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Cyclone death toll climbs in Mozambique as Zimbabwe fears dam burst

Cyclone death toll climbs in Mozambique as Zimbabwe fears dam burst

The death toll has risen in Mozambique, the country hardest hit by cyclone Idai, a government minister said Sunday.

Disease fears mount for Africa cyclone survivors

Disease fears mount for Africa cyclone survivors

Disease is threatening to aggravate the already dire conditions facing millions of survivors following the powerful tropical cyclone which ravaged southern Africa 10 days ago, officials warned on Sunday.

Mozambique says death toll rises to 446 after cyclone

Mozambique says death toll rises to 446 after cyclone

Mozambique has recorded more deaths from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa, a government minister said on Sunday, with hundreds left in camps after homes were destroyed.

Scale of cyclone Idai destruction still unclear as deaths pass 600

Scale of cyclone Idai destruction still unclear as deaths pass 600

The number of dead from cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi has risen to at least 615, the UN said on Saturday, citing official figures from the national governments.

Mozambique cyclone death toll jumps to more than 400

Mozambique cyclone death toll jumps to more than 400

The death toll in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has jumped to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso Correia said on Saturday, adding that the situation remained critical.

Helicopter rescues under way for Mozambicans stranded on rooftops

Helicopter rescues under way for Mozambicans stranded on rooftops

Rescuers in cyclone-hit Mozambique are desperately trying to save people stranded on small islands created by flood waters, the World Food Programme said on Wednesday, warning that continuing rains are making the situation worse.

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique last week, while scores were killed and more than 200 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique last week, while scores have been killed and more than 150 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

More than 100 dead after cyclone hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe

More than 100 dead after cyclone hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe

More than 100 people have died and many more are missing in Mozambique and neighbouring Zimbabwe on Sunday after tropical cyclone Idai barrelled across the southern African nations with flash floods and ferocious winds.

Suspected militants kill 13 in northern Mozambique

Suspected militants kill 13 in northern Mozambique

At least 13 civilians have died in fresh attacks in Mozambique's volatile northern Cabo Delgado province where militants have terrorised villagers in remote communities for more than a year, local sources said Saturday.

At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique, government said Saturday.

Floods kill 66 in Mozambique

Floods kill 66 in Mozambique

At least 66 people have been killed and 141,000 affected after heavy rains deluged central and northern Mozambique, the government has said as it appealed for funds to manage the crisis.