Cyclone Idai called worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone Idai. NASA / Earth Observatory


When Cyclone Idai, a devastating tropical storm, swept across southeastern Africa on Thursday, it killed at least 150 people, displaced hundreds of thousands and left Beira, a coastal city of a half-million people in central Mozambique, almost totally destroyed…

The storm pushed tons of sand from the city’s beach onto downtown streets, complicating emergency response efforts…

Read Full Article; NPR (03-20-2019)

Tropical Cyclone Idai affects 1.5 million across Mozambique and Malawi, as UN ramps up response, UN (03-20-2019)