With millions affected, Cyclone Idai is one of the worst African disasters of this century.
Beira remains a broken city, one which will be rebuilt in time.
But the hearts of those who've lost their loved ones to a cruel storm may very well remain in pieces.
eNCA's Dasen Thathiah got caught up in the eye of the cyclone in the Mozambican coastal city of Beira while travelling with disaster response team, Rescue SA.
This is his account of their arduous and heartbreaking journey.