“On the Front Line” Screening to Benefit Gorongosa National Park
A screening of the documentary “On the Front Line: The Rangers of Gorongosa National Park” will be held to benefit Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park as it recovers from the recent devastation from Cyclone Idai starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in McCosh Hall, Room 50.
In March, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi were hit by one of the worst tropical cyclones to affect the Southern Hemisphere. Devasting flooding killed more than 1,000 people, injured thousands, and affected nearly 3 million people. In central Mozambique, Gorongosa National Park has devoted their own resources to the rescue and delivery of emergency aid to communities surrounding the park. Park officials estimate that they will be feeding as many as 40,000 people for three months until crops can regrow.
The screening is free and open to the public — donations to the Gorongosa Cyclone Relief Fund are encouraged. On-site donations can be made at the event via Paypal.
This event is organized by Princeton graduate and undergraduate students and postdoctoral researchers with connections to Africa, Mozambique and Gorongosa, and sponsored by the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, the Brazil LAB, the PACE Center for Civic Engagement, and the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI).