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30 Aug 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

Nine hundred and fifty thousand people, including an estimated 190,000 children under five years old, are in need of humanitarian assistance. According to the Government of Mozambique, the official death toll is 699 people.

26 May 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

All major rivers in southern Mozambique have receded, including the Limpopo River, the source of the region's worst flooding. Early in the emergency, flood waves from the Limpopo reached 86 feet in height.

18 Apr 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

After leaving at least 17 dead in Madagascar and thousands homeless, Cyclone Hudah has caused only minor flooding in eastern coastal areas of Mozambique.

13 Apr 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

Accumulation of rainfall from February 4-7 in Maputo Province reached 17.9 inches -- compared to 23.4 inches from September 1998 to January 1999.

04 Apr 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

Number of flood victims in need of humanitarian assistance: 950,000.

  • The World Bank estimates that relief and rehabilitation costs could amount to $1 billion.
  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that 1.9 million people have sustained major crop and cattle losses and will be in need of assistance for many months to come.
  • Floods have swept away more than 620 miles of roads.
Another huge cyclone, Cyclone Hudah, hit the small northeastern town of Antalaha in Madagascar Sunday night.
03 Apr 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

Accumulation of rainfall from February 4-7 in Maputo Province reached 17.9 inches -- compared to 23.4 inches from September 1998 to January 1999.

29 Mar 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

Number of flood victims in need of humanitarian assistance: 950,000.

23 Mar 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

Accumulation of rainfall from February 4-7 in Maputo Province reached 17.9 inches -- compared to 23.4 inches from September 1998 to January 1999.

16 Mar 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

Some 950,000 people are in need of humanitarian assistance, including 190,000 children under 5 years old. Key priority locations remain in Limpopo and Save river areas.

14 Mar 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

Accumulation of rainfall from February 4-7 in Maputo Province reached 17.9 inches -- compared to 23.4 inches from September 1998 to January 1999.

29 Feb 2000 description
report UNICEF USA

February 29, 2000 -- In a race against time, relief workers are trying to save thousands of stranded flood victims in Mozambique. After three weeks of cyclones, tropical storms, and flood waves measuring up to 16 feet, Mozambique is experiencing its worst natural disaster in a century.