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04 May 2000 description
report MAP International

MAP Director of Relief Gives First Hand Account of the Situation in Mozambique

23 Mar 2000 description
report MAP International

Brunswick, GA, Thursday, March 23, 2000. This report is based on phone communication with MAP's Director of Relief just before he began his journey back to the U.S. from Mozambique.

17 Mar 2000 description
report MAP International

MAP International's director of relief, John Garvin, is in Mozambique to receive and help ensure that MAP's initial medical relief shipment reaches its intended destination in Beira when it arrives in country Saturday.

09 Mar 2000 description
report MAP International

Brunswick, GA, March 9 - The number of confirmed dead has reached over 400 and is expected to rise into the thousands as more bodies are discovered. Over 1 million people are either homeless or in need of help. This overwhelming tragedy is compounded by the expectation of 2 more inches of rainfall as tropical storm Gloria makes its way across S. Mozambique, E. Zimbabwe & S. Africa.

02 Mar 2000 description
report MAP International

Brunswick, GA, March 2, 2000 The human tragedy in Mozambique continues with the release of billions of gallons of overflow from the Kariba Dam in Zimbabwe. Fearing for their safety, authorities are instructing people to seek higher ground. Over 40,000 people living in the city of Chokwe, 125 miles north of the capital of Maputo, were hit with a six-foot wall of water which completely submerged the town and continues to flood cities in its unrelenting rush to the sea. Low-lying areas along the Save River are totally flooded. Thousands of people have been affected.