East and Southern Africa


Wednesday 22 May 2019

At least 400 children still separated from parents in Mozambique amidst major funding shortfall


BEIRA - More than two months after Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, at least 400[1] children in the worst-affected province of Sofala are still living separated from their parents as an effect of the storm, according to a new assessment by Save the Children. 


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Wednesday 1 May 2019

Matemo island completely destroyed - Save the Children assessment team report on widespread need in area devastated by Kenneth

Nick Finney, Save the Children's Response Team Leader in Mozambique, said: 

“Our assessment team came back from Matemo Island yesterday and painted a grim picture. They say the island has been destroyed. The hospital, the mosque and the bank are the only buildings left standing.

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Monday 29 April 2019

Cyclone Kenneth: Money running dry as death toll rises to 38

29 April, PEMBA - Save the Children is calling on the international community to commit additional resources to the emergency relief efforts in the wake of Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth, which have battered parts of Mozambique, Tanzania and Malawi and left hundreds of thousands homeless. The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth rose to 38 today, but aid workers fear that is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Sunday 28 April 2019

Fears for thousands of children as torrential rain hampers aid efforts in Mozambique

PEMBA, 28 April – In the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, torrential rain continues to lash Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique causing flash flooding and leaving thousands of children and adults without access to desperately needed emergency supplies, Save the Children said today. 

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