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Cyclone Eloise Leaves Thousands Homeless and Without Food in Mozambique

by Quincy Thomas
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Photo Courtesy of Ricardo Franco/UNICEF Moçambique

Tropical Cyclone Eloise made landfall in Mozambique on January 23rd.

Mozambique has been flooded after Cyclone Eloise struck near the port city of Beira with wind speeds of up to 160km/h. Beira received 250mm of rain in 24h.

Photo Courtesy of Ricardo Franco/UNICEF Moçambique

Photo Courtesy of Ricardo Franco/UNICEF Moçambique

Sofala province was hit badly, especially in the Buzi, Dondo and Nhamatanda districts and in Beira City. These very communities were devastated by Cyclone Idai in 2019 and are now reliving the nightmare.

Cyclone Eloise in Mozambique Damage:

  • At least 6 people are dead and 12 were injured.
  • Over 8,000 are displaced
  • At least 8,800 houses destroyed, damaged or flooded
  • 160 classrooms & 26 health centers damaged
  • 142,000 hectares of crops flooded
  • 176,000 people affected, according to preliminary Government data

With covid travel restrictions, it will be harder for international relief organizations to come to the aid of the people in need.

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