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Tropical cyclone leaves families homeless in Zambezia

MAPUTO, Mozambique, 27 January 2012 – According to reports received by UNICEF, hundreds of families in the districts of Pebane and Maganja da Costa in Zambezia have had their dwellings destroyed as a result of the tropical cyclone Funso, which recently bruised the Zambezia coast. Action Aid, a UNICEF partner, reported that more than 2,200 families had seen their houses fully or partially destroyed by the winds and rains from the cyclone.