Zimbabwe: Tropical Cyclone Idai Baseline Assessment - Round 1 Chimanimani, Chipinge, Mutare, Buhera districts, 11 April 2019
Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in Zimbabwe, on the 15 of March 2019. From the 29th of March to the 7th of April 2019 IOM, in close coordination with the Government of Zimbabwe, UN Women and Caritas Zimbabwe, conducted baselines assessments in Chimanimani, Chipinge, Mutare and Buhera districts.
59,125 IDPs (12,249 households)* were reported across the 4 affected districts.
The largest number of IDPs have been identified in Chipinge (36,347 IDPs), followed by Chimanimani (14,016 IDPs), Buhera (4,469 IDPs) and Mutare (4,293 IDPs). The high number of IDPs in Chipinge can be explained by the fact that the district has the highest population. However, Chimanini is the district that is worst affected by the cyclone