Responding to a question that the country was ill prepared for the disaster Chamisa said the country was not caught unaware but was ill prepared. The aerial video shows an entire town inundated by flood waters.
"The scale of damage".
"The situation is bad".
IFRC spokesman Jamie LeSueur said that up to 90% of the area had been destroyed.
"Almost everything is destroyed". Vast areas of land have been flooded, communications disrupted and roads destroyed as the cyclone batters southern Africa.
Mozambique's environment Minister Celso Correia told news agency AFP said the deaths occurred in the hard-hit coastal community of Beira and nearby inland Dondo district.
Local people in Beira, with a population of 500,000, have put in an "incredible effort" to reopen roads in the city, Mr LeSeur told the BBC's Newsday programme.
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1,000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai, which many say is the worst in more than 20 years.
Emma Beaty, coordinator of a grouping of NGOs known as Cosaco, said: "We've never had something of this magnitude before in Mozambique".
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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has come to the rescue of flood victims both in Malawi and Mozambique, African Daily Voice can confirm.
That rain was associated with the same storm system that later became Cyclone Idai.
"The waters of the Pungue and Buzi rivers overflowed, making whole villages disappear and isolating communities, and bodies are floating", Nyusi said.
People await rescue on a roof in Beira, Mozambique, on March 18, 2019.
"We are sleeping rough, we are eating poorly and we don't have houses anymore", Mr Paulino said. The airport there was reopened on Sunday.
The U.N. said about 122 people had died in Mozambique and Malawi.
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In Zimbabwe, the worst-hit area was Chimanimani District in the east, which was hit by flash flooding.
Nyusi was speaking after taking a flight over affected areas to view the destruction and rescue efforts.
The school is mourning the death of two pupils following a rockfall which hit their dormitory while they slept on Friday.
"There are a number of people who are missing, and among the missing there will be people who are still alive and whose families have not been able to locate them". Their fate is now unknown because the area is still unreachable.