Improved accessibility to quality and timely food and nutrition support Impact of Tropical Cyclone Idai3 Malawi: about 868,900 people were impacted, with 59 deaths and 672 injuries recorded. Those injured were 183, and they received immediate surgical care in the different health facilities across Manicaland Province. Our research shows that despite having greater losses, graduation households were more food secure than non-graduation households, providing preliminary evidence of a positive effect of the programme. The affected population included those who lost their lives (60); those who were injured (672); and (99,728) rendered homeless because of the event). Fields and gardens were not spared by the raging waters. continued after Cyclone Idai effects . Cyclone Idai: Impacts and Storm Damage As of April 25, the officially reported death toll from Cyclone Idai stood at 1,006 (603 in Mozambique, 344 in Zimbabwe, and 59 in Malawi).9 The final death toll is likely to be far higher; more bodies have been discovered as the water has receded and many people have been reported missing. Some people were evacuated by boat before the cyclone struck, however many people in rural areas didn’t respond to the warnings or were not aware of them. The trail of destruction was horrendous. 2. Emergency Response to Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe - SAF191 4 Project Outcome(s) 1. Cyclone Idai did not just leave people homeless, it also took with it their granaries and food stocks. The Ministry of Health and Child Care is leading the health response to the effects of cyclone Idai with support from partners with overall guidance by the Civil Protection Unit at all levels. develop me: Tapiwa Gomo. Zimbabwe, like its neighbours Mozambique and Malawi, is reeling from the effects of Cyclone Idai, which caused loss of lives and left a trail of destruction. During Cyclone Idai, the majority of companies in the private sector, charity organisations, churches and individuals exhibited a high degree of Ubuntu when they descended on Chimanimani, with all they could lay their hands on to alleviate the situation that left thousands homeless and badly in need of relief supplies. A man stands next to the wreckage a vehicles washed away on March 18, 2019 in Chimanimani, eastern Zimbabwe, after the area was hit by the cyclone Idai. 6 UNICEF Mozambique: 603 deaths from Cyclone Idai and 45 from Kenneth. Only six weeks after Cyclone Idai, on 25 April, Cyclone Kenneth reached the Mozambican coast on the extreme north of the province of Cabo Delgado, hitting Ibo, Quissanga and Macomia districts in the category 3 of Tropical Cyclone. Estimations show that 500,000 farmers and small micro-entrepreneurs lost at least a portion of their income because of Cyclone Idai. Nearly 87,000 people were ACAPS Briefing Note: Tropical Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe – Update I 3 2,000 refugee houses in Tongogara Refugee Camp, Chipinge district mostly made out of natural materials, were damaged (UNHCR 25/03/2019). missing. – A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 162 people with scores more missing. Data on livestock, flood, drought, cyclone, tide, thunderstorm, hailstorm, waterlogging, tornado and economic damages were collected from the existing literature for 2009–2014. This is a significant increase since ACAPS’s last report where only 168 damages on houses were reported (UNHCR 226, 997 people (49,101 families) have been affected by the cyclone in … Following a year of drought in 2018, the southern and central regions of Malawi experienced a tropical cyclone, Cyclone Idai, in March of 2019. Cyclone IDAI households (men, women and youth) supported in meeting their basic needs through the provision of vouchers, basic non-food items and improved shelter.