Cyclone Mick caught many unawares despite repeated warnings being broadcasted over the airwaves. Trees crashed into houses causing substantial damages while for others the roofs were blown away. After the initial cleanup of FRIEND office, which also suffered from broken windows and rain water blown in, the programs team went out to check on the communities it works with. The team says on one hand it was depressing as one saw damages these people could ill afford, but on the other hand it was also encouraging to note the community spirit where neighbours who could, willingly shared and supported each other


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