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Several schools in Manica province of have been forced to suspend classes because classrooms are functioning as accommodation centres for victims of Cyclone Idai.
While some serve as kitchens, others are used as dorms and health centres.
In the Fepom Secondary School, for example, the deputy director argues that a Plan B must be activated so that the students’ education is not adversely impacted.
Lack of food and outbreaks of water-borne disease are frequent in accommodation centres.
In the commercial sector, business owners warn that, with the continuing rainfall and roads impassable, activity will collapse, and prices will rise.
The vice president of the Mozambican Association of Bakeries says that the price of wheat flour has already risen in Chimoio and Beira, and that the next step is that bakers will have no alternative but to pass some of the increase on to consumers.
By Carlitos CadangueSource: O País