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AFTERMATH: Cyclone Idai: 'Inland ocean' in Mozambique, while death toll rises in Zimbabwe, Malawi

2019-03-19 14:42

"This is a major humanitarian emergency that is getting bigger by the hour," says Herve Verhoosel of the World Food Programme in the wake of the devastating effects of Cyclone Idai.

Emergency officials worry about massive Mozambican flood death toll

2019-03-19 07:57

Emergency officials in Mozambique have cautioned that while they expect the death toll to rise significantly, they have no way of knowing how high the death toll will be.

 

Civilian deaths mount as US drone strikes in Somalia escalate - Amnesty

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US forces have "dramatically increased" the number of air strikes in Somalia with several civilians killed by the powerful missiles, Amnesty International said, reports denied by the military.

Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

2019-03-20 13:05

The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid.

'Major humanitarian emergency' after cyclone batters Southern Africa

2019-03-19 21:10

Rescue workers have been hard at work in trying to rescue affected people in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and lately Mozambique - which has now suffered a lot of fatalities.

Relief reaches Zimbabwe's cyclone survivors as death toll rises

2019-03-19 10:37

Rescue efforts in eastern Zimbabwe have picked up pace in distressed areas from Cyclone Idai's trail of destruction, with nearly 100 people dead and hundreds missing.

Mozambicans scramble to save themselves after cyclone Idai

2019-03-18 22:31

A deserted shop in the devastated Mozambican city of Beira has become a place of refuge for dozens of families displaced by a deadly cyclone, which has caused flooding and rendered many areas inaccessible.

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