Appeals & Response Plans
- Mozambique: Cholera Outbreak - Mar 2019
- Tropical Cyclone Idai - Mar 2019
- Southern Africa: Drought - Nov 2018
- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Mozambique/Malawi: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2015
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Hellen - Mar 2014
- Mozambique: Floods - Jan 2013
Headlines (most recent)
- Theirworld: How education and children's futures were battered by Cyclone Idai. 17 Apr 2019
- WHO: WHO rolls out 'disease detection in a box' in Mozambique. 16 Apr 2019
- WFP: World Food Programme reaches one million flood-affected people in Mozambique. 16 Apr 2019
- Save the Children: Cyclone Idai: Children talk of death and destruction while world looks away. 14 Apr 2019
- UNICEF: One month on from Cyclone Idai, 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact - UNICEF. 13 Apr 2019
Most read reports
- OCHA: Mozambique: Cyclone Idai & Floods Situation Report No. 16 (As of 18 April 2019). 19 Apr 2019
- OCHA: Mozambique: Cyclone Idai & Floods Situation Report No. 14 (as of 15 April 2019). 16 Apr 2019
- Theirworld: When disaster strikes: how education and children's futures were battered by Cyclone Idai. 17 Apr 2019
- OCHA: Mozambique: Cyclone Idai & Floods Situation Report No. 17 (As of 20 April 2019). 21 Apr 2019
- WHO: Disease detection in a box – a high-tech solution for emergency settings. 16 Apr 2019
• The number of internally displaced people living in accommodation centres was 77,003 people across 66 sites in Manica (32); Sofala (26); Tete (5) and Zambezia (3), as of 20 April.
• At least 240 people were relocated from Beira City to Guara Guara on 20 April, where most are temporarily staying in a collective site as they begin to rebuild their homes.
• At least 50 hard to reach areas have been reported in Nhamatanda, Buzi, and Chibabava districts.
1.85M People in need
The monthly risk briefing provides information on global weather, human and health events where members may consider using the Start Fund Anticipation process.
IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix is monitoring in and out flows of current IDPs sites in conjunction with Government of Mozambique / INGC. This map shows the coverage of the DTM mission across the open displacement sites, and the number of displaced individuals.
Efforts included hospital restoration and setting up health care tents
The work of Brazilian National Force agents in Mozambique was extended until May 7. The decision was made official Thursday (Apr. 18). Since April 1, 20 firefighters of the Brazilian National Force have been on a humanitarian mission to help the over 1.8 million Mozambicans affected by Cyclone Idai.
This Situation Report is produced by OCHA Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa in collaboration with humanitarian partners.
The Situation Report, which covers the period 17 to 18 April, builds on Flash Updates #1 through #15 and provides detailed information on the situation and response by sector. The next report will be issued as of 20 April 2019.
• Heavy rains and strong winds on 15 and 16 April have damaged roads and shelters in several locations.
1.85 million people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance
+500 000 ha of crops estimated to be destroyed by flooding and Cyclone Idai
USD 19 million needed to support 425 000 people
REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE
Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall during the night of 14 to 15 March 2019 near Beira City, Sofala Province, in central Mozambique. The cyclone brought torrential rains and winds to Sofala, Zambezia, Manica, Inhambane and Tete provinces. Beira and other districts of Sofala province are facing power and communication outages, according to initial reports from national authorities.
USAID partner WFP reaches more than 1 million people in Mozambique with food and nutrition assistance
Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa launches $614 million appeal to fund recovery activities
Road access in Malawi improves, while authorities continue to repair key infrastructure used for the delivery of humanitarian assistance
Co-chairs of Immunization Management Group (IMG) announced that the global goal set out in 2013 of 126-OPV using countries to introduce 1 dose of IPV in their immunization programme has been achieved.
This Situation Report is produced by OCHA Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa in collaboration with humanitarian partners. The Situation Report builds on Flash Updates #1 through #15 and provides detailed information on the situation and response by sector. The next report will be issued as of 18 April 2019.
• More than 70,610 people remain displaced in 69 accommodation sites across Manica (32); Sofala (29);
Tete (5) and Zambezia (3), as of 16 April.