UNOCHA has appealed for donations. They have tweeted UN teams have arrived on the ground in Beira where CycloneIdai has left a trail of devastation, cutting off electricity and communications, destroying homes, medical facilities and crops.
Jacob Mafume, the spokesman for Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change party, has said there is a serious humanitarian crisis unfolding in eastern Zimbabwe districts. He has tweeted:
Serious humanitarian crisis unfolding in Chimanimani Chipinge most of our structures comms are down. We need state intervention on a massive scale to avoid biblical disaster, homes bridges being washed away lives in danger