Mozambique – Floods & Tropical Storm Freddy Accommodation Centres Dashboard, 27 February 2023
Feb 27 2023
- Event Tracking
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, Manica, Sofala and Zambezia. As of 27 February 2023, available reports indicate 3,075 individuals (851 families) have taken shelter in 7 accommodation centres (ACs) across Sofala, 135 individuals (36 families) in 2 ACs across Inhambane and 5,581 individuals (1,269 families) in 13 ACs in Gaza. 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).