USAID Sends Disaster Assistance Team To Mozambique For Cyclone Idai Response

USAID: Statement by Acting USAID Spokesperson Tom Babington on the Deployment of the Disaster Assistance Team to Mozambique in Response to Cyclone Idai
“[On Wednesday], the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) [activated] a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to Mozambique to lead the U.S. government’s response to Cyclone Idai, which has caused catastrophic flooding, killed hundreds of people, and affected hundreds of thousands of others in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. To date, USAID has mobilized $700,000 in total assistance to support emergency water, sanitation, hygiene, and shelter needs in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi caused by torrential rain and flooding in early March, followed by Cyclone Idai…” (3/20).