Cyclone Idai

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How Jesuits in Southern Africa are Empowering Youth in Mozambique Following Cyclone Idai

Jul 30, 2022

Members of the Southern Africa Province (SAP) of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) have been reaching out to the youth in a Mozambican Province following the  Cyclone Idai, one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa, that ravaged parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe in March 2019.

A section of the reconstructed church structures at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Beira. / Radio Pax

Reconstruction Complete at a Mozambican Parish after Last Year’s Cyclone Idai

Apr 16, 2020

Initiatives toward the reconstruction of church structures at one of the parishes in Mozambique following last year’s Cyclone Idai that caused catastrophic damages have borne fruit, a Mozambican cleric has shared, acknowledging the help from various quarters.

Thankful Mozambican children expressing gratitude to the international community for support after Cyclone Idai

Catholic Children in Ivory Coast to Reach Out to Counterparts in Cyclone-hit Mozambique

Nov 30, 2019

Following two violent cyclones that hit Mozambique early this year causing severe levels of food insecurity among the population including children, Catholic Children in Ivory Coast under the guidance of the National Directorate of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) have been encouraged to raise funds and reach out to their counterparts in the Southeastern African nation as a concrete sign of solidarity.

Zimbabweans receive relief food from a food distribution point / VOA News

Humanitarian Aid Needed in Zimbabwe to Save Lives, Catholic Agency Appeals

Nov 22, 2019

As the landlocked Southern Africa country of Zimbabwe struggles on the political front with a recent Reuter’s report indicating the curtailing of “the democratic space” manifested in “the arrests and abductions of several political activists,” the England and Wales’ Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD) operating in the country has painted a gloomy picture of the humanitarian situation of the country despite its own interventions to save lives.