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Cyclone-hit Mozambique launches mass cholera vaccination blitz

Cyclone-hit Mozambique launches mass cholera vaccination blitz

A vaccination campaign was launched in Mozambique's central city of Beira on Wednesday after a cyclone slammed into the region and unleashed an outbreak of cholera, authorities said.

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.

Zimbabwe cyclone survivors tearfully list dead relatives

Zimbabwe cyclone survivors tearfully list dead relatives

Agony is etched in Tapiwa Chanyawo's face as he tells of the night the storm came, a mudslide swept away their home, and his family died.

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.

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.