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Cyclone Idai: floods begin to recede near Beira

Mozambique

<p>Floodwaters are beginning to recede near Beira more than a week after Cyclone Idai hit the coast of Mozambique.</p> <p>On Monday, the Red Cross warned that survivors of the Cyclone face ‘‘a ticking bomb’‘, and called for renewed efforts to address the worsening health situation.</p> <p>The death toll in Mozambique is more than in any other Southern African nation hit by the Cyclone and the number is expected to rise.</p> <p>The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said Monday, it will send more aid including food and shelter to survivors on Tuesday.</p> <p>At least 656 people have been killed and more than 2 million people affected by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.</p> <p>Hundreds are reportedly missing in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. </p> <p><strong><span class="caps">AFP</span></strong></p>
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