February 7 2013
Nestlé is working with the International Red Cross in Mozambique to
help more than 200,000 families affected by floods in the country.
The company is donating over 450,000 litres of bottled water and more
than 10 tonnes of Nido fortified milk powder to people in the
Severe floods recently hit South and Central Mozambique as a result of
torrential rain in South Africa
In the Mozambique capital of Maputo, several bridges, roads and schools
have been seriously damaged.
Distribution of supplies
Diogo Victoria, Managing Director of Nestlé Mozambique,
will present supplies to the Red Cross in the cities of Xai-Xai and Quelimane, at an official
Nestlé trucks will
transport the bottled water to areas in Gaza
province, while the milk powder supplies will be distributed to people in Zambezia province.
kits including water, rice, maize flour, oil, sugar and soap will also be
Nestlé employees in Mozambique
will also be donating clothing, shoes and school material to the International
Red Cross in the country.
The employees have not been directly affected by the floods.
Read more about Nestlé’s work with the International Red Cross:
Nestle and the IFRC
sign a new partnership renewing their collaboration until 2013
Water and sanitation
IFRC partnership, Côte d’Ivoire