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Devex: Mozambique: Donor pledges for cyclone recovery fall short


Devex quoted Jean-Dominique Bodard, CARE senior emergency response manager, on concerns regarding the $3.2 billion needed for Mozambique to rebuild. Donors have pledged $1.2 billion, but it is questionable if the donors will follow through. Also there are concerns that the needs of women and girls were overlooked. CARE found that women affected by the cyclones are worried about their safety, exploitation and violence due to changed gender roles in the community. “If we don’t get enough funds, the poorest will suffer,” Bodard said. Read more here.


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