Southern Africa: Floods Situation Report No. 6 (as of 15 February 2013)

from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 15 Feb 2013


  • A storm system has formed in the Mozambique Channel, which could bring heavy rains to much of Mozambique and Madagascar. This system could increase the magnitude of the current flood situation.

  • Cholera has broken out in Cabo Delgado Province in northern Mozambique, with 317 cases and 2 deaths recorded to date.

  • Partners are supporting the Government of Malawi in providing assistance to the estimated 33,000 people displaced by floods.

  • The upper Zambezi River in north-east Namibia is very high for this early in the year, having already reached the average annual maximum level with three months of the rainfall season still ahead.

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