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19 Feb 2007 description
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Terrible floods have placed thousands of families in Mozambique's ZambeziValley at risk.

Homes are submerged, crops have been wiped out, and entire villages lie in ruins.

World Relief is launching an emergency response - distributing food to victims and working with local churches to help the most vulnerable.

Many of those affected by the floods are in areas where World Relief operates long-term health and AIDS prevention programs.

Food distributions will target orphans, their caregivers, and people living with AIDS.

Urgent Appeal

The local people are looking to us …

17 Mar 2005 description
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Constancia's Perseverance

27 Jan 2003 description
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BALTIMORE, January 27, 2003 - World Relief President Clive Calver returned last week from Mozambique, where he said the famine is worse than what is being reported.

23 Mar 2000 description
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WHEATON, Ill., March 23, 2000 - World Relief has begun distribution of seeds and tools to 26,260 farmers who lost their crops in the Chokwe, Guija and Mabalane districts of Mozambique.

07 Mar 2000 description
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WHEATON, Ill., March 7, 2000 - Receding waters have minimized the need for further search and rescue operations in the Chokwe area of southern Mozambique. All of World Relief's staff have been located and are alive. Focus now turns to immediate relief needs including providing clean water, food and recognizing the signs of killer diseases.

02 Mar 2000 description
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WHEATON, Ill., March 2, 2000 - With at least 35 of its staff still missing and its offices and program records under water, World Relief faces a challenge in Mozambique unlike any other disaster it's ever faced.

27 Feb 2000 description
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WHEATON, Ill., Feb. 27, 2000 - Last night World Relief's Dr. Pieter Ernst mounted a search and rescue operation in Chokwe, Mozambique, when the town was unexpectedly flooded during the night, leaving thousands trapped. While several World Relief staff made it out of Chokwe before flood waters cut them off, they did not know what happened to other staff, including Dr. Ernst, who was last seen trying to reach a boat for evacuation.