Cyclone Idai

In this photo taken Saturday, April 6, 2019 a boy watches a demonstration of water filters in the remote village of Bopira, Mozambique.
Cara Anna/AP Photo
April 08, 2019 - 4:57 am
BOPIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique's first disaster was a cyclone. The second has been cholera. Now hunger could be the third. The raging floodwaters that made a large part of central Mozambique a vast inland sea are draining, laying bare a severe lack of food for the months ahead. Cyclone Idai...
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A young girl walks into the water outside a school setup as a displacement center at Inhamizua, outside of Beira, Mozambique, Tuesday, March 26, 2019.
Themba Hadebe/AP Photo
March 27, 2019 - 6:13 am
BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — The first cases of cholera have been confirmed in the cyclone-ravaged city of Beira, Mozambican authorities announced on Wednesday, raising the stakes in an already desperate fight to help hundreds of thousands of people sheltering in increasingly squalid conditions. The...
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A woman carrying water and a baby on her back after collecting water in Beira, Mozambique, Monday, March 25, March 24, 2019.
Themba Hadebe/AP Photo
March 26, 2019 - 5:44 am
BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Relief operations are pressing into remote areas to find survivors of the cyclone that ripped into central Mozambique, while trucks carrying aid attempt to travel a badly damaged road to the hard-hit city of Beira. The United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282...
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Displaced families, victims of Cyclone Idai, eat lunch at the Samora Machel Secondary School which is being used to house victims of the floods in Beira, Mozambique, Sunday March 24, 2019.
Phill Magakoe/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 10:23 am
By cara Anna, Associated Press BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Authorities in Mozambique say that with a key road open to the badly damaged city of Beira, conditions on the ground improving and more international help arriving, vital aid to those hit by Cyclone Idai should now flow more freely. Cyclone...
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A young girl is helped from a boat after being evacuated from flood waters following cyclone force winds and heavy rain near the coastal city of Beira, Mozambique, Wednesday March 20, 2019.
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March 21, 2019 - 7:36 am
By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region's recent...
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A man stands on the edge of a collapsed bridge in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, March 18, 2019.
Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP Photo
March 19, 2019 - 8:43 am
By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Rapidly rising floodwaters have created "an inland ocean" in Mozambique endangering scores of thousands of families, as aid organizations scramble to rescue and provide food to survivors of Cyclone Idai. Mozambique's swollen rivers have...
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People carry their personal effects after Tropical Cyclone Idai, in Beira, Mozambique.
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March 18, 2019 - 11:52 am
By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation's president said. "It is a real disaster of great...
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