Rain Hampers Cyclone Relief Effort In Mozambique

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More rain is forecast for northern Mozambique as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to deliver aid to badly hit communities several days after the storm. It was the first time in recorded history that two cyclones had targeted Mozambique in a single season. They tied a rope to one of the hands to try and pull out the body but the rain started pouring again. In other parts of Pemba some tried to return to a semblance of daily life amid the destruction. PEMBA while the United Nations said aid workers faced an incredibly difficult situation in reaching thousands of survivors. humanitarian spokeswoman Gemma Connell said bad weather kept badly needed supplies from arriving in the main city of Pemba on Monday. Scores of thousands of people in Macomia and Quissanga districts north of Pemba and on Ibo island need food and shelter. Helicopters are needed to bring aid to remote regions but the continuing rain is making it too dangerous for flights to be authorised. Rains were still pounding parts of northern Mozambique on Tuesday while the United Nations said aid workers faced an incredibly difficult situation in reaching thousands of survivors. More than 570 millilitres has fallen in Pemba since Kenneth made landfall on Thursday just six weeks after Cyclone Idai tore into central Mozambique

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