The Dimension of the suffering and devastation as a result of the cyclone “Idai” in South-East Africa exceeds the worst fears.

The world food programme (WFP), the United Nations ranked the disaster are now among the largest grade a operations, in addition to the actions in Yemen, Syria and South Sudan. “This accelerates the already large use (of volunteers and relief goods),” as the WFP announced on Friday evening.

In the a week ago of the cyclone-ravaged and flooded area of more than 1.7 million people love, and many of them are affected in different ways. At least 600,000 have lost their homes, the WFP. The UN and other humanitarian workers had been since the days in use, to help the tens of thousands who had lost everything. “But now, because of the incredible extent of the damage becomes clear, the number of people in need of help, rapidly,” said WFP spokesman Herve Verhoosel in Geneva. “WFP urgently needs money to provide hundreds of thousands of immediate Survival.”

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