Southern Africa Floods Situation Report No. 1 (as of 29 January 2013)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 29 Jan 2013

Highlights

  • At least 48 people have died in severe floods in southern Mozambique. Some 250,000 people have been affected, of which 146,000 people are still being housed in temporary shelters.

  • Tropical Cyclone “Felleng” is heading towards the eastern coast of Madagascar. While not expected to make landfall, significant rainfall may still occur; partners are requested to remain on alert.

  • Seychelles, hit floods and landslides, has declared a state of emergency. Although only three districts have been affected, with 106 people displaced to temporarily shelters and 50 houses destroyed, response capacity is very limited.

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