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Cyclone Idai - Emergency Relief Efforts

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Caritas Internationalis
Event date: 
25 Mar 2019

The coastline of Mozambique was struck by Cyclone Idai on the 14th March, leaving devastation and heavy loss of life in its wake.

After the initial damage that was wrought by the cyclone the situation has become even more desperate, with heavy rains and poor weather creating massive flooding in the regions along Zamabezi, Pungwe and surrounding rivers.

Caritas partners in the region have responded and are currently assisting where possible, but efforts are hampered by the dangerous conditions. We will continue to provide updates as we know more.

Your donations made towards our Lenten Appeal are the reason that we can respond to such crises as they happen, supporting and offering solidarity grants to assist in the vital efforts that are underway. 

Please click the donate button and select the Lent Appeal 2019 option to help those affected by Cylone Idai and the continuing floods and storm weather.

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