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Nearly 2 Million Cyclone Survivors in Mozambique at Risk of Severe Food Shortages

A man waits to receive food aid outside a camp for displaced survivors of cyclone Idai in Dombe,  Mozambique,  April 4, 2019.

The World Food Program warns 1.9 million Mozambicans battered by two devastating cyclones earlier this year are at risk of severe food shortages without urgent international assistance.

Hundreds of people were killed, tens of thousands made homeless and livelihoods lost when Cyclones Idai and Kenneth hit Mozambique with devastating force in March and April. The destructive power of the two storms has wreaked havoc on the country’s infrastructure and agriculture.

Many crops that were about to be harvested and farm infrastructure were destroyed. The impact of these two disasters lingers on, threatening widespread hunger among survivors of these twin disasters. read more >>>

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