Joint statement by CVM, ICRC and IFRC on the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement response to humanitarian needs in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique, after cyclone Kenneth
Cyclone Kenneth made landfall on the night of 25 April 2019, affecting Cabo Delgado and Nampula Provinces in northeast Mozambique. In Cabo Delgado, the province worst affected by the disaster, it is estimated that 168,000 people have been affected, 37,000 houses damaged or destroyed, and 31,000 hectares of farmland lost. Cyclone Kenneth was the second cyclone to hit Mozambique within six weeks. The first, Cyclone Idai, made landfall on 14 March, affecting 1,5 million people in the central provinces, and caused the worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique’s recent history. The Cruz Vermelha de Moçambique (CVM), with the support of the IFRC and the ICRC, has been at the forefront of the response to both disasters.
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