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Those affected by Cyclone Idai March 18, 2019

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Mission Statement: Door Of Hope exist to bring awareness to local and global needs. To give people the opportunity to become directly involved by offering their time, talent and resources to those that have experienced hardship due to natural disasters and underprivileged status.

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Idai Relief 

Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar

 

March 30: Update on Cyclone Idai impact

Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

As of Saturday, at least 746 people had been reported killed by the storm, the flooding it caused and heavy rains before it hit. Following is an outline of the disaster, according to government and United Nations officials:

MOZAMBIQUE

Cyclone Idai landed on the night of March 14 near the port city of Beira, bringing heavy winds and rains. Two major rivers, the Buzi and the Pungue, burst their banks, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the water.

  • People killed: 501
  • People injured: 1,523
  • Houses damaged or destroyed: 99,317
  • Crops damaged: 669,903 hectares
  • People affected: 1.85 million

ZIMBABWE

On March 16, the storm hit eastern Zimbabwe, where it flattened homes and flooded communities in the Chimanimani and Chipinge districts.

  • People killed: 185, according to government. The U.N. migration agency puts the death toll at 259.
  • People injured: 200
  • People displaced: 16,000 households
  • People affected: 250,000

MALAWI

Before it arrived, the storm brought heavy rains and flooding to the lower Shire River districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje, in Malawi’s south. The rains continued after the storm hit, compounding the misery of tens of thousands of people.

  • People killed: 60
  • People injured: 672
  • People displaced: 19,328 households
  • People affected: 868,895

 

 

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