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Cyclone Idai exposes the gap of disaster risk relief financing in Africa

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 21:01:00 +0200brookings (en)

The United Nations has classified Cyclone Idai as the worst tropical cyclone to have hit the southern Africa region in decades. The strong winds and torrential rains have put the region in a state of crisis, causing huge losses of life; flattening buildings; triggering massive floods that damaged....

Hunger stalks Mozambique after deadly cyclone destroys farmland

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 20:51:00 +0200herald (en)

MAPUTO. – Fulai Joaquim has enough food to feed his 10 children for another week, maybe two. Then, he says, it is in the hands of God. A cyclone ripped his cassava crop from the ground, leaving the roots to rot in the field, and the floods that followed washed away his maize.

Destructive cyclone leaves Mozambicans starving

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 18:59:00 +0200en-africanews (en)

Cyclone Idai tore through central Mozambique flooding an estimated 700,000 hectares of agricultural land leaving many farmers with nothing to harvest, plunging hundreds of rural communities into a food crisis. Fulai Joaquim has enough food to feed his 10 children for another week, maybe two.

High level cyclone taskforce set up

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 18:45:00 +0200chronicle (en)

Rumbidzayi Zinyuke / George Maponga, Harare Bureau. A high level Cyclone Idai reconstruction and resettlement taskforce has been put together to facilitate the effective resolution of challenges faced by the disaster management teams in the affected areas.

Hunger stalks Mozambique after deadly cyclone destroys farmland

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:22:00 +0200trust (en)

More than 700,000 hectares of farmland were flooded and food prices shot up after Cyclone Idai, leaving many rural communities facing crisis. By Stephen Eisenhammer. NHAMPUEPUA, Mozambique , April 1 (Reuters) - Fulai Joaquim has enough food to feed his 10 children for another week, maybe two. Then, he says, it is in the hands of God.

Hunger stalks Mozambique after deadly cyclone destroys farmland

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0200businessday (en)

Nhampuepua, Mozambique — Fulai Joaquim has enough food to feed his 10 children for another week, maybe two. Then, he says, it is in the hands of God. A cyclone ripped his cassava crop from the ground, leaving the roots to rot in the field, and the floods that followed washed away his maize.

Hunger stalks Mozambique after deadly cyclone destroys farmland

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:59:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

A cyclone ripped his cassava crop from the ground, leaving the roots to rot in the field, and the floods that followed washed away his maize. “There have been a lot of tears,” said Joaquim, 45, as he trudged past the small plots of land that hug the mud and stick homes of Nhampuepua, also destroyed by the storm.

Hunger stalks Mozambique after deadly cyclone destroys farmland

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 14:09:00 +0200yenisafak-en (en)

Fulai Joaquim has enough food to feed his 10 children for another week, maybe two. Then, he says, it is in the hands of God. A cyclone ripped his cassava crop from the ground, leaving the roots to rot in the field, and the floods that followed washed away his maize.

Hunger stalks Mozambique after deadly cyclone destroys farmland

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:37:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

By Stephen Eisenhammer. NHAMPUEPUA, Mozambique (Reuters) - Fulai Joaquim has enough food to feed his 10 children for another week, maybe two. Then, he says, it is in the hands of God. A cyclone ripped his cassava crop from the ground, leaving the roots to rot in the field, and the floods that followed washed away his maize.

Nyusi announces measures to mitigate disaster- AIM Report

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:59:00 +0200clubofmozambique (en)

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi, speaking in the ruined central city of Beira, on Thursday evening, announced measures taking immediate effect to speed up the reconstruction of Beira and all other cities, towns and districts affected by cyclone Idai, which struck central Mozambique a fortnight ago.

Cyclone Idai: Mozambique’s historic tropical storm

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 09:59:00 +0200independent-UG (en)

| The Independent | Tropical Cyclone Idai struck the Sofala ‘province of Mozambique in the waning hours of March 14, causing damage and flooding that could make it one of the worst weather disasters to ever hit the Southern Hemisphere. Idai left Sofala with what resembled an inland ocean stretching....

How do we protect girls in the aftermath of natural disasters?

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 05:17:00 +0200eco-business (en)

The destruction left in the wake of Cyclone Idai has been nothing short of devastating. Millions of lives have been torn apart. Entire villages have been submerged. Families have lost everything. But there is one consequence of the crisis that receives far less attention: the effect that it will have on girls.

Cyclone Idai: Total death toll at 746, over 2,390 injured, 2.9m impacted

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 13:32:00 +0200en-africanews (en)

People killed : 501; People injured: 1,523; Houses damaged or destroyed: 99,317; Crops damaged: 669,903 hectares; People affected: 1.85 million ZIMBABWE. On March 16, the storm hit eastern Zimbabwe, where it flattened homes and flooded communities in the Chimanimani and Chipinge districts. People killed: 185, according to government.

Malawi: Cyclone Idai: 'Complete devastation' on Malawi-Mozambique border

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 08:42:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Jason Kennedy. A Concern worker has described scenes of “complete desolation” following a visit by boat to villages and towns cut off by flood waters in one of the worst hit areas along the Malawi/ Mozambique border. ‘Complete devastation’ Concern's Gavin Douglas has spent the last week documenting the emergency response to Cyclone Idai in Malawi.

Marooned Mozambicans cling to life on roofs, terraces

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 03:16:00 +0200nation-ke (en)

. Thursday March 21 2019. Locals stand beside a damaged section of the road between Beira and Chimoio in Nhamatanda district, central Mozambique , on March 19, 2019, after the area was hit by the Cyclone Idai. PHOTO | ADRIEN BARBIER | AFP In Summary. Five days after a vicious tropical storm tore....

'It's not safe anywhere:' Mozambique cyclone scattered lives

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:07:00 +0100missoulian (en)

In this Tuesday, March 26, 2019, photo, an elderly man lies on the ground after his bag of food was snatched from him in a scramble for bags of rice delivered by the South African Airforce helicopter at Nyamatande Village, Mozambique , following the devastating Tropical Cyclone Idai.

'It's not safe anywhere:' Mozambique cyclone scattered lives

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:40:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

In this Tuesday, March 26, 2019, photo, an elderly man lies on the ground after his bag of food was snatched from him in a scramble for bags of rice delivered by the South African Airforce helicopter at Nyamatande Village, Mozambique , following the devastating Tropical Cyclone Idai.

'It's not safe anywhere:' Mozambique cyclone scattered lives

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:27:00 +0100muscatinejournal (en)

In this Tuesday, March 26, 2019, photo, an elderly man lies on the ground after his bag of food was snatched from him in a scramble for bags of rice delivered by the South African Airforce helicopter at Nyamatande Village, Mozambique , following the devastating Tropical Cyclone Idai.

Mozambique: Mozambique Key Message Update, March 2019

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 10:17:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Long-term effects of cyclone IDAI are anticipated to lead to atypically high food asistance needs. Key Messages. Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall on March 14th over central Mozambique with winds sustaining 170 kilometers per hour (Km/hr) and over 300 mm of rainfall in 24 hours.

In the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, it is girls who are most at risk

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 22:27:00 +0100trust (en)

* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. The devastation caused by Cyclone Idai has left already vulnerable girls at even greater risk. In responding to the crisis, the needs of girls must be a priority.

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