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Cyclone Idai death toll passes 750 with more than 110,000 now in camps

Scale of devastation across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi ‘extraordinary’Cyclone Idai’s death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera.In Mozambique the number of dead has risen to 446 while there are 259 dead in Zimbabwe and at least 56 dead in Malawi. Continue reading...
Tags: Cyclone Idai, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Flooding, Cholera, Africa, World news, Environment, Society


2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Tragedy overshadows Zimbabwe's qualification

The death of a fan in Harare overshadows Zimbabwe's qualification for the Nations Cup as the Warriors and DR Congo seal places at Egypt 2019.


Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs to 417: government

The death toll in Mozambique has climbed to 417 after a cyclone devastated swathes of the southern African country, flooding thousands of square kilometres (miles), the government said Saturday. Cyclone Idai smashed into the coast of central Mozambique on Friday last week, unleashing hurricane-force winds and rains that flooded the hinterland and drenched eastern Zimbabwe. "At this time 417 deaths have been recorded," Lands and Environment Minister Celso Correia told reporters in the port city...


Death Toll in Africa Climbs Past 600 After Cyclone

With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the waters could yield many more bodies.
Tags: Cyclones, Floods, Mozambique, Africa, Zimbabwe


Mozambique, Battered by Cyclone, Takes Stock: ‘It’s All Rotten’

As the storm waters began to recede, people who had very little before the storm found that they now have even less.
Tags: Cyclones, Malawi, Floods, Humanitarian Aid, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Deaths (Fatalities, Rescues


Death toll from Cyclone Idai surpasses 500 in southern Africa

A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding still raged Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations.            [Author: Associated Press]
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'We don't have anything': the fight for survival after Cyclone Idai

In cities and villages across Mozambique the huge need for aid and assistance is not being met by a chaotic rescue effortCyclone Idai brings devastation to Mozambique – visual guideThe main road connecting the cyclone-devastated Mozambican city of Beira to neighbouring Zimbabwe comes to an abrupt end. A section almost 100 metres wide is almost entirely underwater, an angry muddy gash where the tarmac was ripped away by the floods and raging currents.A week after the onset of Cyclone Idai, as the...
Tags: Africa, World news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Global development, Zimbabwe, Flooding, Mozambique, Beira, Cyclone Idai


Giant inland sea created by the disastrous Mozambique cyclone

Cyclone Idai left death, destruction, and a sprawling inland sea in its wake. The powerful tropical cyclone -- which struck Mozambique last Thursday as the equivalent of a Category 2 or 3 hurricane with winds of around 100 mph -- has left at least 150 dead and 600,000 in need of help in the flooded nation said the EU, though the Associated Press reports over 300 fatalities as of March 21 when accounting for deaths in neighboring Zimbabwe.The cyclone's widespread flooding -- in part overshado...
Tags: Science, Eu, Zimbabwe, Red Cross, Associated Press, Mozambique, Midwest, European Space Agency ESA, Beira, Southern Hemisphere, Jordan Peele, Beira Mozambique, Idai, Cyclone Idai, Jamie LeSueur, March 20th Mozambique Copernicus Sentinel


Cyclone Idai brings devastation to Mozambique – visual guide

Rescuers race to reach tens of thousands of people trapped by vast areas of flooding Idai first hit Mozambique on 4 March as a tropical depression with torrential rain that also affected southern Malawi. It then changed course, moving back over the sea where the storm strengthened to a cyclone with the equivalent force of a category 3 hurricane. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Idai, Cyclone Idai


How Cyclone Idai tore into southern Africa

Parts of southern Africa have been left devastated after Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, destroying towns and villages in its path.
Tags: News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Cyclone Idai, Mozambique Malawi


Cyclone Idai: How the storm tore into southern Africa

Parts of southern Africa have been left devastated after Cyclone Idai swept through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, destroying towns and villages in its path.
Tags: News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Cyclone Idai, Mozambique Malawi


Cyclone Idai shows the deadly reality of climate change in Africa | Landry Nintereste

Vain promises and empty slogans have got us nowhere. Fossil-fuel extraction must end before more lives are lostAs Africa climate week unfurls in Ghana, the countries of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe count the costs of Cyclone Idai, which ripped through villages and towns, taking hundreds of lives and leaving a trail of destruction.For a continent already racked by the effects of the climate crisis, Idai is another chilling reminder of the destructive power of the kind of storms that will becom...
Tags: Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Idai, Mozambique Malawi, Landry Nintereste


Cyclone Idai: thousands displaced throughout Southern Africa

Mozambique (MNN) – Weather forecasters warned this was a monster storm, and it turns out, they were right. Cyclone Idai struck southeast Africa last week with winds up to 100 miles an hour and a storm surge topping 20 feet. Heavy rains accompanied the storm and two more feet are in the forecast for this week. Rivers overflowed, adding to the deluge of water pouring into homes and businesses. In Mozambique, the country that took the brunt of the storm’s fury, survivors are still clinging to ro...
Tags: Africa, United Nations, Zimbabwe, Jesus, Mozambique, Malawi, Rivers, Southern Africa, Beira, Harrison, ASM, Filipe Nyusi, Joshua Harrison, Cyclone Idai, Beira BAY ra, Beira Photo


Floods, destruction from cyclone continue in Mozambique

CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region’s recent history. Floodwaters are rushing across the plains of central Mozambique, submerging homes, villages and […]
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Rescuers in Southern Africa Battle to Save Cyclone Victims

Nearly a week after southern Africa was hit by one the worst natural disasters in decades, it was all rescue workers could do to try to reach the flooding victims.
Tags: News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Floods, Malawi, Cyclones, Rescues


Days After Cyclone Idai, Rescuers Battle to Save Victims

Nearly a week after southern Africa was hit by one the worst natural disasters in decades, it was all rescue workers could do to try to reach the flooding victims.
Tags: News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Floods, Malawi, Cyclones, Rescues


Rescuers Battle Flooding in Desperate Bid to Save Cyclone Victims

Nearly a week after southern Africa was hit by one the worst natural disasters in decades, it was all rescue workers could do to try to reach the victims.
Tags: News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Floods, Malawi, Cyclones, Rescues


Zimbabwe Bio Energy still on the docks after a decade under development

In Zimbabwe, the Development Trust of Zimbabwe is still working to develop a joint venture project with Cutstar Investments for an 100,000-acre sugarcane project aimed at ethanol production called Zimbabwe Bio Energy, located at Nuanetsi Ranch. The project was first announced back in 2008 and in 2010 South African press reported about initiatives to relocate nearly 250 families who had been squatting on the ranch. Zimbabwean press reported this week, however, that the country’s vice president in...
Tags: Zimbabwe, Producer News, Bio Energy, Cutstar Investments, Zimbabwe Bio Energy, Nuanetsi Ranch


Mozambique rescue teams struggle to save thousands

Workers appeal for more helicopters as flood waters keep rising after Cyclone IdaiRescue teams in Mozambique are struggling to reach the thousands of people stranded on roofs and in trees and urgently need more helicopters and boats as post-cyclone flood waters continue to rise.Mozambique, which was hit by Cyclone Idai over the weekend, has declared a state of emergency and is appealing for international help. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, Environment, World news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Zimbabwe, Flooding, Mozambique, Malawi, Cyclone Idai


Plight Of Survivors After Cyclone Idai: No Power, No Homes, No Roads

Charities are trying to help with what a Red Cross staffer calls "the worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique's history." Zimbabwe and Malawi were also struck.(Image credit: Denis Onyodi/International Red Cross via AP)
Tags: News, Zimbabwe, Red Cross, Mozambique, Malawi, Denis Onyodi International Red Cross


Rescue teams race to save hundreds trapped by Mozambique cyclone

Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique's port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 kph (105 mph) last Thursday, then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi, flattening buildings and putting the lives of millions at risk. At least 200 people have died in Mozambique and 98 in Zimbabwe, but the death toll is likely to rise as rescuers are still finding bodies. Roads in and around Beira were swamped and heavy rain was continuing to fall, complicating rescue efforts and meaning that aid had to be flown in by he...
Tags: Science, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Beira


Rising flood levels threaten Mozambique disaster relief effort

Thousands of people stranded as workers tackle devastation wrought by Cyclone Idai Rescue teams are rushing to save thousands of Mozambicans stranded on roofs and in trees before flood levels rise further.Mozambique, which was hit by Cyclone Idai over the weekend, is trying to rescue people from vast and deadly flooding. It has declared a state of emergency and is appealing for international help. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, Environment, World news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Zimbabwe, Flooding, Mozambique, Malawi, Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Idai Rescue


Cyclone Idai: The hotel manager providing a safe haven in Zimbabwe

A hotel in Zimbabwe is sheltering hundreds of people who have lost their homes in Cyclone Idai.
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Cyclone, flooding wreak havoc in Southern Africa

Hundreds are dead, many more missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai and persistent rains. (March 19)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, Cyclone Idai, Mozambique Malawi


Mozambique Cyclone Rescuers Struggle to Reach Victims in ‘Inland Ocean’

Aid agencies called the devastation from Cyclone Idai the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades.
Tags: News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Floods, Malawi, Cyclones, Evacuations and Evacuees, Inland Ocean


Flooding in Mozambique From Cyclone Idai Made an ‘Inland Ocean,’ Stalling Rescues

Aid agencies said the huge storm that swept across Mozambique and into Malawi and Zimbabwe was the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades.
Tags: News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Floods, Malawi, Cyclones, Evacuations and Evacuees, Inland Ocean


Home Office held 'illegal interview' with asylum seeker

Woman attended immigration centre in Sheffield and was met by Zimbabwean officialsConcerns have been raised that the Home Office acted illegally when it invited Zimbabwean government officials to interview an asylum seeker at an immigration centre.The Zimbabwean woman, who has been in the UK for more than 16 years and has an ongoing asylum claim, attended Vulcan House in Sheffield in December to find Zimbabwean officials waiting to speak to her. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Africa, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Sheffield, Zimbabwe, Vulcan House


Cyclone Idai Has Displaced Thousands In Southern Africa

Steve Inskeep talks to Gerald Bourke of the United Nation's World Food Programme about the aftermath of last week's cyclone that hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in southern Africa.
Tags: News, Zimbabwe, Steve Inskeep, Southern Africa, Mozambique Malawi, Gerald Bourke, United Nation s World Food Programme


Cyclone Idai: 'Massive disaster' in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

Hundreds of thousands of people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi could be affected, UN says.
Tags: News, Zimbabwe, Un, Mozambique, Malawi, Mozambique Zimbabwe


Burials and National Mourning Underway for Cyclone Idai Victims in Zimbabwe and Mozambique

The death toll is rising in both countries, but the full number will only be known when floodwaters recede
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