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In pictures: Mozambique floods

River Zambezi and flood plains

More than 80,000 people have fled their homes because of floods in Mozambique, after the Zambezi River burst its banks.

The town of Mutarara surrounded by the Riber Zambezi

The town of Mutarara is still above water - but only just...

Flooded huts

... Lower-lying villages have been submerged and at least 30 people have died.

Helicopter delivering food aid

Aid is arriving for the 3,500 people who have sought refuge in a camp in Chupanga, but other areas have not yet been reached.

Maize being distributed

... They have been given supplies of maize flour...

Man with bottles of cooking oil

... And cooking oil but the government says it needs an extra 3,000 tents to protect the homeless. There are also fears of food shortages.

Flooded huts

The floods could worsen, as rain is still falling in Mozambique and up-river in Zambia and Malawi. (Photos: Francois Goemans, European Commission Humanitarian Aid Dept).

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