The year 2019 concludes a decade of exceptional global heat, retreating ice and record sea levels driven by greenhouse gases from human activities. A major highway in Mozambique splits as floods kill 73 people and displace tens of thousands in the country and neighbouring Malawi, officials say. Lilongwe 27 March 2019 – Following heavy rains and catastrophic floods in the south of Malawi, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) has provided US $4.5 million (£3.4 million) to fund the UNICEF, World Food Programme (WFP) and Red Cross humanitarian response for people displaced by the disaster. Serious flooding has wreaked havoc in parts of Mozambique, as houses collapsed in many areas. Read a related article about the … New Frontiers: The 2019 Mozambique Elections on Social Media Demos 13:36 14-May-20 Mozambique: COVID-19 in New Places AllAfrica 12:10 14-May-20 Mozambique: Constitutional Council Rules Secret Debt Null and Void AllAfrica 12:01 14-May-20 Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi called it "a humanitarian disaster of great proportion". Flood warnings were issued across large parts of the country. 'We are losing everything': Flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique. by poor 2018 October December “Deyr” rains and severe dryness during most of the 2019 April‑June “Gu” season.
Average temperatures for the five-year (2015-2019) and ten-year (2010-2019) periods are almost certain to be the highest on record. From 02 to 12 December 2019, in close coordination with Mozambique’s National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC), IOM’s DTM teams conducted multi-sectoral location assessments (MSLA) in resettlement sites in the four affected Provinces of Sofala, Manica, Tete and Zambezia.. Floods resulted in more than 80 deaths, displaced nearly 50,500 people, and destroyed more than 14,900 houses, primarily in Cabo Delgado, Nampula, Niassa, and Zambezia
The DTM teams interviewed key informants capturing population estimates, mobility patterns, and multi … The city of Beira in Mozambique’s north has been submerged after heavy rains battered the place, the office of the Mayor said in a social media post on Thursday, December 5. 2019 is on course to be the second or third warmest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization. • As of mid‑November, floods, which were triggered by torrential rains since October, affected about 540 000 people, of whom about 370 000 have been displaced. Heavy rainfall continues battering Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province since December 2019, causing deadly floods. Hunger is widespread, after floods destroyed crops and wiped away harvests, with some cyclone-affected areas facing crisis levels of food insecurity according to the US-funded famine watchdog FEWS NET.