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SADC Regional Humanitarian Floods Appeal in Response to Tropical Cyclone IDAI

Southern African Development Community, (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.

Malawi: Floods - Situation Report No. 3 (as of 7th April 2019)

Government of Malawi, UN Resident Coordinator for Malawi, (2019)

Relief assistance has been deployed to affected districts. 12 UN agencies with over 90 partners have assisted over 90,000 households, affected by the floods • Surge support has arrived in-country to support critical sectors, including shelter and displacement tracking, protection, coordination, early recovery and logistics. • Emergency Operations Centres were established in Lilongwe and Blantyre to better support and coordinate the on-going response.

Southern Africa: Cyclone Idai Snapshot (as of 26 March 2019)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), (2019)

Flooding caused by the Tropical Cyclone Idai weather system since early March has affected nearly 3 million people and caused at least 678 deaths in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

UNICEF Malawi Humanitarian Situation Report - Flood Situation Report: No.2 (22 March 2019)

UN Children's Fund UNICEF, (2019)

From 05-08 March 2019, heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Idai led to severe flooding in the southern region of Malawi in one of the worst tropical storms in the region on record. An estimated 868,895 people, including 443,136 children, have been affected by the flooding, with over 85,000 people displaced. Many of the displaced are sheltered in schools, and lessons for children have been severely disrupted. UNICEF is deploying 48 tents to shelter the displaced population. With UNICEF support over 4,500 flood-affected people have been given access to sanitation facilities after portable toilets were installed at Bangula and Namicheni displacement camps

Malawi: Cyclone Idai Displacement Population - IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix - 22 March 2019

International Organization for Migration IOM, (2019)

Since the beginning of March 2019, Malawi has experienced flooding and sustained heavy rain caused by the Tropical Cyclone Idai weather system. According to IOM Malawi, 81,613 households (HH) have been affected across four districts in the south of the country, specifically Chikwawa (12,755 HH), Zomba (29,892 HH), Phalombe (22,848 HH) and Nsanje (16,118 HH).

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