Overall Orange alert Flood
in Zimbabwe

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1000228
People Killed: 102
People displaced: 3692

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 188 | About casualties: 63 | Last hour: 0

Cyclone Idai: Mum's miracle as she finds her daughter trapped in tree ... Wed, 27 Mar 2019 23:02:00 +0100.

A mum who saw her daughter swept away in the floods of Cyclone Idai later found her trapped in a tree – miraculously still alive. Lispa Mugwagwa told how she had to make the agonising choice between saving her eldest daughter or her three y
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First cyclone, then slavery: risks abound for Mozambique...Wed, 27 Mar 2019 22:16:00 +0100.

NAIROBI: Thousands of children who survived a cyclone in southeast Africa face fresh risks in its aftermath - being sold into slavery by human traffickers or forced into early marriage by families struggling to survive, aid workers say. Tra
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Mozambique confirms five cases of cholera after #CycloneIdaiWed, 27 Mar 2019 20:30:00 +0100.

Maputo - Authorities in flood-ravaged Mozambique confirmed five cases of cholera on Wednesday, after aid groups warned of a possible outbreak of the waterborne disease in the wake of cyclone Idai. Ussene Issa, National Director of Medical A
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First cyclone, then slavery: risks abound for Mozambique childrenWed, 27 Mar 2019 17:04:00 +0100.

Traffickers often prey on lone children caught up in chaotic scenes such as Cyclone Idai, while parents might marry off their young girls as they struggle to eke out a life. By Nita Bhalla. NAIROBI, March 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T
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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),