Mozambique: Cyclone Idai Responding Organisations Presence (Completed and ongoing as of 18 April 2019)
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.
There has been a significant reduction in the number of displaced people - with 73,296 people currently hosted in 70 accommodation centres; down from 142,327 people the week before.
A total of 4,979 cholera cases were recorded in Beira, Dondo, Buzi and Nhamatanda and the death toll has reached eight.
With UNICEF support, 814,293 people were vaccinated against cholera representing 99 per cent of the target population.
UNICEF continues supporting FIPAG (the water supply institution),
Government and operators to run water supply systems in affected areas providing drinking water to 771,856 people
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