Mozambique – Floods & Tropical Storm Freddy Accommodation Centres Dashboard, 06 March 2023
Mar 06 2023
Mozambique’s National Institute for Disaster Management (INGD) estimates 1.75 million people to be affected by recent floods and subsequent landfall of the tropical storm Freddy across central and southern Mozambique. Making landfall on 24 February 2023, Tropical Storm Freddy has impacted the provinces of Gaza, Inhambane, Sofala and Zambezia. As of 06 March 2023, available reports indicate 8,111 individuals (1,923 families) have taken shelter in 10 accommodation centres (ACs) across Sofala, 3,828 individuals (877 families) in 17 ACs across Inhambane, 1,461 individuals (223 families) in 5 ACs in Gaza and 313 individuals (78 families) in 2 ACs in Zambezia. The majority of these centres are schools and churches. Reported priority needs include WASH, protection, health, food and emergency shelters. As rain and flood conditions develop, ongoing joint assessments with INGD and humanitarian partners monitor the needs and conditions of affected populations in the region. For further information see Mozambique: Severe Tropical Storm Freddy and Floods - Flash Update No.5 (as of 26 February 2023).