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| 'We don't have anything': the fight for survival after Cyclone Idai

Added: 21.03.2019 18:05 | 7 views | 0 comments


In cities and villages across Mozambique the huge need for aid and assistance is not being met by a chaotic rescue effort

    The main road connecting the cyclone-devastated Mozambican city of Beira to neighbouring Zimbabwe comes to an abrupt end. A section almost 100 metres wide is almost entirely underwater, an angry muddy gash where the tarmac was ripped away by the floods and raging currents.
    A week after the onset of , as the waters have receded in some places, some of those trapped in villages in the midst of the flood waters have at last managed to get out with huge effort.

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    Pompeo, in Israel, says Hezbollah putting Lebanon at risk

    Added: 21.03.2019 13:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday described the heavily armed Hezbollah group as a risk to their fellow Lebanese and conferred with Israel about the Iranian-backed militia ahead of a trip to Beirut.

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    Pumza Fihlani meets cyclone survivors still waiting for help

    Added: 21.03.2019 9:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

    Eyewitness accounts emerge from Beira in Mozambique, which was devastated by Cyclone Idai.

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    Added: 20.03.2019 15:19 | 10 views | 0 comments

    The storm hit Mozambique's port city of Beira with winds up to 105 mph, flattening buildings and put the lives of millions of people at risk. In neighboring Zimbabwe, the official death count stands at 98 but is likely to grow with hundreds still missing.

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    Mozambique Declares Three Days Of National Mourning After Deadly Cyclone Idai

    Added: 20.03.2019 14:11 | 11 views | 0 comments

    Three days of national mourning have been declared in Mozambique after a powerful cyclone and flooding killed more than 200 people and cut a path of destruction through swaths of southeast Africa, Al Jazeera reported Wednesday. Mozambique’s port city of Beira was struck on Thursday by Cyclone Idai, which brought winds of up to 170 kilometres per hour, flattening buildings and putting millions of lives at risk, the report said. Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi, in a televised statement Tuesday, said the cyclone had killed more than 200 people, but more bodies were still being discovered, Al Jazeera reported. Neighboring Zimbabwean officials said the official death toll stands at 98, but is...

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    UN: Cyclone Idai May Be The Worst Natural Disaster To Hit The Southern Hemisphere

    Added: 19.03.2019 22:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

    The United Nations said the countries of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe were hit by one of the worst disasters to ever hit the southern hemisphere this past weekend, with hundreds still missing on Tuesday, according to The Guardian. There is widespread destruction across the three countries, affecting more than 2.6 million people. The port city of Beira has become an "island in the ocean" after it was hit on Friday by devastating floods so it is completely cut off with the mainland, leaving 500,000 people isolated. “Where there was land, there’s now sea. The city itself is completely cut off. It’s really an island now in the ocean,” said Matthew Cochrane of the Red Cross. The official...

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    Mozambique death toll after cyclone to 'increase significantly': Red Cross

    Added: 19.03.2019 9:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

    The number of people killed in a powerful storm and floods in Mozambique is likely to rise significantly above the current death toll of 84, an aid agency operating in the devastated port city of Beira said on Tuesday.

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    Cyclone, floods devastate Mozambique port city

    Added: 18.03.2019 16:50 | 15 views | 0 comments

    The Red Cross says that as much as 90 percent of Mozambique's central port city of Beira has been damaged or destroyed by tropical Cyclone Idai. (March 18)

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    Cyclone Idai: Mozambique president says 1,000 may have died

    Added: 18.03.2019 16:12 | 2 views | 0 comments

    Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi says he has seen bodies floating in flooded areas near Beira port.

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