General Summary: A CARE assessment team is currently assessing impacts of Cyclone Kenneth. Initial gov reports indicate that majority of houses on Ibo Island were destroyed. Report of limited damage from other sites. River levels remain below alert level source . The primary languages are Makhuwa, Makonde, & Mwani via @TranslatorsWB source One person is dead and Mozambique's National Institute of Disaster Management (INGC) said 30,000 people had been evacuated from affected areas, and reports from northern Mozambique said many homes had collapsed and the provincial capital of Pemba had lost its power supply. source
Ibo Island - Population approximately 3,000 (location -12.34063, 40.58728)
About 90 percent of homes, which were mostly made of mud, may have been destroyed in the main village on Ibo Island near where Kenneth made landfall. source.
Tourist infrastructure on Ibo has been extensively damaged. Heavy rains and flooding will continue for days to come. Via MozGuide on Facebook Source.
The cyclone cut off electricity and toppled a tower that severed mobile phone communications for most of the island’s roughly 7,000 residents. source.
Lucete - Population Unknown (Location -11.58888, 40.42499)
Macomia - District Population 91,033 (Location -12.2383773,40.1224795)
Matemo Island - Population unknown (Location -12.22, 40.59)
Mucojo - Estimated Population 22,000 (Location -12.0703775,40.4738688)
Muidumbe - District Population 72,840 (Location -11.774899,39.8927669)
No reports on status post-landfall.
The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) initial reports indication communications are down with Muidumbe source,
Narere - District Population approximately 1,957 (Location -18.6697 Longitude: 35.5273)
Pangane - Population Unknown (Location -11.99861, 40.53805)
No reports on status post-landfall
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth core is landfalling at Ingoane and Pangane in Mozambique, with sustained winds 105 to 130 knots. source
Pangula - Population Unknown (Location -12.38226, 40.26417)
Palma - Population 52,269 (Location -10.783333, 40.483333)
Pemba - Port City - Population 201,846 (Location -12.966667, 40.55) Capital of Cabo Delgado
Significant power outages plagued the coastal city of Pemba, where winds gusted to 70 km/h (44 mph) before weather-recording instruments stopped reporting. source
Pemba City, which is the capital of Cabo Delgado Province and the regional tourism hub, has NOT been severely affected and flights to and from Pemba are expected to resume soon. Source
Quissanga - District Population 40,486 (Location -12.4450632,40.4521614)
The International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) initial reports from Quissanga indicate extensive damage to houses. source,
There are also reports of homes destroyed in Quissanga. source
Quirimba Island - Population (Location -12.42638, 40.60694)