More than one million people are in need of emergency assistance in the aftermath of devastation wreaked by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique.
Climate change could help cholera make a comeback unless a concerted effort is made to spread awareness.
Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Following is an outline of the disaster, according to government and UN officials.
At least 1,052 cholera cases have been reported by Mozambique's health ministry, including one death, according to the World Health Organization.
The cholera cases have been discovered in the port city of Beira, whose half-million residents and especially those in crowded, poor neighborhoods are at particular risk.
Cholera is a major concern for hundreds of thousands of Cyclone Idai survivors who are now living in squalid conditions.
Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. UN chief Antonio Guterres is calling on the international community to fund appeals to aid the cyclone-hit region.
The United Nations calls for $282 million for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai.
Officials warn of cholera and malaria outbreaks following Cyclone Idai's devastation in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.
Cyclone Idai and floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawai have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees.
The WFP has declared the flood crisis in Mozambique a level three emergency, putting it on a par with Yemen, Syria and South Sudan.
A swathe of southern Africa scrambled for survival following a powerful cyclone that killed hundreds of people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, and displaced thousands of others.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2019 TRT World.