About 1.7 million people are affected by the disaster which has caused extensive damage to infrastructure, homes and crops in southern Africa
Gravity of damage surprises humanitarian groups as floodwaters recede
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“A total of 30 pupils, 2 headmasters and 1 teacher are missing. The pupils are 24 from Ngangu, 4 from Dzingire and 2 from Chimanimani."
Hundreds killed as storm waters rise
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared two days of mourning this coming weekend, in observance of the lives lost and damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai.
Red Cross is sending sanitation facilities for 20,000 but calling for more help
Emergency workers have described flooding as the region's most destructive in 20 years
“The lake level is currently five metres above the minimum operating level when it should be eight (metres) above the minimum operating level at this time of the year."
An agreement signed by the government and the top public workers’ union Apex Council said “a cost of living adjustment of $400 million (will) be effected across the board for all members of the public service with effect from 1 April.”
Farmers are expected to produce between 220 and 240 million kg of the crop this year following a drought that hit yields in some areas. The lack of rain has also wilted other crops like the staple maize.