The ICRC helps people affected by armed conflict in Northern Mozambique by distributing much-needed emergency relief provisions and providing livelihood support to displaced and host communities. We also improve access to health care and water, restore family links, visit places of detention, promote respect for international humanitarian law and support the Mozambican Red Cross.

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In numbers

The ICRC's response in 2021

  • 57,000
    people from displaced and host communities in Cabo Delgado Province received emergency relief, including tarpaulins and essential household items, seeds and tools, fishing equipment, and cash assistance
  • 223,000
    people from both the displaced and host communities were benefited by the support to nine health centers including the infrastructure extension of seven of them in Pemba, Ibo and Montepuez districts, in Cabo Delgado Province.
  • 44,000
    people in Cabo Delgado Province, including on the Quirimbas Archipelago, had their access to water improved by the construction of water handpumps, new boreholes and urban network extensions
  • 10,990
    returnees and displaced people in 13 schools across the Central Provinces were benefited with the provision of school kits. The donation of furniture to two schools benefiting 672 students