ExxonMobil supports humanitarian response in Mozambique
MAPUTO, Mozambique – ExxonMobil Moçambique, Limitada donated 112,000 liters of potable water to the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGD) and various other items in response to the existing priority needs caused by cyclone Freddy and the impact across the country.
- 112,000 liters of potable water delivered to INGD and partners
- 2,000 menstrual pads and collectors distributed to 500 women
Through partnerships with civil society organizations VAMOZ, ADPP and the Government of Maputo Province, ExxonMobil further donated 532 mosquito nets, 500 capulanas and hygiene kits consisting of 1,500 menstrual pads and 500 reusable menstrual collectors that last up to 10 years. The kits also included 3,000 units of soap bars, toothbrushes, and toothpaste to reach the various women and persons impacted.
“As a member of this community, ExxonMobil is committed to supporting initiatives that address priority community needs. Through strategic partnerships with government authorities at local and national levels, as well as civil society organizations, we work collaboratively to mitigate the impact to communities caused by cyclone Freddy.” said Arne Gibbs, General Manager for ExxonMobil Moçambique, Limitada.
Cesar Tembe, National Director for Prevention and Mitigation at the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGD) stated that “The support provided by ExxonMobil is invaluable and contributes to the overall well-being of the population affected by the floods, inundation and cyclone Freddy in the country.”
ExxonMobil, one of the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. In Mozambique, ExxonMobil holds a 25 percent indirect interest in Area 4 and will lead the construction and operation of future natural gas liquefaction facilities. In addition, ExxonMobil was awarded the joint rights to negotiate the Angoche basin (A5-B) concession, as part of Mozambique’s fifth licensing round.
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