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Abbreviations and acronyms

CCM - Mozambique Christian Council

CIG-UCM - Centro de Informação Geográfica da Universidade Católica de Moçambique (Geographic Information Centre of the Catholic University of Mozambique, Beira)

CVM - Cruz Vermelha de Moçambique (Mozambican Red Cross)

DiMP - Disaster Mitigation for Sustainable Livelihoods Programme

DNA - Direcção Naçional das Águas (National Directorate for Water Management representing the Ministry of Public Works and Housing),

DORCAS Aid - International Christian Aid and Development Organisation

ESMABAMA - A Catholic charity organisation working in four mission of southern Sofala (Estaquinha, Machanga, Barada and Mangunde)

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

FCF - Foundation Against Famine

GRC - Committee for Risk Management

GTZ - (Deutsche) Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (German Technical Cooperation Corporation)

INAM - Instituto Naçional de Meteorologia (National Institute for Weather Forecasting)

INE - Instituto Naçional de Estatistica (National Statistics Institute)

INGC- Instituto Nacional de Gestão de Calamidades (National Institute for Disaster Management)

KULIMA - Mozambican NGO working on agricultural and rural development

NGO - Non-governmental organisation

MADER - Ministério da Agricultura e Desenvolvimento Rural (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development)

MISAU - Ministério da Saúde Ministry of Health

ORAM - Rural Mutual Assistance (Mozambican NGO working on agriculture and Rural Development)

PMA - Programa Mundial para Alimentação (World Food Programme)

UCM - Universidade Católica de Moçambique (Catholic University of Mozambique)

UCT - University of Cape Town

UN - United Nations

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

UNEP/HABITAT - United Nations Environment Programme

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund

UNHCR - United Nations High Commission for Refugees

UNICEF - United Nations Children Fund

USA - United States of America

USAID - United States Agency for International Development

WFP - World Food Programme

WHO - World Health Organisation

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