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Mozambique: Fears for the Lives of 100,000 People As Rivers Burst Their Banks and Engulf Communities in Cyclone-Hit Mozambique

Tue, 2019-03-19 11:19
[savethechildren_uk] Fears are growing for more than 100,000 children and adults whose lives are at risk in cyclone-hit Mozambique as rivers in the worst affected areas burst their banks inundating large swathes of land, Save the Children said today.

Mozambique: Death Toll From Cyclone Idai Expected to Rise

Tue, 2019-03-19 10:39
[OCHA] Highlights

Cameroon: Climate Change - Youth Demand Urgent Measures

Mon, 2019-03-18 17:01
[Cameroon Tribune] Students and pupils from over 100 countries on March 15, 2019 staged protest marches.

Angola: President Condoles With Mozambican Counterpart

Mon, 2019-03-18 16:33
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of State João Lourenço Sunday sent a message of condolences to Mozambican counterpart Filipe Nyusi on the death of scores and other hundreds injured as tropical cyclone that hit the territory.

Nigeria: How PPP in Weather Information Boosts Food Production

Mon, 2019-03-18 15:02
[Guardian] Sharp decline in global oil prices in recent years, depletion of the nation's foreign exchange earnings and consequent economic hardship in the country have compelled the Federal Government to make a move for diversification of the economy with a focus on agriculture and solid minerals development.

Mozambique: Death Toll From Cyclone in Sofala Reaches 68

Mon, 2019-03-18 14:25
[AIM] Maputo -The latest figures on the damage done by cyclone Idai, which struck central Mozambique on Thursday, indicate that at least 68 people died in the worst hit province, Sofala, and the number of injured is over 500 according to a Sunday report on the independent television station, STV.

South Sudan: Using Climate-Smart Solutions to Promote Peace in South Sudan

Mon, 2019-03-18 14:18
[IPS] Yambio -Almost a month to go ahead of the traditional rainy season in Gbudue State, 430 kilometres west of South Sudan's capital, Juba, smallholder farmers are already tilling their land as they prepare to plant purer, drought-tolerant seeds.

Mozambique: Nyusi Cuts Short Eswatini Visit to Assess Cyclone Idai Damage

Mon, 2019-03-18 14:11
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filip Nyusi has cut short a three day state visit to Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) because of the dramatic situation in the central provinces caused by cyclone Idai.

Southern Africa: SA Urged to Donate to Idai Relief Efforts

Mon, 2019-03-18 14:04
[] International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has urged South Africans to make donations for flood relief in neighbouring countries battered by Tropical Cyclone Idai.

Southern Africa: Minister Lindiwe Sisulu On Humanitarian Aid to Countries Affected By Tropical Cyclone Idai

Mon, 2019-03-18 13:45
[Govt of SA] Minister Sisulu calls on South Africans to make donations for flood relief in neighbouring countries affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai

Zimbabwe: Massive Economic Losses in Manicaland, As Flood Misery Continues

Mon, 2019-03-18 13:41
[263Chat] Hundreds of millions of dollars worth of infrastructure, livestock and agricultural produce have been destroyed in Manicaland and parts of Masvingo provinces in the past three days due to heavy rains and gusty winds from cyclone Idai, with fears of further losses expected as the floods continue.

South Africa: Death Toll After KZN Floods Rises to Seven - MEC

Mon, 2019-03-18 13:18
[News24Wire] KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC Nomsa Dube-Ncube says the death toll following days of rains and flash floods in the province now stands at seven.

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai kills 65

Mon, 2019-03-18 13:15
[New Zimbabwe] Tropical cyclone Idai continued to wreak havoc in eastern Zimbabwe, with authorities announcing more than 65 bodies had been recovered as of late Sunday.

Southern Africa: SADC Consoles Member States After Flood Deaths

Mon, 2019-03-18 13:09
[New Era] The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) has expressed its condolences to governments in the region who have lost scores of citizens to prevailing floods.

Malawi: Chakwera and Mia Visiting People Displaced By Floods

Mon, 2019-03-18 12:55
[Nyasa Times] Over 2000 people affected by floods in Nsanje district had on Sunday, March 17, 2019 managed to smile again after president of Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Lazarus Chakwera paid them a visit and on behalf of the party donated tonnes of relief food following deadly floods.

Southern Africa: 73 Dead in Cyclone Idai Trail of Destruction

Mon, 2019-03-18 12:19
[CAJ News] Maputo -THE Tropical Cyclone Idai sweeping through Southern Africa has left at least 173 people killed in the region.

Africa: World Bank Doles Out U.S.$22.5 Billion for Climate Adaption in Africa

Mon, 2019-03-18 11:58
[Concord] The World Bank Group has announced during the third One Planet Summit in Niarobi,Kenya that it would scale up its climate support for Africa through the provision of $22.5 billion for climate adaptation and mitigation from 2021-2025,according to a release from the group.

Zimbabwe: Sand Abstraction Can Boost Country's Irrigation Potential

Mon, 2019-03-18 11:55
[The Herald] Most of the country's low rainfall areas are prone to seasonal droughts resulting in acute water supply problems for both humans and animals.

South Africa: Army Deployed to Mozambique As Cyclone Affects Power Supply

Mon, 2019-03-18 11:52
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa says he has deployed the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to Mozambique to assist with recovery efforts after Cyclone Idai caused severe damage , knocking down pylons and affecting power supply to Eskom.

Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai - First Lady Consoles Families

Mon, 2019-03-18 11:49
[The Herald] Angel of Hope Foundation patron First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has expressed deep sadness at the tragic events that have been brought about by Cyclone Idai which hit the eastern and southern parts of the country resulting in over 70 deaths and destruction of property.