04 September 2020 – State of Public Calamity declared

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The President of Mozambique

Overview: The President of the Republic declares the state of public calamity in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, as of September 7. So far the state of emergency is in place. With that, red alert will be activated.
Full details here: https://www.dw.com/pt-002/covid-19-estado-de-calamidade-p%C3%BAblica-declarado-em-mo%C3%A7ambique/a-54822206

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: “The situation of public calamity, which starts at 00:00 am on September 7, 2020 and has an indefinite duration as long as the risk of the Covid-19 pandemic remains “, announced Filipe Nyusi in his speech to the nation on Friday ( 04.09) at night. According to the President of the Republic (PR) of Mozambique, with this declaration the red alert will be activated, “which will light up whenever the existence of a threat that can turn into a disaster of great magnitude is confirmed” , he explains.”