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Malawi: Flood: 2023/03/11 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/03/11
Country or District Malawi
Event Type Flood
Outline Following Tropical Cyclone Freddy’s second landfall in Mozambique on 11 March 2023, the weather system moved over land as a tropical depression, bringing torrential rainfall to southern Malawi and causing devastating floods and mudslides. At least 225 people have lost their lives and 700 are injured, following heavy rains and strong winds attributed to the Freddy weather system since 12 March 2023, according to Malawi’s Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) as of 15 March 2023.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Government of Malawi 2023/03/16
As of 15th March 2023, 40,631 households have been displaced, while 324 people have died, 201 are missing, and 774 have sustained various injuries.

UNOCHA 2023/03/16
Malawi: Tropical Cyclone Freddy - Flash Update No. 1 (16 March 2023)

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ECHO 2023/03/15
Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique: Tropical Cyclone Freddy - DG ECHO Daily Map as of 15/03/2023