On Cyclone-Shattered Island in Mozambique, Shock and Debris

May 2, 2019

(ABC News) – Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique ripped the island of Ibo apart. Nearly a week after the storm roared in, Associated Press journalists found widespread devastation. The aerial approach to the island showed communities flattened. The overwhelming majority of homes had their roofs peeled away. Contaminated wells have made safe drinking water an immediate health concern. Mozambique’s government on Thursday night reported more than a dozen cases of cholera, a disease caused by contaminated food or water, elsewhere in Cabo Delgado province.

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