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Stephen Eisenhammer

Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief

04 Aug 2019

SAO PAULO Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day after he was fired following a public spat with President Jair Bolsonaro over data published by the agency.

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat

02 Aug 2019

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the science ministry said on Friday.

Cyclone kills one, leaves trail of destruction in Mozambique

26 Apr 2019

JOHANNESBURG/LUANDA Cyclone Kenneth killed at least one person and left a trail of destruction in northern Mozambique, destroying houses, ripping up trees and knocking out power, authorities said on Friday. | Video

Lives washed away - A mother's loss in Mozambique

10 Apr 2019

CHEIA, Mozambique Maria Jofresse cannot find her two young daughters' graves, though she helped dig them herself.   | Video

Cholera cases jump to 138 in Mozambique's Beira after cyclone

02 Apr 2019

BEIRA, Mozambique The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 on Friday, as government and aid agencies battled to contain the spread of disease among the tens of thousands of victims of the storm. | Video

Amid ruined lives, Mozambique's cyclone survivors face cholera, diarrhoea

02 Apr 2019

BEIRA, Mozambique Dozens of fragile patients poured into a clinic in the wrecked Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, as the government said it had confirmed the first five cases of cholera in the wake of deadly Cyclone Idai. | Video

Hunger stalks Mozambique after deadly cyclone destroys farmland

01 Apr 2019

NHAMPUEPUA, Mozambique Fulai Joaquim has enough food to feed his 10 children for another week, maybe two. Then, he says, it is in the hands of God.

Mozambique to start cholera vaccinations next week after cyclone

28 Mar 2019

BEIRA, Mozambique Mozambique will start a cholera vaccination campaign next week in areas ravaged by Cyclone Idai, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday, after five confirmed cases were detected.

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