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.