The money goes primarily to relieve the most urgent needs. The Red Cross Flanders is committed currently to safe water, a temporary shelter and the necessary primary goods to deliver to people that their entire have and love lost. The organization focuses primarily on remote rural communities due to floods and landslides fully enclosed and still no help received.Read also the Survivors of cyclone Idai in Mozambique to embark on reconstruction, almost a million children affected Climate-related disaster preparedness’
in Addition, the Red Cross Flanders 'climate-related disaster preparedness in the region. The organization has currently a climate project in the border area between Malawi and Mozambique. Thanks to a hatch within this program was the Red Cross immediate funding for urgent assistance. So, the organization has managed to 5,000 of relief aid on the spot to get even before the access roads for days had closed.
"The poorest countries in the South are affected by climate change. Flanders is therefore a function of the population participate in projects in Malawi and Mozambique, which focus on sustainable, structural solutions to reduce the impact and negative consequences of climate change to reduce", said Bourgeois about it.Required assistance
"With the 250,000 euros that we now release, the first necessary assistance such as water and shelter. In the long term, we continue to bet on local reinforcement to the South head to help offer to such disasters as a result of the warming of the earth", according to minister Van den Heuvel.
The survivors of cyclone Idai have now started on the rebuilding. Especially the seaport of Beira in Mozambique, with about 600,000 inhabitants, is heavily affected by the floods of last week. The devastating cyclone, according to a new balance 417 people in Mozambique claimed the lives. Also in Malawi and neighbouring Zimbabwe are already hundreds of victims numbered.