At least 293 people dead in Mozambique after cyclone: U.N.

March 23, 2019

BEIRA (Reuters) – At least 293 people have died in Mozambique after a cyclone that led to catastrophic flooding, the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Saturday.

“We’re going to have to wait until the flood waters recede until we know the full expanse of the toll on the people of Mozambique,” OCHA coordinator Sebastian Rhodes Stampa said.

(Reporting by Emma Rumney; Writing by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Editing by Alexander Smith)

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