Highlights / Cyclone Idai

International

Humanitarian groups urge Canadians to donate to Cyclone Idai relief fund

A coalition of Canadian humanitarian groups is urging Canadians to show their generousity and donate to a federal matching fund for relief efforts in three southern African countries hit by Tropical Cyclone Idai last month. Ottawa pledges to match donations »

International

Canada to match donations to Cyclone Idai relief for up $2M

The federal government is urging Canadians to open up their wallets and contribute to the humanitarian relief efforts in three southern African countries hit by Tropical Cyclone Idai last month. Large parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe have been devastated »

International, Society

Aid groups call for ramp-up in assistance to countries hit by Cyclone Idai

United Nations agencies and humanitarian aid groups are calling on the international community to boost assistance to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, which in the words of UN Secretary General António Guterres have suffered “one of the worst weather-related catastrophes in »

International

Aid agencies fear cholera could hit flooded southern Africa

The death toll after Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwi is 761 and likely to climb. About 228,000 people have been displaced in Mozambique and diarrhea is already reported in some camps but there is no confirmation of cholera »