The floods caused by the Tropical Cyclone IDAI has affected 3 million people in the Republics of Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe leaving 839 people dead, and this figure continued to rise as the rains stopped and water subsided. To date, over 201,476 people (Table 1) have been displaced and about 317 camps established. A total of 2,347 people have been reported injured and over 300 people are still missing in the affected countries.
Almost one month on, 1 million children are in need of humanitarian assistance following Cyclone Idai’s impact in Mozambique, according to UNICEF.
• The Ministry of Education has provided 50,000 books and 50,000 pencils to students impacted by the crisis.
• Nearly 1.1 million people had received food assistance as of 13 April and distribution of seeds for the winter harvest was underway in Sofala province.
• More than 2,100 children (6-59 months) have been screened for acute malnutrition in the accommodation centres for displaced people, as of 13 April. Out of these, 62 had severe acute malnutrition and 131 had moderate acute malnutrition, who have been referred for treatment
Cependant depuis le début du mois de décembre, une augmentation importante de l’incidence des nouveaux cas est observée particulièrement le long du corridor vers le grand centre urbain de Butembo (zones de santé de Butembo et Katwa) et au-delà dans la zone de santé de Kayna située à environ 150 km de Goma. Par ailleurs, des foyers actifs ont émergé vers le nord notamment dans les zones de santé de Komanda et Oicha.
299 deaths have been recorded and 329 people are still missing, according to the Government.
• Latest assessments indicate that the homes of some tens of thousands of people have been destroyed or damaged beyond habitability. Most of these people are staying with hosts in the extended community.
• Revised Flash Appeal requires US$294 million to respond to the drought and Cyclone Idai.
• Food Cluster partners have so far assisted an estimated 30,000 people in the worst-affected areas of Chimanimani and Chipinge.
• Access to a sufficient quantity of water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene has been restored for 43,000 people.
• Eight clusters have been activated to bolster the humanitarian response effort in support to the Government of Zimbabwe,