Zimbabwe - Chimamani

Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

Flooding and a cyclone, Idai, caused widespread damage across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in March 2019.

A weather system that produced heavy rains flooded parts of Malawi in early March 2019, before developing into Cyclone Idai which struck Mozambique and Zimbabwe on 14-16 March 2019. The flooding and damage destroyed homes and caused widespread devastation. Beira, in central Mozambique, was the hardest hit by the cyclone, with 80 per cent of the city in ruins.

In the wake of the disaster, we sent teams to assess and respond to the medical and humanitarian needs, and arrange for the mass transport of essential supplies.

We scaled up our activities in response to cases of cholera that were declared in Mozambique in the weeks after the disaster; our teams were treating around 200 cases of suspected cholera per day.

Flooding nearly destroys Mozambique city | WEBCLIP ENG

Flooding nearly destroys Mozambique city

Cyclone Idai and floods hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

"A city of 500,000 inhabitants... destroyed." Hear how MSF responded to catastrophic flooding after Cyclone Idai tore through Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

 
Distribution of NFI in remote areas
Mozambique

Update on MSF emergency response to Cyclones Idai and Kenneth

Crisis Update 13 May 2019
 
MSF restarts HIV-related activities in Beira after the Cyclone Idai
Mozambique

Treating HIV in the cyclone-devastated city of Beira: “We cannot abandon them”

Project Update 9 May 2019
 
Emergency mobile clinic outside Beira, Mozambique
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

MSF emergency response to Cyclone Idai and flooding

Crisis Update 26 Apr 2019
 
Emergency response in Nhamatanda district
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

From emergency to recovery: Mozambique one month after Cyclone Idai

Project Update 12 Apr 2019
 
MSF response to cyclone Idai in Chimanimani - Zimbabwe
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

Chimanimani: A community in distress after Cyclone Idai

Project Update 10 Apr 2019
 
MSF response to cyclone Idai in Chimanimani - Zimbabwe
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

The first six days after Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe

Voices from the Field 29 Mar 2019
 
Response to flooding in Southern Africa - Malawi
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

Malawi: “This time, the flooding has destroyed houses, not lives”

Voices from the Field 29 Mar 2019
 
Mobile Clinics in Ponta Gea, Beira area.
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

Mozambique declares cholera cases in Beira in wake of Cyclone Idai

Project Update 28 Mar 2019
 
Mobile Clinics in Ponta Gea, Beira area.
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

Mozambique flooding and response: both enormous in scale

Project Update 27 Mar 2019
 
Mozambique - Beira
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

“A lot of water” - on the ground after Cyclone Idai in Mozambique

Voices from the Field 20 Mar 2019
 
الفياضانات في بيرا في موزمبيق
Cyclone Idai & Southern Africa flooding

Humanitarian response in wake of devastating Cyclone Idai

Project Update 19 Mar 2019