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Mozambique: Flooding Office of the Resident Coordinator, Situation Report No. 6


Mozambique: Flooding Office of the Resident Coordinator, Situation Report No. 6

- The government has downgraded on 10 April 2015 the institutional Orange alert to Green alert, marking the end of emergency response actions and focusing more on recovery and prevention actions;

- The World Bank (WB) Flood Assessment Aide Memoire indicate that the recovery and reconstruction priorities are estimated at US$ 423 million;

- At least 35,000 houses were destroyed partially/completely in the Centre and North region by heavy rains and floods;

- The impact of the rains, floods and pests in the Agriculture sector led to the losses of at least 103,807 ha affecting about 112,123 families;

- A cholera outbreak was recorded in Tete, Nampula, Zambézia, Sofala, Niassa and recently in Cabo Delgado provinces, with a cumulative of 8,351 cases and 64 deaths since 25 December 2014.