Idai tore through Beira and the surrounding areas in mid-March, killing at least 600 people and leaving tens of thousands homeless. It was described as the country's worst ever humanitarian disaster. Now, northern Mozambique is dealing with Kenneth.
A new deadly storm hit northern Mozambique more than a month after Cyclone Idai ravaged the country. Homes were destroyed and power lines cut in the city of Pemba, with UN officials warning of "massive flooding."
Mozambique's Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario has welcomed vital emergency aid from abroad as his country deals with deadly flooding. But, as he told DW, more help will be needed for long-term reconstruction.
After hitting the northern coast of Mozambique, the second storm to strike the southern African state in five weeks is threatening days of rain. It is the first cyclone to hit Cabo Delgado province in 60 years.
Serious flooding has wreaked havoc in parts of Mozambique, as houses collapsed in many areas. Rescue efforts are underway to help people trapped by rising floodwaters in the country's northern region.
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