Tanzania says gunmen kill six in ambush near Mozambique border
According to the Government of Mozambique, as of 31 March, 501 people are reported dead, 1 523 injured. The total number of people affected is reaching 843 723.
The Government of Mozambique confirms 271 cases of Cholera at Munhava health centre in Beira City, but the figures are expected to increase in the coming days. As of 30 March, 11 Cholera treatments centres have been established, of which 7 are already operational (5 in Beira and 2 in other locations).
Beira City (Sofala Province) has suffered extensive damage with almost 80 per cent of the economic infrastructure destroyed. Electricity has been restored to parts of the city, including at Beira hospital. Water supply has reportedly been re-established, with 60 per cent of the pipes in the city having running water, according to WASH partners.
Chimoio city has been affected but is less critical than initially anticipated and access is gradually being restored.
Three Emergency Medical teams (EMT), deployed through the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM), have arrived in country so far. The Italian EMT type 2, arrived in Mozambique and is operational since 30 March in Beira city. One Spanish EMT type 2 is expected to be operational on 1 April in the city of Dondo. One Portuguese EMT type 1 has started operating in the city of Mafambisse as of today, 31 March. In addition, Danish and German water purification capacities, Portuguese flood rescue and relief capacities, as well as a Luxembourgish communication module are operating in Mozambique, being deployed via the UCPM.
The European Commission’s Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated and 31 satellite maps (EMSR348) have been produced so far.
Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations