News details


Frustration mounts in Mozambique over food, water shortage

Frustration mounts in Mozambique over food, water shortage
Friday 22
13:10 2019

Residents of the Mozambican port city of Beira continue to desperately wait for aid in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, as fears rose that the death toll could soar. Beira, a low-lying city of 500,000 residents, was the worst hit by the tropical cyclone which struck with winds up to 170 kilometres per hour last Thursday, before moving inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi. The situation in Beira was desperate as residents suffered shortages of food, water and other essentials one week after a devastating cyclone. The number of deaths in Mozambique could be beyond the 1,000 predicted by the country's ...

Rate this article:

Read more from Aljazeera : Frustration mounts in Mozambique over food, water shortage
Aljazeera : Frustration mounts in Mozambique over food, water shortage

Summary: 15,000 people, many of them ill, are still stranded more than a week after Cyclone Idai struck.

🎬Latest Reviews

‘Now I have a future’: how furlough helped a paddle-sports business stay afloat

Ross Dempster of Beyond Adventure: ‘We were looking at the spreadsheets before ...

‘The next patient could be me’: For a family of Filipino doctors, pandemic is personal

While they toil to save the lives of coronavirus patients, physicians face ...

Bank sanctions, delistings: U.S. poised to take financial fight to China

The dimensions of the conflict broadened this month when President Trump moved ...

Researchers ponder why covid-19 appears deadlier in the U.S. and Europe than in Asia

Huge global difference in mortality leads to speculation about genes, immunity and ...

EU says conditions needed in Lufthansa bailout, seeks deal

The EU competition chief says she is not “creating extra hurdles” for ...

Afghan government says Taliban attack on checkpoint kills 14

Afghanistan’s Defense Ministry says Taliban fighters have attacked an army checkpoint in ...
🎬Most popular reviews

Munich shooter was mentally ill loner Ali David Sonboly obsessed with shooting sprees

As the first pictures of those killed started to emerge yesterday, it ...

Mom-of-14 Natalie Suleman tells of shame over stripper past and Xanax addiction

Controversial mother of 14 Natalie Suleman has told how she was forced ...

Magic numbers: can maths equations be beautiful?

Paul Dirac had an eye for beauty. In one essay, from May ...

'English-speaking' homeless woman in Rome called 'Maria' could be Madeleine McCann

The blonde girl (pictured), who is thought to be in her late ...

Son of Pablo Escobar says the Colombian drug lord KILLED HIMSELF

Sebastian Marroquin, 39, pictured with his father Pablo Escobar, said it was ...

Sex, snogs and saints: Six shocking Madonna moments

After almost four decades in the public eye, Madonna has created more ...


Login / Sign Up

Popular Entities



Popular categories