Overall Orange alert Flood
in Malawi

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1000226
People Killed: 56
People displaced: 82700

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

Articles: 99 | About casualties: 44 | Last hour: 0

Deadly cyclone raises fears of humanitarian crisis in southern AfricaThu, 21 Mar 2019 22:55:00 +0100.

A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region's recent history.
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Death toll from cyclone surpasses 500 in southern AfricaThu, 21 Mar 2019 22:18:00 +0100.

Flood waters dominate the landscape following cyclone force winds and heavy rain near the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique, Wednesday March 20, 2019. Torrential rains were expected to continue into Thursday and floodwaters were still risin
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Death toll from cyclone surpasses 500 in southern AfricaThu, 21 Mar 2019 22:12:00 +0100.

Flood waters dominate the landscape following cyclone force winds and heavy rain near the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique, Wednesday March 20, 2019. Torrential rains were expected to continue into Thursday and floodwaters were still risin
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The Latest: Zimbabwe declares mourning for cyclone victimsThu, 21 Mar 2019 21:17:00 +0100.

A young girl is helped from a boat after being evacuated from flood waters following cyclone force winds and heavy rain near the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique, Wednesday March 20, 2019. Torrential rains were expected to continue into Th
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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),