Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA)


Highlights 2012

  • ROSA provided support during emergencies in Angola, Comoros, Lesotho, Madagascar and Malawi.
  • Various information management (IM) and reporting products assisted the international humanitarian community in decision-making related to crises in the region.
  • Simulation exercises were used to transfer knowledge and test country contingency plans and tools, including OCHA’s Minimum Preparedness Package (MPP).

Residents of Brickaville, Madagascar, collect water at a Red Cross distribution point after a cyclone. © OCHA/Tomas de Mul