Pictures: Into Chingwizi Transit Camp

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Mar 30th, 2014
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Far from the glitz and glamour of the city- not anywhere close to the high profile talk, debates and promises around Zimbabwe’s political and economic issues- lies the story of the villagers displaced by the Tokwe-Mukosi floods.
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STRANDED…
An elderly woman looks at a five dollar note donated by a well-wisher.

An elderly woman sits next to her shack as she looks at a five dollar note donated by a well-wisher.

DAILY NIGHTMARE..
A family summarises daily hardships by an inscription at the back of their shack.

A family summarises daily hardships by an inscription at the back of their shack.

DETERMINED, AGAINST ODDS, TO REBUILD…
Some families are still constructing shelter. An elderly woman carries timber to build a tent.

Some families are still constructing shelter. An elderly woman carries timber to build a tent.

NO LOAD TOO HEAVY…
No load is too heavy to carry... A boy assists his family to build shelter.

A boy assists his family to build shelter.

DANGER ZONE…
Danger Zone... Children play with Zesa powerlines that fell after a storm.

Children play with Zesa powerlines that fell after a storm.

BREAKFAST…
Breakfast time... A girl serves herself some tea.

A girl serves herself some tea.

Read also:

The Untold story of Chingwizi
Take people out of this hell hole
Chingwizi, a tale of desperation, hopelessness and loss of dignity

Tapiwa Zivira, Online Reporter

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