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Fitima carrying firewood at a resettlement center in Nampula province

Support for families fleeing conflict in Cabo Delgado

Attacks by armed groups have forced thousands of people to flee their homes in Cabo Delgado. Plan International Mozambique is providing immediate support to affected families and ensuring children continue to receive an education.

Lucilene, 16,  is an outspoken advocate of gender equality, girls' rights and sexual and reproductive health services and information.

COVID-19: Sexual and reproductive health needs must be prioritised

Girls and young women have the right to sexual and reproductive health services, despite government restrictions of movement. Advocate Lucilene, 16, from Mozambique shares her fears for girls during COVID-19.

Rosa, 25, is worried for her family's safety at night.

Volunteers keep cyclone girls safe from violence

Plan International has trained 127 volunteer activists in Mozambique to identify and report cases of gender-based violence and abuse in temporary shelters as the country fights to recover from Cyclone Idai.
 

Amela and her young daughter were rescued by a Plan International search and rescue boat after 4 days in a tree

Mother spends 4 days in a tree to save her baby

To escape the lethal flooding caused by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Amela spent 4 days in a tree with her new-born child before being rescued by a Plan International search and rescue boat.

Tanaka and her family are glad to receive mosquito nets to keep them safe from malaria

Plan International distributes 160,000 mosquito nets following Cyclone Idai

The potential for malaria and waterborne diseases to spread among Cyclone Idai floods puts thousands of vulnerable children at risk.

Young woman receives WASH kit from Plan International in Mulanje district.

Plan International scales up response to Cyclone Idai Disaster

Plan International has scaled up its response to Tropical Cyclone Idai across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi where hundreds of thousands are in desperate need of assistance.

Targeted skills training increases youth employment

Skills training that is tailored to meet the demands of the jobs market in Mozambique is helping young people gets jobs and build better futures.