The headlines may have stopped, but the crisis continues, with battles against the insurgents ongoing.
To understand how these insurgents have grown to be such a force in Cabo Delgado, some background is needed.
Wesley Nel, the brother of Adrian, the first South African confirmed dead following the insurgent attack on Palma, has recounted their emotional final moments together.
It’s been almost two weeks since insurgents stormed the Mozambican town of Palma, but dead bodies still line the streets and residents live in fear.
Soldiers and civilians on the ground, as well as those involved in rescue operations, have spoken about the harrowing scenes of violence and destruction around Palma.
Unarmed ships have come under fire during rescues from Palma, whilst helicopters battle machine guns from above.
As the crisis in northern Mozambique deepens, US Army Green Beret special forces are being called in to assist forces on the ground.
Having seized the coastal town of Palma, the reign of terror continues, with several villages in Cabo Delgado province coming under attack this week.