The Maratane refugee camp was the only official settlement for asylum seekers and refugee in Mozambique since 2003, hosting 6,559 refugees (2,133 households). The majority of refugees were from the Great Lakes Region, namely Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. The previous nutrition survey conducted in October 2010 found a stable level of acute malnutrition, but a high level of both chronic malnutrition amongst children, and anaemia amongst both children and adult women. UNHCR, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and WFP, conducted a nutrition survey in Maratane refugee camp between 22 and 30 September 2012.
This data is the anonymous version of the data collected for the 2012 survey. See details on the specific objectives of the survey and survey methods in the report.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
Unit of Analysis
Household and individual
v2.1: Edited, cleaned and anonymised data.
The scope includes:
- food security
- mosquito net coverage
- water, sanitation and hygiene
- nutritional status of infants and children under 5
- women aged 15 to 49 years
Health and Nutrition
Malaria Prevention and Control
Water Sanitation Hygiene
Maratane refugee camp, Mozambique
all refugee households living in the camp
Producers and sponsors
Ministry of Health
Simple random sampling
Raw survey weights are included in the dataset (see survey_weight), and were calculated by dividing the total number of households/individuals in the sample frame by the size of the sample for each module.
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
UNHCR Global Data Service Statistics and Demographics Section