Mozambique: Focus on fighting “terrorists” ignores real humanitarian needs in Cabo Delgado

Friday May 14th, 2021

By Editeur

Over the past year, long-simmering violence has been escalating in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province as government forces clash with a non-state armed group, with civilians bearing the brunt of the fighting.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are helping throughout the region, running mobile clinics to provide primary health care consultations and malnutrition screening, improving water and sanitation services for displaced people, and operating referral systems, among other activities. Here, Jonathan Whittall, director of MSF’s Analysis Department, discusses the ongoing conflict, the deepening needs, and the troubling international response to the violence.

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