Floods displace 70,000 and kill 36 in Mozambique
(January and February 2013 - source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21206347 and UN
The UN has staff on the ground in the worst-affected areas where food distribution has begun, and is setting up water supply structures, but Ms Topping, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Mozambique, said that: "We will be appealing to our donors to make additional funds available immediately to help deal with this emergency."
But it appears that aid has not yet reached many of the displaced. An AFP reporter in Gaza (Mozambique) saw tens of thousands of people camping out at roadsides, some forced to eat grasshoppers to survive.
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