It is hard to put into words just how soul-destroying it is to see television footage of vast swathes of flooded fields in Malawi following the havoc wrecked by Cyclone Idai, writes Concern's Director of International Programmes Anne O'Mahony.
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More than 430 people have been killed with hundreds more missing across Southern Africa due to one of the worst tropical cyclones on record.
Massive flooding in Malawi has meant thousands are now homeless. We're supporting those affected with essential supplies.
Serious floods have devastated Malawi over the last month. The flooding is so widespread that the government has declared half of the country to be in a state of disaster. There has been extensive damage to crops. Floods have washed away livestock and caused significant damage to roads and bridges.
Heavy rainfall has caused severe flooding across southern Africa, affecting at least 135,000 people in Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, and Zimbabwe. Concern Worldwide is working together with Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE to deliver assistance to families impacted by the floods.