Cyclone Idai; mozambique; Africa; zimbabwe; Red Crescent; Related. Donors pledge $1.2B to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones 'There is death all over': Cyclone Idai toll rises above 500 .

Cyclone Idai is reported to be the deadliest storm system so far this year — and may be the worst disaster ever to strike the southern hemisphere, according to the UN.

It is estimated that almost 3 million people have been affected, with more than 1,000 deaths across the region and hundreds more missing. 22 Mar 2019; What would you like to learn more about? BACK TO QUESTIONS. By Africanews. The death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai could be as high as 1,000, President Filipe Nyusi has said.
In Malawi, 56 died in heavy rains before the onset of Idai. (Reuters) Even as flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed.
Survivors of Cyclone Idai arrive to an evacuation centre in Beira, Mozambique, March 21, 2019. Cyclone Idai leaves hundreds dead in southern Africa .

Topics. Cyclone Idai killed 242 people in Mozambique and 259 in Zimbabwe, and numbers were expected to rise, relief agencies said. Mr Nyusi flew over some of the worst-hit areas on Monday. So powerful was the storm, that drove into neighboring landlocked Mozambique and Malawi. Millions of people in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe have been affected by what is the worst natural disaster to hit southern Africa in at least two decades. A month ago, Cyclone Idai crashed into Mozambique. Toggle Mobile Nav. Cyclone Idai has now claimed the lives of more than 750 people, left more than 110,000 people in camps, and thousands without any communication with the outside world. World Vision is providing shelter, food, and clean water. 177km/h wind speed during Cyclone Idai Source: Mozambique government, BBC Monitoring, MSF, Reuters Access to safe water is vital to prevent any further disease, says Mr Lindmeier. Costly Cyclone Idai: Over 1,000 dead, $2 billion needed to recover. Skip to content. In Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, more than 1,000 people were killed, while hundreds of thousands are in need of aid, following the devastating battering by Cyclone Idai. Home National Gvnt Reveals Chilling Statistics Of Tropical Cyclone Idai Deaths And Missing... National ; Gvnt Reveals Chilling Statistics Of Tropical Cyclone Idai Deaths And Missing Persons.

How much damage did the cyclones cause?

The death toll from the cyclone that ripped into southern Africa last month is now above 1,000, while the number of cholera cases among survivors has risen above 4,000.