Zimbabwe + 2 more

Southern Africa Weekly Report (14th to 20th April 2015)

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Regional Overview

South Africa

With relative calm largely restored following last week's xenophobic violence that displaced thousands, many foreign nationals are being assisted in returning to their countries of origin, while Government considers ways of reintegrating those that wish to remain.


In Malawi, 96 new cholera cases were reported last week – the highest number since the outbreak began 9 weeks ago, with 3 new deaths. The outbreak continues to spread to new areas. A total of 425 cases and 06 deaths have been recorded, giving a case fatality rate of 1.4.

IN FOCUS: Zimbabwe, Average Annual Loss (AAL) caused by hazards

The Average Annual Loss (AAL) is the expected loss per annum associated to the occurrence of disasters. It considers the damage caused on the exposed elements by small, moderate and extreme events and results a useful and robust metric for risk ranking and comparisons. (preventionweb)

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