When Idai hit Buzi district, Maria Rosa Varela (56) survived with her relatives thanks to prompt action by local authorities in partnership with AJOAGO, a national humanitarian organization. Credit: Credit:Micas Mondlane/Oxfam
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Geraldina junto a la mina de alquitrán a las afueras de la ciudad de Florencia. Foto: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam
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Yahya* lives in one room with his family and all their possessions. They need to walk for two hours to reach water wells, which are often contaminated by cholera. Photo: Gabreez/Oxfam

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