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“Hope grown: seeds and rain bring promise to Cupo, Mozambique”

After three years of drought, people in Cupo work twice as hard to make half as much. [READ MORE]




“I know it is not safe for my health but I have no choice”

In the Aftermath of Cyclone Idai, Women and Girls Struggle to Cope with Menstruation. [READ MORE]




“CARE distributes food for more than 2,000 families in Buzi”

To date, CARE has delivered aid including food, water and tarpaulins to nearly 22,000 people. In Guara Guara, a village in the district of Buzi, CARE’s emergency staff has worked around the clock to reach more than 2,000 families with rice, peas and oil within just two days. [READ MORE]




Cyclone Idai: “What would you do, starve or try to survive by what you have left putting your health at risk?”

Martha João, 27, mother of three children is a farmer in Guara Guara, a village in Buzi. Her fields are destroyed, and all she hopes for is standing on her feet again. [READ MORE]




Cyclone Idai: “Nothing left to feed my children.”

Margarida Albino is sitting next to the floodwaters that have engulfed the ground where her house once stood. [READ MORE]



Cyclone Idai: “Anita's Nightmare”

Since Cyclone Idai devastated Mozambique, Anita Salomone has been living in fear. [READ MORE]



Cyclone Idai: “Our roof was flying like a bird!”

Fourteen-year-old Diolinda Fabião stood outside and watched as Cyclone Idai’s furious winds ripped the roof off of her house two weeks ago. [READ MORE]



“Building back better: One month after Cyclone Idai made landfall”

Arriving at Beira International Airport after dark within a week of Cyclone Idai making landfall there were very few lights other than those marking the runway and on the plane itself. The terminal building was in almost complete darkness, but somewhere a generator was running as there was enough power for the luggage conveyor to squeak into action. [READ MORE]




Cyclone Idai: The fear of Cholera

It is a Tuesday morning in Mozambique: 3,577 reported cases of cholera. The number of people showing possible symptoms of Cholera increased rapidly within the last few days. [READ MORE]





Mossuril is no stranger to the devastation that comes with cyclones, heavy rains, and strong winds. [READ MORE]




“New home, new life: how joining a village savings and loans group changed Saugineta’s life”

With the amount she has earned, Saugineta is now building a new home of her own, something she never thought possible four years ago. [READ MORE]







“15th February: the day I will never forget”

Maria Massingue remembers how it all began. [READ MORE]




“Mozambican girls drop out of school because of the drought”

Girls forced to drop out of school to become brides or housewives, whereas they dream of going back to school. [READ MORE]




One Day I will be able to return back to school

Ailora Da Dionora is one of the many girls who dropped out of school in the last two years due to the drought in Inhambane province. [READ MORE]




“CARE saved the life of my daughter”

Mozambique is experiencing the worst drought in 35 years, and consequently many children suffer from severe chronic malnutrition, since the mothers basically feed of leaves and wild fruits during pregnancy, making it difficult to breastfeed their children. [READ MORE]




“The Human Face of the drought”

Seven volunteers learnt how to use a camera and moved behind the lens: Through photographs, they present unique and personal insights into their daily lives in their communities and how El Niño has affected their communities, themselves and their work as a volunteer. [READ MORE]




“Without food we cannot survive”

CARE distributes food to families in desperate need of assistance. [READ MORE]




“Volunteering during times of drought”

CARE volunteers support communities for many years. With the current drought their jobs have become a lot more difficult. [READ MORE]




“The drought is a catastrophe for women and girls”

CARE asked women and girls affected by the drought as well as CARE staff about the most pressing needs and what is needed ot improve the situation. [READ MORE]




“El Nino: The worst is yet to come”

Marc Nosbach, Country Director of CARE in Mozambique, urges the international community to step up its support for millions of people affected by the drought in Southern Africa. [READ MORE]




“20 km's for a few drops of water”

In the district of Funhalouro, Inhambane province in southeastern of Mozambique many women leave home in the early hours of the morning to look for water with drums on the head, and a child on the lap. Most women travel 20 kilometers every day in order to get only a few drops of water for their survival. [READ MORE]





The current drought has affected production of several families who have agriculture as a means of survival. Many children are forced to go to school with an empty stomach, simply because they do not have anything to eat. Nearly 1000,000 children are in acute chronic malnutrition situation. " [READ MORE]






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