A disaster on a scale we have ever experienced! Cyclone Idai death toll tops 1,000 along with hundreds of thousands displaced and millions affected
Cyclone Idai which battered south-east Africa in March has now become a disaster on a scale we have ever experienced and has affected millions of people with the true death toll now above 1,000.
Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced
According to 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.
Following is an outline of the disaster, according to government and U.N. officials.