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Concern responds to the aftermath of Sierra Leone mudslide

Maedhbh McDonald | 17 August 2017 | 3 Comments

Heavy rains have caused flash floods and mudslides in several parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone with hundreds dead and many more homeless.

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Topics: sierra leone, floods, emergency response

Four stories from the Mozambique flood

Crystal Wells | 02 February 2015 | 0 Comments

The people of Zambezia Province, Mozambique, have come to expect floods. But torrential rains this January rose to the highest level in 44 years. Havoc was wreaked throughout the province, as bridges, roads, homes and crops were engulfed by water.  

Here are the stories of four Mozambicans whose homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by the recent floods.

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Topics: floods, mozambique, floods in mozambique

Floods in Malawi and Mozambique

Níall Ó Murchú | 20 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Heavy rainfall has caused severe flooding across southern Africa, affecting at least 135,000 people in Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, and Zimbabwe. Concern Worldwide is working together with Oxfam, Save the Children and CARE to deliver assistance to families impacted by the floods.

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Topics: emergencies, malawi, floods, mozambique, malawi floods

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