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Death Toll in Mozambique Flood Still Expected to Rise

Date of Occurrence: January 25, 2013
Location: Mozambique
Event: Flood
Fatalities: 12 (as of January 25, 2013)
Injuries/Displaced: 70, 000 (as of January 25, 2013)


On Thursday, the death toll from flooding in Mozambique has risen to 12 and is expected to increase in the coming days.  The flood continues to affect a  majority of southern Mozambique, where the electricity has been shut down.  70,000 people were forced to evacuate from their shelters and seek temporary refuge in different evacuation centers.  The heavy rains are expected to last until Tuesday of next week.


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