The Southern African Development Community (SADC) donated US$150 000 to Zimbabwe towards cyclone idai survivors.
SADC donated a total of US$500 000 emergency fund for disaster mitigation. The money will be donated among Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Mozambique, which is the hardest hit will receive US$200 000 with Zimbabwe and Malawi receiving US$150 000 each. In a statement, SADC chairperson President Hage Geingob of Namibia said:
In this regard, SADC has contributed a total of US$500 000 as follows, US$200 000 to Mozambique, and US$150 000 to Malawi and US$150 000 to Zimbabwe. We call upon all our partners within and beyond the region to continue supporting the rescue operations and in providing the needed humanitarian assistance.
Geingob sent his condolence messages to the affected countries and the bereaved families.