The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique has risen to 38, as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to deliver aid to badly hit communities several days after the storm.
Serious flooding raged on Sunday in parts of northern Mozambique hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago.
Mozambique’s cyclone-hit city of Beira has confirmed its first death from cholera, as the number of cases of the disease has jumped to 517.
The RAF has taken 20 tonnes of life-saving aid to survivors of the devastating Cyclone Idai which has torn through three southern African countries.
Residents of Dundee, Tayside and Fife have been asked to dig deep for the African cyclone appeal.
US president Donald Trump has directed the American military to support relief efforts to help Mozambique after the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai.
Up to 20 tonnes of UK aid is on its way to help those caught up in the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in south-east Africa.
Additional aid funding has been announced by the Scottish Government to help support relief efforts in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe following deadly flooding in the region.
The death toll following Cyclone Idai in Mozambique could exceed the 1,000 predicted by the country’s president earlier this week, officials said.
A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding is continuing as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations.
Britain has pledged a further £12 million in aid to help survivors amid the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai across parts of Africa.
The British Red Cross has made an urgent appeal for donations to deal with the “severe humanitarian emergency” caused by Cyclone Idai across parts of Africa.
Mozambique has begun three days of national mourning for more than 200 victims of Cyclone Idai, one of the most destructive storms southern Africa has experienced in decades.
International aid has started trickling into the east African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to ease the humanitarian crisis created by floodwaters from Cyclone Idai.
More than 350 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds more are missing after the cyclone that unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Aid workers are trying to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops against rapidly rising waters after a cyclone unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
More than 1,000 people are feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the president has said.