Southern Africa Floods: Mozambique and surrounding countries Situation Update #4, January 25, 2013

from World Bank
Published on 25 Jan 2013 View Original

Mozambique is experiencing its worst flooding since 2000, primarily in the Limpopo river basin. More than 50,000 people are reported to be affected. The Government has deployed military units and additional resources to rescue and assist populations at risk. The main affected sectors include transport, housing, shelter and health for displaced people. This Situation Report focuses on Mozambique, providing an overview of the situation, and likely response from the Government, donors and the World Bank. A brief overview of the situation in other South African countries is also included.