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Mozambique

4 October 2016

Mozambique: Red Cross equipping villagers for planting season following prolonged drought

In the dappled shade of a broad limbed tree in the village of Changanine in the Chibote district of southern Mozambique, several dozen villagers wait patiently through the midday heat.
Mozambique: Surviving on indigestible roots
4 October 2016

Mozambique: Surviving on indigestible roots

In her crumbling mud-built home in the village of Chichongole, Mozambique, Maria Mabunda slowly stirs a meagre red paste at the bottom of her smoke-blackened cooking pot. It’s not much for a family of seven, but after two years of failed rains, ...
The path from beneficiary to Red Cross champion in Mozambique
1 September 2015

The path from beneficiary to Red Cross champion in Mozambique

Following deadly floods, Abel Augusto was spurred into action to help his community
Despite risk of violence, Red Cross volunteers work to prevent spread of cholera
15 April 2015

Despite risk of violence, Red Cross volunteers work to prevent spread of cholera

Red Cross teams disseminate health information in an environment where misinformation can lead to violence
Tied to a tree to escape rising flood waters in Mozambique
6 February 2015

Tied to a tree to escape rising flood waters in Mozambique

When the floods hit the town of Furquia in the Lugela community, Zita Nunes was at her farm.
The challenges of returning home in flooded mozambique
18 March 2013

The challenges of returning home in flooded mozambique

In late January, flooding destroyed towns and livelihoods in Gaza province, affecting almost 250,000 people and forcing 175,693 from their homes.
Volunteers provide critical aid to flood survivors in Mozambique
13 February 2013

Volunteers provide critical aid to flood survivors in Mozambique

Hanna Butler, IFRC Women sing in the rain as they set up tents for people displaced by the latest devastating floods to hit southern Mozambique. Like many of the 200,000 people affected by the flooding, these women too have lost their homes and livelihoods, yet they spend their days helping those, who they say, need it most. Amelia Cossa, a Mozambique Red Cross Society field officer, heard the...
Preparedness pays as hundreds of thousands flee from floods in Mozambique
4 February 2013

Preparedness pays as hundreds of thousands flee from floods in Mozambique

By Alexander Matheou Yvonne is 64. She has spent the last six days on a roof. The rest of her family fled the village ten days ago after packing everything they could onto a small cart, but Yvonne stayed, hoping the oncoming floods would recede quickly so she could salvage and protect her house and her things.  But the water flowed in and rose up fast. So she climbed onto the roof and waited. When...
Mozambique floods: Cholera fears amid depleting stocks
15 February 2012

Mozambique floods: Cholera fears amid depleting stocks

Following the cyclone and floods that ravaged Quelimane town and its outskirts, health officials have raised concern over the possibilities of cholera, malaria and diarrhoeal outbreak.
Mozambique Floods: The situation gets desperate as stocks run dry
8 February 2012

Mozambique Floods: The situation gets desperate as stocks run dry

The local authorities in Namacurra in Zambezia Province, Mozambique are appealing for urgent humanitarian assistance following the tropical cyclone Funso.
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