Cyclone Idai Mozambique Situation Report

Tropical Cyclone Idai Mozambique Situation Report 3

The flooding and stagnation of water has increased the risk of communicable diseases and a favourable ground for breeding of mosquitoes. Major Health Risks are to do with Cholera and other acute watery diarrhea, Bloody diarrhea, Vector-borne diseases, including malaria, dengue, Other epidemic-prone diseases (measles) and Malnutrition. The malaria cases are increasing in the four-main affected districts with an accumulative number of cases reported of 12,918 cases since the explosion of the cyclone. The highest numbers of reported cases are in in Nhamatanda.