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Africa: Disbanded By Trump, Defiant Climate Committee Moves to Aid Cities, States

Fri, 2019-04-05 10:22
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -The new Science for Climate Action Network aims to translate into smart planning the findings of a landmark government climate report

Africa: As Sea Levels Rise, UN Climbs Aboard Floating-Cities Push

Fri, 2019-04-05 10:19
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] United Nations -Some have also warned the cities may end up being only for the ultra-rich

Southern Africa: Cyclone Idai Showed How Some Countries Battle to Handle Disasters

Fri, 2019-04-05 10:19
[The Conversation Africa] Cyclone Idai has caused enormous damage in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. Hundreds of people have died, about 400,000 people lost their homes and an estimated 2.9 million people have been affected by the disaster.

Southern Africa: Cyclone Idai Shows Why Long-Term Disaster Resilience Is So Crucial

Fri, 2019-04-05 10:16
[The Conversation Africa] Cyclone Idai struck Beira, the fourth largest city in Mozambique, in mid-March with torrential rains and winds of more than 190 km per hour. It took days for the sheer size of the resulting disaster to be understood.

Nigeria: Dealing With Extreme Weather Conditions

Thu, 2019-04-04 17:19
[This Day] Cyclone Idai provides lessons for Nigeria

Zimbabwe: Mozambique Buries Zimbabwe Cyclone Victims

Thu, 2019-04-04 13:40
[CAJ News] Mutare -MORE than 80 Zimbabweans swept by floods into Mozambique have been buried in the neighbouring country.

Zimbabwe: Cyclone-Torn Zimbabwe Looks to Sports for Comfort

Thu, 2019-04-04 13:06
[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWE'S junior rugby side will be eager to give the country an early Independence Day present and bring solace to the besieged nation when they host the Under20 Barthés Trophy.

Mozambique: Setbacks for Cholera Vaccination Scheme

Thu, 2019-04-04 12:31
[CAJ News] Maputo -HARSH weather and badly damaged infrastructure are feared to affect a mass cholera

Mozambique: Cyclone Survivors Face Rising Threat of Cholera

Thu, 2019-04-04 11:20
[VOA] Mozambique health officials are in a rush to stop the spread of the cholera, which has claimed the lives of at least two people in the port city of Beira and made more than 1,000 others ill.

South Africa: What Cape Town's Drought Can Teach Other Cities About Climate Adaptation

Thu, 2019-04-04 07:35
[The Conversation Africa] Extreme weather events, such as Cyclone Idai that has recently devastated Beira, Mozambique, and Hurricane Harvey that hit Houston, USA, in 2017 are the types of climate extremes that cities increasingly have to prepare for.

Mozambique: Second Death in Cholera Outbreak

Wed, 2019-04-03 19:14
[AIM] Maputo -The cholera outbreak in the central Mozambican province, has now claimed a second life, according to the National Director of Medical Care, Ussene Issa, speaking to reporters in Beira on Tuesday.

Mozambique: Cyclone Death Toll Now Almost 600

Wed, 2019-04-03 18:58
[AIM] Maputo -The confirmed death toll from cyclone Idai, which struck central Mozambique on 14 March, now stands at 598, according to the government spokesperson, the Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ana Comoana.

Seychelles: Kempinski Seychelles Earns Another Environmental Accolade for 'Greening' Its Resort

Wed, 2019-04-03 18:15
[Seychelles News Agency] The Kempinski Seychelles Resort has been granted the silver status certification by Earthcheck, the world's leading environmental management and professional services group for the travel and tourism industry.

Zimbabwe: Fuel Shortages Hamper Rescue of Idai Victims

Wed, 2019-04-03 17:26
[CAJ News] Harare -A SEVERE shortage of fuel is hindering efforts to reach thousands of people displaced by the deadly Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe.

Liberia: YMCA, Students Celebrate 'Earth Hour'

Wed, 2019-04-03 15:36
[Observer] Students at the occasion listen to the speakers.

Malawi: Govt Appeals for Aid for Cyclone Floods Victims

Wed, 2019-04-03 13:37
[VOA] Malawi has appealed for international aid for nearly a million people affected by floods from Cyclone Idai. Authorities say people in cyclone-affected areas are in dire need of food, water, shelter, and sanitation.

Mozambique: Aid Agencies Step Up Cyclone Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Central Mozambique

Wed, 2019-04-03 13:27
[VOA] Two weeks after Cyclone Idai slammed into Mozambique, some towns remain all but inaccessible due to roads and bridges being washed away. The situation has slowed the delivery of desperately-needed food and medicine, with most of the aid arriving by air.

Southern Africa: Cyclone Idai Threat to Food Security, Health

Wed, 2019-04-03 13:06
[VOA] As the flood waters recede in cyclone-hit southern Africa, officials are starting to assess medium- and longer-term requirements, including food security, health needs and improving disaster preparedness.

Zimbabwe: Media Company Donates 30 Tonnes Maize-Meal to Cyclone Victims

Wed, 2019-04-03 12:42
[The Herald] Alliance Media Zimbabwe, a pan-African company which specialises in outdoor billboards yesterday donated 30 tonnes of maize-meal to Cyclone Idai survivors.

Zimbabwe: Dry Spell Affects Tobacco Quality

Wed, 2019-04-03 12:01
[The Herald] Mashonaland West is expected to record a marginal increase in the volume of tobacco that will be delivered to the auction floors this year due to the dry spell experienced in the province.