Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Mozambique: UN Agencies Begin Relief Efforts Following Deadly Cyclone

UN News Service

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are spearheading the world body's relief efforts in northern and central Mozambique, where Cyclone Jokwe struck the coast at the weekend with winds of up to 200 kilometres per hour.
At least seven people are reported killed and thousands left homeless after their houses were partially or totally destroyed, while many towns and villages have no electricity because of damage to power line infrastructure.

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