Southern Africa Floods and Cyclones Situation Update# 5

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 16 Feb 2011
This report was issued by the Regional Office for Southern & Eastern Africa (ROSEA). It covers the period 10 to 16 February 2011. The next report will be issued on or around 23 February 2011.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

- In Madagascar, Tropical Cyclone Bingiza made landfall on 14 February 2011. An aerial assessment of the affected areas is currently underway;

- In Mozambique, at least 300 households (1,500 people) in Zambezia Province and 360 households (1,800 people) in Tete Province have been affected by new floods.

- Suppressed rainfall over south-eastern Africa the past week has helped to reduce flood threats in the Zambezi and other river basins in the region.

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