Mozambique – Floods & Tropical Storm Freddy Accommodation Centres Dashboard, 08 March 2023
Mar 08 2023
Mozambique’s National Institute for Disaster Management (INGD) estimates 239,518 people to be affected by recent floods and the first landfall of tropical storm Freddy across central and southern Mozambique (24 February 2023). Storm and flood conditions have impacted the provinces of Gaza, Inhambane, Sofala and Zambezia. As of 08 March 2023, available reports indicate 8,111 individuals (1,938 families) have taken shelter in 10 accommodation centres (ACs) across Sofala, 3,324 individuals (748 families) in 14 ACs across Inhambane, 1,461 individuals (223 families) in 5 ACs in Gaza and 60 individuals (15 families) in 1 AC 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 events develop, ongoing joint assessments with INGD and humanitarian partners monitor the needs and conditions of affected populations in the region.