Lives washed away: A mother’s loss in Mozambique

A tear falls down the face of Maria Jofresse, 25, during an interview with Reuters at a camp for the displaced in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, in John Segredo, near Beira, Mozambique, March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

CHEIA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Maria Jofresse cannot find her two young daughters’ graves, though she helped dig them herself. A single teardrop swells beneath each of her dark eyes as she recalls the moment the girls were snatched away by the fast-flowing floodwaters. It took four days to find their bodies, which were buried where […]

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