Woman gives birth on top of mango tree during Cyclone Idai


A woman who was rendered homeless from the floods of the fatal cyclone that hit southern Africa last month gave birth to a baby girl while on top of a mango tree.

Single mother Amelia climbed up the tree with her 2-year-old son as the rising flood waters of Cyclone Idai hurried into her house in central Mozambique.

“I had no choice but to climb a tree, I was alone with my son. Then the pain started, and I had no one around to help me,” she told the United Nation’s children’s agency UNICEF.

A mother said that she gave birth to her baby on top of tree because she was alone with her children

“In a few hours, I gave birth to my baby girl Sara, on top of that mango tree. I was completely alone with Sara and my son.” Woman said.

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