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News | 2 May 2019

Blog: Harsh reality - cyclone Idai leads to new opportunities

Beira, Mozambique after cyclone Idai hit the city
In mid-March this year, Mozambique was hit by the devastating cyclone Idai. And last Thursday 25 April, a second cyclone, Kenneth, crashed into the northern province of Cabo Delgado. Ben Lamoree, process coordinator for the Beira Masterplan, is currently working with a task force of 23 in the large port city of Beira on a plan for the reconstruction of the city, made possible in part by the Partners for Water Programme. Idai caused a new reality to emerge in Beira. A harsh reality too, as suddenly a lot of money became available. Read his blog