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25 Mar
The island of Madagascar, just off the east coast of Africa, has been hit by five natural disasters in less than two months, including two major cyclones. More than 200 people have died and 460,000 have been left without shelter. The eastern city of Mananjary has been practically wiped off the map. The remaining 35,000 residents are trying to survive but many have no housing, electricity or clean drinking water. International aid agencies are helping keep them alive. Our correspondents visited what remains of the city.
4 Jul 2021
Cyclones Idai, Chalane and Eloise caused severe damage to schools in Beira, destroying about 1,000 classrooms. The municipality is now using repurposed buses, or "machimbombos", as classrooms. Five of them are in a Beira elementary school.
25 Jul 2019
About 1.6 million people in Mozambique are facing food insecurity in Mozambique after two cyclones killed hundreds and wrought widespread destruction earlier this year.

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