Cyclone Idai has devastated millions of people in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The flood waters have receded – but these countries’ problems are not over yet. Many health issues lurk in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
In today’s episode Kerrigan McCarthy, head of the Outbreak Response Unit at South Africa’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases, discusses these health issues and the responses that are being mounted to tackle them.
Photo: By Climate Centre PCyclone Idai, Mozambique, aftermath, 15-16 March 2019 (Denis Onyodi: IFRC/DRK/Climate Centre). Flickr