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After Cyclone Idai struck the country late last week, over 150 lives have been lost, 90% of Beira has been demolished and other countries like Zimbabwe and Malawi have been affected by its wrath.
President Filipe Nyusi in a national address on radio said on Monday, that Cyclone Idai may have killed more than 1,000 people in Mozambique.
The local municipality in Beira continues to monitor the movement of the cyclone. Daviz Simango, Beira’s mayor, urged the population living near the coast to be on alert. The municipality has also set up safe zones and highlighted that the public should look out for emergency vehicles and allocated buildings to find shelter, and to seek medical attention if needed.
Due to the scale of the disaster, the Mozambique Red Cross in Beira has already identified shelter, health, water, sanitation and hygiene as main priorities. In an effort to support the teams on the ground, Hollard Seguros has made a donation to support the people in Beira.
Hollard Seguros CEO, Henri Mittermayer, said “We at Hollard Seguros would like to extend our sincere condolences to our colleagues in Beira, our friends and family affected by Cyclone Idai. The extent of the damage is tremendous and Hollard Seguros is committed to being as fast as possible in the analysis and settlement of claims associated with the Cyclone Idai so that our customers can quickly re-establish their lives.”
If you are an existing customer and need assistance with handling a claim, call Hollard Seguros directly: +258 21 357 700 or go to our offices located at Bulha Shopping Center.Source: Hollard Moçambique
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