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Ten Days of Flooding Kills 71 in Mozambique

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?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????A 10-day-old flood that has been raging in Mozambique is said to have killed a total of 71 people, according to authorities from the Mozambique National Disaster Management Institute.

Rita Almeida, from the Mozambique National Disaster Management Institute, disclosed the details of the flood today in Maputo, Mozambique.

She states that the floods sparked by heavy rains have affected the North and Central area of the Southern African country.

“Forty-nine of the victims died in the central Zambezia province, where the river Licungo burst its banks” Rita Almeida said.

Report says no fewer than 30,000 people have been rescued and placed in 34 accommodation centers.

Photo Credit: Ldeavila | Dreamstime.com

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4 Comments

  1. amy

    January 19, 2015 at 6:15 pm

    Wow..wat a beautiful city…..c wat flood has caused….its a pity

  2. Tuyeni Namibia

    January 19, 2015 at 6:50 pm

    I wouldn’t mind working in Mozambique though, love their food culture and language

  3. Mabel

    January 20, 2015 at 5:36 am

    Mother nature always have a way of reminding us who is the boss. Sad to hear that so many lives were lost. The weight of water and the current is never to be taken lightly.

  4. Maria

    November 19, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    This photo is not Maputo city!!

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