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Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe - Tropical Cyclone IDAI and Floods (DG ECHO, UN OCHA, WFP, GOVMZ, INGC, INAM, MSDZIM, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 27 March 2019)

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  • According to the latest UN OCHA report, 447 people are dead in Mozambique and 1 522 injured. 1 850 000 people have been affected and 129 000 are sheltering in 143 sites in Sofala (103), Manica (26), Zambezia (10) and Tete (4).
    In Zimbabwe, 172 people are dead, more than 186 have been injured and 327 are missing. At least 16 000 households need shelter assistance in Chimanimani, Mutare, Chipinge and Buhera.
  • The European Commission provided a further EUR 250 000 for logistical support and emergency activities in Zimbabwe.
  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain with thunderstorms are forecast in the central and northern Provinces of Mozambique. Moderate rain is expected in Masvingo, Mat South and Manicaland Provinces of Zimbabwe.
  • The European Commission's Copernicus Emergency Management Service published so far 50 satellite maps, 31 for Mozambique (EMSR348) and 19 for Zimbabwe (EMR349).
    An EU Civil Protection Team of 12 experts from seven EU Member States is deployed in Maputo and Beira and are facilitating incoming EU assistance.