Southern Africa Floods and Cyclones Situation Update# 6

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 23 Feb 2011
This report was issued by the Regional Office for Southern & Eastern Africa (ROSEA). It covers the period 16 to 22 February 2011. The next report will be issued on or around 02 March 2011.

HIGHLIGHTS / KEY PRIORITIES

- In Madagascar, the cumulative impact of Tropical Disturbance Bingiza includes 14 deaths, 64 injured, 8 missing, 5,591 traditional houses destroyed and around 19,000 displaced to transit sites. Government will not be declaring a national disaster.

- In Namibia, the Cuvelai Basin, in particular the Oshakati area, should be on alert for possible flooding from the north in the coming week.

- In Mozambique, the flood alert level has been downgraded from red to orange in the river basins of the southern and northern regions and maintained at red along the Zambezi Basin in the central region.

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