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The official death toll rose to 602 deaths as of 9 April with more than 1,640 people injured, according to the Government. As of 8 April, nearly 239,682 houses were identified as totally destroyed (111,163), partially destroyed (112,735) or flooded (15,784). As for people living in collective sites, there was a significant decrease reported by the Government from 160,927 on 8 April to 73,740 on 9 April. The number of collective sites reported by the Government nearly halved, from 164 to 88. The biggest reduction was in Sofala, where 113 sites were reported on 8 April, compared to 37 on 9 April. The authorities have identified more than 28,000 vulnerable people across the IDP sites.
UNICEF estimated that 260,000 children are in critical conditions in the provinces of Sofala, Manica, Zambezia and Inhambane. Many areas remain without power and mobile network is gradually restored. The UN estimates that a total of 1.85 million people are in need of humanitarian support. Beira City (Sofala Province) has suffered extensive damage with almost 80 per cent of the economic infrastructure destroyed. Electricity has been restored to parts of the city, including at Beira hospital. Water supply has reportedly been reestablished, with 60 per cent of the pipes in the city having running water, according to WASH partners. More than 715,000 hectares of crops have been damaged, which will impact food security in the months ahead, particularly as the losses coincide with the annual harvest period. As of 9 April, according to the Ministry of Health, the total number of registered cholera case reached 4,072, with 495 new cases reported. Of the 4,072 cases reported, 3,989 cases have received medical treatment and are recovering. Meanwhile, the Oral Cholera Vaccination campaign ended on 9 April with 802,347 people vaccinated; 96 per cent of the targeted people. The National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) has set up its Center of Operations for Beira in Beira airport. Members of the humanitarian community that are present in Beira are asked to participate in daily Operation Briefing at 0900h. For all those arriving into Maputo, daily briefings is held at 1100hs at the UNDP office to update on the situation, response and gaps, with latest information from the field. The UNDAC Team is currently operating in three different sites: Beira (Sofala Province), Chimoio (Manica Province) and the capital Maputo. UNDAC contact in Beira: Max Schott, +254 780 656 531 (Team Leader) UNDAC contact in Maputo: Nidia Quiroz (DTL), +41 797 454 539 UNDAC contact in Chimoio: Laurent Dufour, +258 866 444 225 For all contacts details please refer to
To contact the UNDAC Team please write at: firstname.lastname@example.org Sebastian Rhodes Stampa will be Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for Mozambique for three months. For an overview of satellite images produced by UNOSAT, please visit https://gdacs-smcs.unosat.org/events/101
For an overview of satellite images produced by EMS Copernicus, please visit https://emergency.copernicus.eu/mapping/list-of-components/EMSR348
For maps provided by MapAction, please visit https://maps.mapaction.org/event/moz-idai-2019
For maps produced by NASA, please visit https://maps.disasters.nasa.gov/arcgis/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=789b1de6df54466bae76a175e0a3e943