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Video September 28, 2020

What’s Happening in Zimbabwe One Year After Cyclone Idai?

About a year after Cyclone Idai hit South-Eastern Africa, the Idai Recovery Project is boosting recovery, resilience and social inclusion for over 270,000 people in Zimbabwe with environmental, COVID-19, health and livelihood support. When cyclone Idai hit South-Eastern Africa, it struck with torrential rains, violent winds, flash floods, and widespread destruction. The cyclone wrecked lives, livelihoods and districts, causing US $622 million of damages in Zimbabwe. To overcome the destruction, the World Bank, the UN and partners have been working with the people of Zimbabwe through the Idai Recovery Project (ZIRP). The project is boosting recovery, resilience and social inclusion for over 270,000 people affected in Zimbabwe with environmental, COVID-19, health and livelihood support for communities.