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Southern Africa: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 15, May 2014

In this issue
The Flood Season in Review

Highlights

  • An estimated 383,261 people were affected by floods or storms and at least 117 people lost their lives during the 2013/2014 rainfall season.
  • Tropical Cyclone Hellen, which impacted Mozambique, Comoros and Madagascar in late March, was one of the most powerful cyclones ever recorded in the Mozambique Channel.
  • In Zimbabwe, the more than 15,625 people evacuated remain in dire living conditions.
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
27 May 2014
Document type: 
Humanitarian Bulletin
Theme(s): 
Early Warning
Information Management
Natural Disasters
Preparedness