The death toll from Cyclone Idai’s landfall has reportedly risen to at least 84 and the President has said that it could rise above 1,000, according to media reports.
The European Commission allocated an emergency aid package of €3.5 million on 19/03. The funding will be used to provide logistical support to reach affected people, emergency shelter, hygiene, sanitation, and health care. Out of the aid package, based on needs, €2 million will be provided in Mozambique, €1 million in Malawi and €0.5 million in Zimbabwe.
Initial reports indicate significant damage to Beira and surrounding areas, including destroyed houses.
• Sofala, Manica, Zambezia and Inhambane provinces have been hardest hit by the cyclone’s path and the preceding tropical depression.
• An inter-agency assessment team, led by the National Institute of Disaster Management’s (INGC) Director, is on ground in Beira
Map shows the population (based on WorldPop at 100m resolution generating through AI) and the Flood Extents known as of 19/20 March 2019
The disaster and Red Cross Red Crescent response to date
9 March 2019: Tropical Cyclone Idai forms over Northern Mozambique Channel. CVM preparedness and early warning actions underway
13 March 2019: IFRC Surge Capacity is deployed to Maputo
14 March 2019: 342,562 Swiss francs allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to meet the immediate shelter, WASH and health needs of 1,500 households
15 March 2019: Tropical Cyclone Idai makes landfall in Beira,
17 March 2019: IFRC Surge Capacity arrival in Beira with CVM to conduct preliminary assessments.
19 March 2019: IFRC issues an Emergency Appeal for 10 million Swiss francs for 75,000 people for 12 months.
• At least 10 deaths reported, and 62,975 people were affected by the floods in Zambézia, Tete and Niassa provinces;
• At least 10,512 people are displaced in Zambezia, Tete and Niassa sheltered in 15 transit centers;
• At least 83,318 ha of crop area are flooded affecting 54,853 smallholder farmers;
• The Tropical depression in Mozambique channel evolved to Tropical storm called IDAI and will reach tropical cyclone stage in the coming days;
This document contains a series of desk reviews for the eight ENGAGE-TB priority countries supported by the Global Fund (DRC, Kenya, Indonesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan and Tanzania). The document provides a situation assessment and gap analysis about the state of community based TB activities in these countries. The focus on these eight countries was justified by the high prevalence of TB and the very high number of missed/unreported cases.
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