Cyclone Idai Killed Over 1,000 People

MAPUTO, April 15 (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people are still in need of aid after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in March. More than 1,000 people have been reported killed by the storm, the flooding it caused and heavy rains before it hit. The World Bank estimates the affected countries will need over $2 billion to recover. People killed: 602 People injured: 1,641 Houses damaged or destroyed: 239,682 Crops damaged: 715,378 hectares People affected: 1.85 million Confirmed cholera cases: 4,979 Confirmed cholera deaths: 8 On March 16, the storm hit eastern Zimbabwe, where it flattened homes and flooded communities in the Chimanimani and Chipinge districts.

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