• Crisis Severity ?
    1.8
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Impact ?
    2.6
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Humanitarian Conditions ?
    1.5
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Complexity ?
    1.6
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Access Constraints ?
    1.0
    No constraints
    Extreme constraints

Key figures

  • 20,000 People displaced [?]
  • 7,013 Buildings damaged [?]
  • 3,818 Buildings destroyed [?]

Overview

10/05/2019

On 24 April, Tropical Cyclone Kenneth hit Comoros Islands. Strong winds and torrential rains affected more than 45,000 people, of whom an estimated 20,000 were displaced. There were several casualties.  More than 11,400 houses were destroyed or damaged. Damage to agriculture and livestock has severely impacted livelihoods. An estimate 80% of the farms have been destroyed and over 63% of crop plants lost, triggering food insecurity among the population. Many people have difficulties accessing clean water and services as more than 96 water tanks, over 600 schools and at least six health facilities have been damaged or destroyed. Access to power has been limited as most of the country’s electricity grid was damaged. ?

Latest Developments

23/05/2019

No significant recent humanitarian developments. This crisis is being monitored by our analysis team.