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Partnering to deliver aid to those displaced by floods in the Zambezi valley
MUTARA, Mozambique, 23 January 2008 – More than 96,400 people remain displaced from their homes by heavy seasonal rains as flood waters continue to rise over the vast Zambezi River Valley.

Health activists spread life-saving messages
Sofala Province, 14 March 2007 – There are few spectacles more pleasing than seeing 100 children’s faces light up with laughter. That the source of their joy is a message of good health and hygiene, dressed up as theatre, only adds to the moment.

Protecting children from malaria and water-borne diseases
Sofala province, Mozambique, 13 de March – In 2000, as Mozambique grappled with deadly floods that claimed the lives of thousands, Rosita Pedro became a baby celebrity.

Flood-affected children go back to school
Sofala province, Mozambique, 06 March 2007 – Until this week, seven-year-old Joana Minete had never been to school. Never owned a book, and never written with a pencil. Today she beams with all three in her life.

Coastal towns hard at work after Cyclone Favio
Maputo, 28 February 2007 – Just 48 hours after a major cyclone almost flattened chunks of this tranquil Mozambican coastal town, the people of Vilanculos were on the move.

Children hardest hit by Cyclone Favio
Maputo, 22 February 2007 – Children will bear the brunt of tropical Cyclone Favio said the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today as the organisation is preparing to respond to the second disaster to hit the central Mozambique in less than a month.

Mozambique floods: Getting children back to school
Mozambique, 19 February 2007 – Orlando and his family were among the first to arrive at Chupanga camp, near the town of Caia, in Sofala province.

Mozambique floods: Preventing the spread of diseases among children in the camps
Mozambique, 18 February 2007 – UNICEF Health Officer Dr. Felix Ramos is no novice to floods disasters. He was here in 2001, the year when severe floods devastated the central region of Mozambique, leaving thousands of people homeless.

Responding to the floods in Mozambique
Mozambique, 21 February 2007 - Together with the Government of Mozambique and other international and local organizations, UNICEF is actively engaged in the humanitarian response to the severe flooding.





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