HIGHLIGHTS / KEY PRIORITIES
• Water levels in northern Namibia are significantly higher than they were in 2009, when flooding affected an estimated 350,000 people.
• In the affected regions for which data is available, 20,000 people have been affected (in three regions) and 7,900 people have been displaced (in four regions). However, unconfirmed figures from the National Red Cross Society point to a total of more than 37,600 people displaced.
• According to the ( Ministry of Education), 114,075 learners have been affected in six of the seven regions, with 324 schools impacted, 214 of which have been closed.
• A joint rapid assessment will be conducted to the affected regions from 05 to 09 April 2011.