Overall Red alert Flood
in Mozambique

Event summary

This flood can have a high humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1000227
Glide number: 2019-000021
People Killed: 202
People displaced: 17100

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 193 | About casualties: 67 | Last hour: 0

UNICEF USA BrandVoice: UNICEF Chief: Protecting Mozambique's Children ... Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:02:00 +0100.

em>Calling upon the world to help, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore warns that the situation for 1 million children affected by Cyclone Idai will get worse before it gets better. /em> /p> figure class="/specials-images.forbesimg.com
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Cyclone Idai: At least 656 people killed, 128,000 in makeshift campsMon, 25 Mar 2019 12:20:00 +0100.

Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 kph (105 mph), then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi, flattening buildings and killing at least 656 people across the three countries. Combined death toll at 3
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Aid increases to thousands homeless from Mozambique cycloneMon, 25 Mar 2019 12:06:00 +0100.

A World Food Programme (WFP) helicopter takes off, in Beira, Mozambique, Friday, March 22, 2019. A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, its death, destruction and flooding continues to gro
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Aid increases to thousands homeless from Mozambique cycloneMon, 25 Mar 2019 12:03:00 +0100.

A World Food Programme (WFP) helicopter takes off, in Beira, Mozambique, Friday, March 22, 2019. A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, its death, destruction and flooding continues to gro
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), JRC (28), NASA (7), INFORM (1),