Nestlé supports flood aid effort in
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 region.
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
Managing Director of Nestlé Mozambique,
will present supplies to the Red Cross in the cities of Xai-Xai and Quelimane, at an official event.
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.
Basic food kits
including water, rice, maize flour, oil, sugar and soap will also be provided.
Nestlé employees in Mozambique will also be donating
clothing, shoes and school material to the International Red Cross in the
The employees have not been directly affected by
Read more about Nestlé’s work with
the International Red Cross:
and the IFRC sign a new partnership renewing their collaboration until 2013
and sanitation IFRC partnership, Côte d’Ivoire