Overall Red alert Flood
in Mozambique

Event summary

This flood can have a high humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1000227
Glide number: 2019-000021
People Killed: 202
People displaced: 17100

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 248 | About casualties: 77 | Last hour: 0

Cyclone Idai exposes the gap of disaster risk relief financing in Afri ... Mon, 01 Apr 2019 21:01:00 +0200.

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; fla
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Hunger stalks Mozambique after deadly cyclone destroys farmlandMon, 01 Apr 2019 20:51:00 +0200.

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
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Destructive cyclone leaves Mozambicans starvingMon, 01 Apr 2019 18:59:00 +0200.

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
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High level cyclone taskforce set upMon, 01 Apr 2019 18:45:00 +0200.

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
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), JRC (29), NASA (7), INFORM (1),