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Reference : V-P-MZ-E-00378
Date : 2023
Country/Region : MOZAMBIQUE
Caption : Cabo Delgado province, Pemba, Mieze prison. ICRC staff members visit the detention facility to assess the detention conditions and provide assistance to the detainees.
Photographer : BATA, Fidelto
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : "The armed conflict in Cabo Delgado continues to exact a toll on civilians and civilian infrastructure. Humanitarian consequences linked to displacement, the destruction of infrastructure and loss of livelihoods continue.
"While about 834,000 people are still internally displaced, a total of 1 million people are extremely vulnerable due the impact of the conflict. Moreover, 420,000 people have returned to their places of origin across the province but find themselves similarly vulnerable to those still internally displaced. They face critical needs for livelihoods, shelter, water, food, and other emergency support.
"In May 2023, the ICRC opened its new office in Mueda to bring humanitarian assistance to people affected by the armed conflict in the north of Cabo Delgado and to develop a sustained humanitarian dialogue with weapon bearers there.
Across the province, in the first half of 2023, the ICRC, in collaboration with the Mozambican Red Cross (CVM), provided emergency assistance and livelihood support to help internally displaced people (IDPs) and returnees improve their living conditions.
"From January to June 2023:
"Visiting people deprived of liberty
• Visited 7 places of detention in Maputo, Cabo Delgado, Nampula and Manica provinces to support authorities in improving detention conditions, including treatment of detainees.
• Donated 26 hygiene kits to released detainees and covered transport costs of 16 others.
• Supported Mieze prison farm in Cabo Delgado through provision of an assortment of vegetable seeds, fertilizer, and farming tools, to produce 5,000 kg of vegetables to diversify the diets of the detainees.
• Rehabilitated the sewage system and water distribution supply in Mieze prison in Pemba."

Source: ICRC website, article 27/10/2023
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4032x3024
Orientation : landscape
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