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

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Latest media headlines

Articles: 180 | About casualties: 66 | Last hour: 0

Al menos 93 fallecidos en Mozambique tras ciclón- ONUSun, 24 Mar 2019 05:01:00 +0100.

BEIRA (Reuters) - Al menos 293 personas murieron en Mozambique tras el paso de un ciclón que causó una catastrófica inundación, dijo el sábado la Oficina de Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios de las Naciones Unidas (OCHA). “Tendremos que
...(more)
Was southern Africa prepared for Cyclone Idai?Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:59:00 +0100.

Image copyright AFP Image caption A man injured in the cyclone in Zimbabwe is carried away from a helicopter. Cyclone Idai, which struck the coastline of Mozambique on 14 March, has caused devastation and heavy loss of life. The UN says 1.7
...(more)
Cyclone Idai: How prepared was southern Africa?Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:35:00 +0100.

Image copyright AFP Image caption A man injured in the cyclone in Zimbabwe is carried away from a helicopter. Cyclone Idai, which struck the coastline of Mozambique on 14 March, has caused devastation and heavy loss of life. The UN says 1.7
...(more)
Growing concern over spread of diseases in cyclone-hit AfricaSun, 24 Mar 2019 00:39:00 +0100.

Fears of spread of infectious diseases among people living in flooded, unsanitary conditions in cyclone-hit southern Africa are growing, where aid agencies are scrambling to get life-saving aid to thousands of survivors. The United Nations
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), JRC (28), NASA (7), INFORM (1),