Deutsche Welthungerhilfe
room Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 1, 53173 Bonn
arrow_back See all Activities

START Thsolotsho Flood Response

IATI Identifier:

Published on IATI
  • date_range Mar 04, 2017 - Apr 18, 2017
  • autorenew Closed (Status)

After two years of insufficient rains and El Nina induced drought Zimbabwe is seeing significantly more rains than normal this season which is very likely linked to a mild La Nina phenomenon. Additionally, tropical Cyclone Dineo graduated into a tropical depression on the 16th ot February however lt still caused heavy precipitation in Bulawayo, Tsholotsho, Matobo, Kezi, Umzingwane, Bulilima, Gokwe South and Mberengwa districts causing riverine and flash flooding and subsequent destruction of livelihoods and properties. Gwayi river in Matebeleland North burst is banks which culminated in the inundation of homes and schools infrastructure causing considerable damage to property and livelihoods. GoZ declared state of disaster on 1 of March 2017 due to the flooding arid seeks international support to respond also particularly with regard to rehabilitation of infrastructure. WHH has been providing response already under the standing PCA with UNICEF.

  • Material relief assistance and services

Participating Organisations

Start Network International NGO Funding
Deutsche Welthungerhilfe International NGO Accountable


Transaction Value Provider
Type Date


  • 117,969 GBP (Valued at Mar 06, 2017)
    date_range Mar 04, 2017 - Apr 18, 2017
access_time Updated on Oct 25, 2019 12:29:25