Nearly 110,000 people are now in camps more than a week after Cyclone Idai hit and as efforts to rescue people trapped by the floods wind down, aid workers across the vast region are bracing for the spread of disease.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
As the death toll from a deadly tropical cyclone climbs to 550, Mozambique’s political situation is adding to the woes of its people. Survivors of the catastrophe are scrambling to find food and supplies, but there’s a sense more aid…
The catastrophe is still growing for hundreds of thousands of people across southern Africa. The death toll from last week’s tropical cyclone has topped 300 in Mozambique and two neighboring countries, where floodwaters have stranded some survivors in trees and…
Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi are mourning the loss of family, friends and neighbors after experiencing one of the most destructive storms in decades.
By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
A tropical cyclone tore through Mozambique on Friday, triggering mass floods and leaving immense destruction in its wake. More than 200 deaths have been attributed to the storm so far. Amid flattened and submerged buildings, aid workers struggle to reach…
By Gabriela Martinez
Many aid groups are still assessing the damage and devising logistics to reach the most heavily affected areas, but here are some international and African organizations that are leading relief efforts.
By Maea Lenei Buhre
Unemployed miners retrain to become beekeepers, solar power helps students in Malawi, and more.
By Larisa Epatko
Southern Malawi’s dry, crusty fields used to be waist-high with corn. But two consecutive years of low rainfall have meant scarce harvests and have forced farmers to change just about everything they know about farming.
By Sebastian Rich
As one of the worst droughts ever recorded in Southern and Eastern Africa continues, photojournalist Sebastian Rich has been documenting the desperate lives of the most vulnerable affected in Malawi and Mozambique for UNICEF. View a collection of his photos.
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