Five things that you need to know (now) about Cabo Delgado, and the humanitarian crisis

In April MSF’s Amanda Bergman and Tadeu Andre travelled to Cabo Delgado province to document the unfolding humanitarian situation. Here is their story By Doctors Without Borders Here are five things you need to know about how this conflict is affecting the people in northern Mozambique: 1. Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced 2. People flee with nothing and are in need of everything 3. Huge psychological trauma 4. An already fragile health system has been further impacted 5. The needs outweigh the current humanitarian response on the ground Mozambique is home to incredible natural beauty. As you travel from Pemba, capital of the northern province of Cabo Delgado, to Montepuez, its second-largest city, you see countless baobab trees and the most beautiful birds, such as Zanzibar red bishops and Bertram’s weavers, flying across the landscape. You also see many people walking alongside the road, carrying small colourful bundles containing their belongings.

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