After the cyclone, "Idai" has declared Mozambique a state of emergency. The spread of diseases such as Cholera. The United Nations has now released the first aid of $ 20 million.
On satellite images are gigantic masses of water. Show the size of the Floodplains in Mozambique. It is estimated that 3000 square kilometres. Eye-witnesses speak of a island landscape in an inland sea. And on these Islands, people waiting for help. Been out for a week. "It was much worse than we have imagined it to be," says interview a South African paramedic in a TV.
"We have seen from the helicopter, countless homeless, thirsty, hungry people who are completely cut off from the outside world. We could not save all of your isolated small Islands, trees and roofs. Some were already dead, others Dying close."