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by Shilpika Das , Special to RedCross.org
The waters may have temporarily receded, but people in Mozambique continue to struggle in the aftermath of the floods, which devastated the Zambezi flood plain and affected more than 300,000 people.
Thousands of survivors are still struggling to recover from the damage inflicted by severe floods, which inundated most of southern Africa since its onset in January. The situation deteriorated further when Cyclone Favio - which peaked at 175 mph - ravaged a southern coastal town south of the Zambezi.
WASHINGTON, DC, March 7, 2007- The American Red Cross is deploying two emergency disaster relief workers to Mozambiqueto assist the on-going flood recovery efforts.Major flooding has affected much of southern Africa, especially Mozambique, and the rains are predicted to continue through the end of March.At least 45 people have lost their lives, thousands of homes have been washed away and approximately 170,000 people have been displaced, with an estimated 300,000 more affected.
By sending the emergency disaster relief workers to Mozambique, the American Red Crossis working with the …
WASHINGTON, DC, February 22, 2007 - The American Red Cross is providing $200,000 to support the emergency relief and recovery efforts in southern Africa. The money will be used to support the efforts of the Mozambique Red Cross Society in responding to the devastating floods that have affected the country over the past month.
Written by Mason Booth, Staff Writer, RedCross.org
Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, RedCross.org
Written by Stephanie Kriner, RedCross.org Staff Writer
From Reports by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the American Red Cross