People are escorted to safety by aid workers at the airport of the coastal city of Beira in central Mozambique, after the area was hit by the Cyclone Idai.
"What we want to do is underscore the sheer level of this crisis, This may be one of the worst national disasters to hit southern Africa in living memory and we will need to do quite a lot.
More than 80 people were rescued by Rescue South Africa and the South African army with helicopters from the Buzi area, province of Safala, where they were stranded.
He told a regular briefing that what was needed was not yet known "because of the amount of the damage that's been created and the inaccessibility to the area".
In Malawi, nearly 1 million people were affected, with 56 deaths and 577 injuries recorded, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said. More than 82,700 people are estimated to be displaced.
In Mozambique, according to the government, at least 202 people are confirmed dead. The death toll is expected to rise, Haq said. An estimated 260,000 children have reportedly been affected, according to UNICEF, the UN Children's Fund.
"In Zimbabwe, at least 102 deaths and over 200 injuries have been reported and more than 200 people are reportedly still missing.
The World Food Programme has pre-positioned food stocks ready to deploy and other agencies are mobilizing stocks, particularly for health and water and sanitation interventions, the spokesman said.
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