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Mozambique Floods



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Mozambique floods threaten evacuation areas, situation likely to worsen

Entire communities in Mozambique have been cut off from the rest of the country by flooding, according to leading international relief agency World Vision.

The rapidly rising waters have rendered roads to central Mozambique impassible, as well as destroyed homes and livestock, displaced families and caused outbreaks of disease.


When disaster strikes



World Vision says more than 60,000 people have lost their homes and have been evacuated to higher ground. Resettlement areas, which usually serve as safe places for evacuation, are now being threatened with flooding.
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Tete city is partially submerged after the nearby Zambezi river invaded its banks, causing severe damage
Tete City is partially submerged after the nearby Zambezi river invaded its banks, causing severe damage.
Photo by Lucia Rodrigues/World Vision

More than 60,000 people have lost their homes and have been evacuated to higher ground.
More than 60,000 people have lost their homes and have been evacuated to higher ground.
Photo by Lucia Rodrigues/World Vision


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