- Administrative division with available number of displaced persons
- Site assessed by DTM
- Event tracking
Tropical Cyclone Idai hit eastern Zimbabwe on 15 March 2019. As of 21 March 2019, according to Zimbabwe’s Ministry for Information, Publicity and Broadcasting, the death toll has reached 139 individuals and 189 individuals are still missing in the wake of the flooding caused by the storm.
Assessments were conducted in four wards affected by flooding in the country from 1 to 12 October 2018, which identified 2,343 IDPs (476 HH) and 707 Migrants (355 HH). Of the 476 IDP head of households interviewed, 47% were male and 53% were female.
Zimbabwe is prone to rapid and slow onset disasters of both natural and man-made origins that have repeatedly caused several devasting effects and triggered population displacement.