Zimbabwe — Tropical Cyclone Idai: Displacement Population (22 March 2019)
Tropical Cyclone Idai hit eastern Zimbabwe on 15 March 2019. As of 21 March 2019, according to Zimbabwe’s Ministry for Information, Publicity and Broadcasting, the death toll has reached 139 individuals and 189 individuals are still missing in the wake of the flooding caused by the storm. In addition, the Government has confirmed that at least 50,000 households have been affected in the districts of Buhera, Chimanimani, Chipinge and Mutare.
IOM will begin assessments shortly to verify the data.