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Lives Swept Away by Cyclone Idai

Apr 10, 2019 03:46 pm

Three Zimbabwean women are shown standing near the collapsed wall of their family home after Cyclone Idai.
Svodeso and ZCC staff Maria Dendere stand beside what remains of her family’s home.
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ZCC-CC Masvingo

Just a few weeks ago Cyclone Idai hit Southern Africa, causing catastrophic damage and leaving pain and devastation in its wake. Idai is one of the worst tropical cyclones ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, and it is estimated that over 2.5 million people in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe have been affected. The death toll is now more than 1,000 and expected to rise as search and rescue efforts continue for the thousands still missing.



 
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