of 95% was achieved,resulting in 814,081 people vaccinated.
  • There are 64 active resettlement sites in cyclone Idai affected provinces, hosting 77,152 individuals.
  • There continue to exist vulnerabilities in the access to basic health services for population in the resettlement areas.
  • Severe acute malnutrition and surveillance of pellagra cases are being reported into the EWARS for Sofala province.
  • General, weekly malaria cases reported in Idai affected districts are decreasing, with cumulative 104,850 cases registered since 27th March - 28th July 2019.

 

Cyclone Kenneth

  • The last suspected case of cholera was reported on the 18 th June 2019, as of end of Epi Week 30 on the 28 th July it hasbeen 40 days without new suspected cases.
  • Basic health services are still being provided from tents in districts of Ibo, Quissanga, Mucojo and Macomia.
  • Provincial Health Directorate Cabo Delgado has identified the worst cyclone affected areas as priority areas for health facility service recovery and cholera affected districts of Pemba, Mecúfi and Metuge areas as high-risk to public health.
  • Generally, weekly malaria cases in cyclone Kenneth affected districts continue to increase, with cumulative 53,047 cases registered as of 28th July.

 

 

Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
World Health Organization
Government of Mozambique - Ministry of Health
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Original Publication Date: 
04 Aug 2019
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Zambezia
Cabo Delgado
Manica
Tete
Sofala
Theme(s): 
Cholera
Early Recovery
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Malaria
Pellagra
Coordination hub(s): 
Beira
Chimoio
Maputo
Pemba
Disaster(s)/Emergency: 
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth - Apr 2019
Mozambique: Cholera Outbreak - Mar 2019
Tropical Cyclone Idai - Mar 2019