Mozambique is reeling after an unprecedented two cyclones swept ashore within six weeks, wreaking havoc and leaving hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced.

As relief efforts continue, Birgit Holm, director of the Mozambican non-governmental development organisation ADPP, discusses the impoverished southern African country's next steps on the road to recovery following Cyclones Idai and Kenneth:

What impact did the cyclones have?

"They have had a very big impact, obviously." Though the first storm was much bigger than the second, "that didn't make the second one any better", said Holm, who has almost four decades of experience in Mozambique with ADPP.

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