Mozambique: Cyclone Idai - ETC Situation Report #10 (Reporting Period: 11/04/19 to 14/04/19)


• To date, 1,435 humanitarians are registered to access Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) Internet connectivity to enable them to do their work.

• The ETC has upgraded the capacity of the Internet connectivity in Beira to improve the speed and reliability of the service.

• The ETC continues to provide connectivity in the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and 16x additional sites in Beira, as well as in Buzi, Grudja and Nhamatanda to support the increasing humanitarian response.

• The ETC has so far received US$600,000 meaning it is 50% funded. It requires US$1.2 million to provide critical communications services in up to four EOCs for six months along with a number of connection sites for accommodation centres, health centres, distribution points and humanitarian hubs.

Situation Overview

On 10 April, 391 new cholera cases were reported, bringing the total reported cases to 4,373, according to the Ministry of Health. The oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign ended on 9 April, with 803,125 people vaccinated. As of 10 April, the official death toll remained at 602 people, and the number of houses destroyed was 239,731, including 112,745 houses totally destroyed, 111,202 partially destroyed, and 15,784 flooded.
Meanwhile, the Government reported that the number of people living in collective sites was 73,643 as of 10 April.