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11 May 2017 description
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Cyclone Dineo struck the southern African country of Mozambique on 15 February. Its torrential rain and damaging winds destroyed 20,000 homes and affected 130,000 people. UK disaster relief agency ShelterBox has been working with the Red Cross to help communities rebuild.

The South West Indian Ocean brews up a cyclone season every year, and in recent months there have been five tropical storms, with three intensifying into cyclones.

01 Feb 2013 description
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A ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) has arrived in Mozambique to coordinate a response to the recent widespread flooding with the southeastern African country's National Disaster Management Institute (INGC), aid agencies already on the ground and Rotary.

Heavy rains and overflowing rivers have forced over 150,000 people across the country from their homes to higher grounds, according to the United Nations (UN).