Southern Africa Floods Situation Report No. 3 (as of 31 January 2013)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 31 Jan 2013

Highlights

  • Tropical Cyclone Felleng continues to move south, parallel to the eastern coast of Madagascar. Heavy rainfall and strong winds are being reported in affected areas.

  • New floods in northern and central Mozambique have killed 7 people and temporarily displaced 19,000, bringing the national death toll to at least 55 people with 169,000 people temporarily displaced.

  • Floods in Seychelles have caused an estimated US$ 9.27 million in damages, with 400 households affected.

  • The upper Zambezi River in northern Namibia is rising rapidly, and is forecast to reach critical levels in two weeks.

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