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Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai - What Were Their Names?

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2019-03-24 17:15
[Zimbabwe Standard] "What was his name?" asks Andy Dufresne at breakfast on his first morning in Shawshank Prison. It's a scene in the timeless movie, Shawshank Redemption.

Zimbabwe: Leaving Charles Lwanga School

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2019-03-24 17:10
[Zimbabwe Standard] Many sad and disturbing stories have been told and continue to be told about Cyclone Idai, which has claimed the lives of hundreds of people in Zimbabwe and neighbouring Mozambique. For 15-year-old Noah Zimbeva, a survivor of the devastation, the experience remains unique to him and his family.

Zimbabwe: Roots Supports Girls in Chipinge, Chimanimani

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2019-03-24 17:08
[Zimbabwe Standard] In response to the Cyclone Idai disaster, a local youth-serving organisation operating in Mashonaland Central province, Roots, has donated over 1 000 packs of sanitary pads for girls affected by the disaster.

Zimbabwe: Let Us Avoid Disease in Chimanimani

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2019-03-24 16:59
[Zimbabwe Standard] Reports filtering in from Cyclone Idai disaster areas yesterday included fears of a cholera outbreak which is said to be raising its ugly head in neighbouring Mozambique.

Zimbabwe: Clergyman Contributes to Cyclone Idai

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2019-03-24 16:54
[Zimbabwe Standard] SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwean pastor, Chenjerai Kangausaru, who is in the country to donate goods to Cyclone Idai victims, has urged Zimbabweans and Africa as a whole to unite in love for the continent to be prosperous.

Mozambique: Mozambicans Start Picking Up the Pieces After Cyclone Idai

Climate change in Africa News - Sun, 2019-03-24 15:10
[News24Wire] A week ago, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi were hit by one of the biggest tropical cyclone ever recorded in the southern African region.

Malawi: Tanzania Donates Relief Items After Cyclone Idai

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 17:02
[Nyasa Times] Just as the old adage says the United Republic of Tanzania has shown it is a friend in need is a friend indeed by donating 200 metric tons of maize and a truck load of medical supplies on Friday to the people that have been affected by natural disaster caused by heavy rains in the southern part of Malawi.

Zimbabwe: Govt Dismisses Cyclone Rip-Off

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:52
[The Herald] Government and the ruling Zanu PF have dismissed circulating reports alleging that some homeless victims of Cyclone Idai in Bikita were being ripped off through paying a daily levy for accommodation, by fellow villagers in the disaster prone district.

Zimbabwe: Logistics Boost for Cyclone Idai Relief Operations

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:52
[The Herald] RELIEF operations to assist people who have been affected by Cyclone Idai are progressing well with more aid continuing to pour from various organisations and individuals.

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai - the Tears of Bikita

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:52
[The Herald] Cyclone Idai victims in Bikita look up to the heavens for respite as they ponder how disaster seems to only stalk them.

Zimbabwe: Nation Mourns Its Dear Departed

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:37
[The Herald] Zvamaida Murwira and Innocent Ruwende

Zimbabwe: China Pours in U.S.$800 000

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:37
[The Herald] China yesterday donated US$800 000 to victims of Cyclone Idai which left over 139 people dead and destroyed property in Manicaland and parts of Masvingo.

Zimbabwe: Warriors to Play for Cyclone Idai Victims

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:37
[The Herald] WARRIORS midfielder Ovidy Karuru says they have a responsibility to win tomorrow's 2019 AFCON qualifier against Congo-Brazzaville to cheer the spirits of the people whose lives have been shattered by Cyclone Idai.

Zimbabwe: . . . Search On for Missing Persons

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:37
[The Herald] GOVERNMENT is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that all those who succumbed to Cyclone Idai are given decent burials, with those tasked with the mission to rebury the bodies walking for more than 20km to carry out the task.

Zimbabwe: More Aid for Cyclone Victims

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:37
[The Herald] GOVERNMENT and the corporate world have made great strides in assisting the victims of Cyclone Idai through donations and all other forms of assistance.

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai Donations - Govt Pledges Transparency

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:37
[The Herald] Last week Cyclone Idai battered Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique, leaving a trail of death and destruction of biblical proportions, with close to two million people affected by the tropical storm. In Zimbabwe, the death toll stood at 142, Malawi 57 while in Mozambique it is feared that up to 1 000 people have died. Many more are still missing and the death toll is rising.

Zimbabwe: UK Commits U.S.$23 Million Towards Cycone Idai

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 16:37
[The Herald] THE United Kingdom has committed US$23 million to assist victims of Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa, British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Ms Melanie Robinson has said.

Zimbabwe: 700 Homes Destroyed in Chikomba, One Death Recorded

Climate change in Africa News - Sat, 2019-03-23 15:27
[New Zimbabwe] A total of 700 families in Mashonaland East's Chikomba district had their homes destroyed by Cyclone Idai last weekend, following heavy rains and storms that pounded the area, officials have said.

Zimbabwe: Of Cyclone Idai and a Benevolent Ruler

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2019-03-22 17:57
[Zimbabwe Independent] "We receive our fuel through the pipeline and it has not been disturbed by the rains. We will not be affected by anything at all."

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Survivors Get Massive Support

Climate change in Africa News - Fri, 2019-03-22 17:52
[Zimbabwe Independent] While Zimbabwe's cash-strapped government was sluggish in its initial response to the devastating Cylone Idai before releasing RTGS$50 million and deploying the army to clear roads and rescue survivors, the international community, corporates, humanitarian organisations, well-wishers and churches have stepped in to provide urgent relief to victims in Chimanimani and Chipinge.

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