Southern Africa Humanitarian Bulletin: Issue 06 | October 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 31 Oct 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • In line with the original SARCOF forecast, the latest SADC CSC update predicts normal to above-normal rainfall for most of the region, with significant exceptions.

  • The whole of Madagascar is now expected to receive above-normal to normal rainfall, increasing the chances of flooding.

  • The first tropical cyclone this season – Anais – formed on 12 October and dissipated by 19 October without making landfall.

  • Early flooding in South Africa led to the Declaration of Provincial Disaster in the Eastern Cape.

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