Mozambique: Drought

The 2023-2024 El Niño has been one of the strongest on record, bringing below-average rainfall between October 2023 and February 2024 in southern and central Mozambique. It also brought average- to above-average rainfall to the northern part of the country. Prior to the current El Niño, 2.7 million people living in the drought-affected areas were already facing high levels of malnutrition. This is expected to worsen as conditions deteriorate. Through this Emergency Appeal, IFRC and its membership will support the Mozambican Red Cross (Cruz Vermelha de Moçambique) to reach 55,000 people (11,000 households) across Tete, Manica and Gaza provinces.

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People line up for a food distribution following a prolonged period of drought in Mozambique.
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