Southern Africa counts ‘appalling’ toll of Cyclone Freddy

Aid agencies are scrambling to meet the soaring humanitarian needs amid fears of rising cholera cases and malnutrition.

People wade through floodwaters caused by Tropical Cyclone Freddy in Malawi (AP)

By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press Reporter

The death toll from Tropical Cyclone Freddy, which ravaged Madagascar, Malawi and Mozambique over the past two months, now stands at more than 600 people, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.