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Angola:Over 80 People Affected By Rain in Huambo

5 hours 14 min ago
[ANGOP] Huambo -The central Huambo province has reported forty-seven dead and 38 injured, totaling 85 people, in the current rainy season, local fire-department spokesman said Tuesday.

Angola:Luanda Flood Victims Increase

5 hours 19 min ago
[ANGOP] Luanda -Three more people died from electric shock drowning, bringing the death toll from the three-day rains in Luanda to eight.

Mozambique:50 Deaths in Rainy Season Storms

6 hours 10 min ago
[AIM] Maputo -The storms that have lashed much of Mozambique, particularly the northern provinces, since the start of the current rainy season last October have caused 50 deaths to date, and have affected about 130,000 people.

Zimbabwe:Floods Wreak Havoc Mashonaland Central Province

7 hours 5 min ago
[The Herald] Several people, including 85 school pupils, have been left stranded in Mashonaland Central province following floods that hit some areas recently after successive days of rains.

Mozambique:Water Restrictions Stay Put for Maputo

Wed, 2018-02-21 17:37
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Mozambique authorities have announced a return to water restrictions of 2017 due to the scarcity of water in the Pequenos Libombos reservoir, Verdade Online reports.

Namibia:Zambezi Region Faces First Flood Threats in Four Years

Wed, 2018-02-21 16:48
[New Era] Katima Mulilo -The water level of the Zambezi River has reached an alarming level and caused serious concerns that the region might expect heavy floods for the first time in four years. The water level of the Zambezi River stood at 4.10 metres on Monday compared to 2.30 metres at the same date last year.

South Africa:Cape Drought - Kids Lead By Example in Saving Water

Wed, 2018-02-21 14:19
[CAJ News] Cape Town -SCHOOLCHILDREN in Cape Town have taken a lead in efforts to save water in the drought-ravaged Western Cape Province.

East Africa:East Africa Drought, Conflict Affect 5 Million Kids

Wed, 2018-02-21 11:38
[CAJ News] Nairobi -ABOUT 5 million children are at risk of dropping out of school and driven out of homes because of drought and war in East Africa. Children in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan are affected. For many, this would be their second year out of school.

Zimbabwe:Authorities Warn of More Rains, Flooding

Wed, 2018-02-21 11:02
[The Herald] The Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has warned of torrential rains accompanied by thunderstorms, which may lead to flash flooding in some parts of the country until next week.

Mauritius:Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub Regional Steering Committee Meeting

Tue, 2018-02-20 17:41
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, inaugurated this morning the second regional Steering Committee of the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub (CFAH/Hub) at Le Labourdonnais Hotel, Caudan Waterfront, in Port Louis.

South Sudan:Could Tackling Climate Change Help Bring Peace ?

Tue, 2018-02-20 17:17
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Climate adaptation efforts can help restore a dialogue between clans.

Africa:Halting Deforestation - From Aspiration to Action

Tue, 2018-02-20 16:56
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Namibia:El Niño Could Strike Again

Tue, 2018-02-20 16:18
[New Era] Windhoek -Already concerned Namibian livestock and crop farmers had to hear it from the horse's mouth last week that the devastating El Niño-induced drought, which affected about 40 million people in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in 2016, is likely to strike again during the 2017/18 season.

Namibia:Communal Farmers See Auctioneers and Their Agents As Enemies

Tue, 2018-02-20 15:55
[New Era] Windhoek -Despite the menace of climate change that over the last three to four years has threatened communal farmers in the country through persistent droughts, a human issue has combined with the natural conditions to make farming in communal areas an endangered specy.

Mozambique:Floods Displace Thousands

Tue, 2018-02-20 14:11
[CAJ News] Maputo -Humanitarian organisations are making frantic efforts to assist thousands of Mozambicans recently displaced by floods that killed at least 14 people.

Kenya:UN Agency Warns of Poor Rains in Eastern Kenya

Tue, 2018-02-20 11:58
[Nation] A United Nations long-range weather forecast for the Horn of Africa foresees no end to drought in eastern Kenya.

Namibia:Funding Proposal Submitted to Green Climate Fund

Mon, 2018-02-19 14:57
[New Era] Windhoek -The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF), which is the country's accredited entity to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), has submitted a proposal to the GCF for a project to improve rangeland and ecosystem management in three areas in Kunene region.

Malawi:VP Chilima Visits Phalombe Flood Victims

Fri, 2018-02-16 16:24
[Nyasa Times] After visiting flood victims in Salima earlier in the week and giving out relief items , Vice-President Saulos Chilima on Thursday was in Phalombe where he visited 329 households affected by floods in Traditional Authority Kaduya in the district.

Malawi:Vice President Cheers Phalombe Flood Victims

Fri, 2018-02-16 16:13
[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -Vice President Saulosi Chilima who is also Minister of the Department of Disaster Management Affairs on Thursday reaffirmed government's commitment to bail out the country's citizens from the curse of natural disasters.

Kenya:Access to Water, Pasture to Decline in ASAL Counties

Fri, 2018-02-16 15:12
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Accessibility to water and pasture is expected to diminish in Arid and Semi-Arid Land (ASAL) counties as a result of projected dry conditions.

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