Press releases and statement

Press releases and statement

One month on from Cyclone Idai, 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact

Children need urgent access to health, nutrition and water services to prevent malnutrition and disease outbreaks. Cholera cases approach 5,000.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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900,000 cholera vaccine doses arrive in Beira

The National Health Ministry has confirmed 1,052 cases of Cholera in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai. Nearly 900,000 doses of the Cholera vaccine, procured by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), arrived in Beira.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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Cyclone Idai: More than 1.5 million children urgently need assistance across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

UN children’s agency launches US$122 million humanitarian appeal amidst worst disaster to hit southern Africa in decades.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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Cyclone Idai: Life-saving water supply for children and families restored in Beira

UNICEF, UK aid and the Government are working to repair water systems in other parts of the disaster-affected zone.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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1 million children affected by Cyclone Idai and subsequent floods in Mozambique, actual numbers feared much higher

According to initial government estimates, 1.8 million people across the country, including 900,000 children, have been affected by the cyclone which slammed into the country last week.

For more information, please contact:

Gabriel Pereira
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: gpereira@unicef.org

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Tropical Cyclone Idai causing severe damage in Mozambique’s Sofala region

An estimated 600,000 people are affected of which 260,000 are children. Thousands are displaced, because their houses are destroyed.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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Photographs

High-resolution, professional photographs covering a wide range of issues affecting children are available for news organizations.

For information on how to order photographs, contact UNICEF Mozambique Communication team.

You can also browse our online archive at photo.unicef.org.mz.

Video

Video news packages are available from UNICEF for use by news journalists and current affairs broadcasters. These 10-, 15- and 20-minute Betacam video tapes highlight the plight of children around the world as well as UNICEF-supported programmes in support of children and their communities.

The sequences are shot by professional cameramen and edited loosely to give broadcasters the flexibility to re-edit. Tapes are provided with shot lists and story background. The audio is natural sync sound only.

Available footage includes video news packages with or without narration and PSAs. Footage is collected in the nearly 160 countries in which UNICEF works.

Click here to view a list of all available video news packages.

Public Service Announcements

Professionally produced PSAs, or TV spots, on significant themes and issues affecting children around the world are available in varying lengths and languages with an accompanying script that can be used 'as is' or tailored to fit the needs of your local community or broadcasting station.

Click here to view a list of all available PSAs.

How to order

For information on how to order these video packages in Mozambique, contact UNICEF Mozambique Communication team

All the material is provided free of charge.

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