International donors pledge $1.2billion to rebuild cyclone-affected areas in Mozambique

International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half the amount the government says is needed. The announcement was made by the country‚Äôs President Filipe Nyusi at the end of a two-day International Conference of… Read More International donors pledge $1.2billion to rebuild cyclone-affected areas in Mozambique

Three dead as Cyclone Kenneth lashes Comoros, heads to Mozambique

Violent winds of up to 140 kph (87 mph) lashed the East African island nation of Comoros overnight, killing three people, authorities said on Thursday, as Cyclone Kenneth swept toward flood-battered Mozambique. In Comoros, the winds caused widespread power outages in the northern part of the main island, Grande Comore, and the capital Moroni as… Read More Three dead as Cyclone Kenneth lashes Comoros, heads to Mozambique

Hundreds of thousands in need of aid in southern African countries following Cyclone Idai

Hundreds of thousands of people are still in need of aid after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in March. One month after Cyclone Idai tore through the southern African countries bringing devastating floods, aid agencies say the situation remains critical with some communities in worst-hit Mozambique only just being reached with aid. The… Read More Hundreds of thousands in need of aid in southern African countries following Cyclone Idai