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WorldMozambique's president says cyclone death toll may be 1,000

17:15  18 march  2019
17:15  18 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

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The death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai could be as high as 1 , 000 , President Filipe Nyusi has said . Mr Nyusi flew over some of the worst-hit areas The death toll included two pupils from the St Charles Lwanga boarding school in the district of Chimanimani, who died after their dormitory was

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Mozambique ' s President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1 , 000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai, which many say is the Speaking to state Radio Mozambique , Nyusi said Monday that although the official death count is currently 84, he believes the toll will be more than 1

Mozambique's president says cyclone death toll may be 1,000 © The Associated Press This image made available by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on Monday March 18, 2019, shows an aerial view from a helicopter of flooding in Beira, Mozambique. The Red Cross says that as much as 90 percent of Mozambique's central port city of Beira has been damaged or destroyed by tropical Cyclone Idai. (Caroline Haga/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) via AP)

JOHANNESBURG — Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1,000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai.

Speaking to state Radio Mozambique, Nyusi said Monday that although the official death count is currently 84, he believes the toll will be more than 1,000.

At least 89 dead in Zimbabwe as Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction

At least 89 dead in Zimbabwe as Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction At least 89 dead in Zimbabwe as Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction

(CNN) Cyclone Idai may have killed more than 1 , 000 people in Mozambique , President Filipe Nyusi said in an address on national radio Monday. But the humanitarian organization warned that the death toll could rise sharply. The cyclone has caused "massive and horrifying" damage in Beira -- a

Mozambique ’ s President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1 , 000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai, which many say is the worst in more than 20 years. Other officials in emergency services cautioned that while they expect the death toll to rise significantly, they have no way of knowing if it will reach

Nyusi spoke after flying over the port city of Beira and viewing the flooding and devastation. He said he saw bodies floating in the flooded areas.

The Red Cross said that 90 percent of Beira, a city of 500,000, had been damaged or destroyed.

Beira has been severely battered by the cyclone which cut off electricity, forced the airport to shut down and cut off road access to the rest of the country. Cyclone Idai first hit Beira last week and then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi.

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Rescue teams in Mozambique moved hundreds of people displaced by Cyclone Idai's massive and deadly flooding to safer shelters on Monday, while the government made preparations for a cholera outbreak that it says is inevitable amid the devastation. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); In areas west of the port city of Beira, hundreds of people were trapped for more than a week after Idai hit, surviving in vast tracts of submerged land with no access to clean water and shrinking food supplies.

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