DESASTRES | DISASTERS

03-May-2019 to 05:24

S/Africa witnesses decline in Easter road fatalities – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s road fatalities decreased by 48% over this year’s Easter holiday compared to the same period in 2018, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

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01-May-2019 to 13:30

Ramaphosa declares mourning period for S/Africa’s flood victims

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared seven days of national mourning starting on Wednesday for the 70 people who lost their lives in the floods that have ravaged the country in the past week.

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01-May-2019 to 09:03

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth death toll rises to 41

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique has risen to 41 and is expected to rise as flooding continues, an official said on Tuesday.

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29-Apr-2019 to 15:47

Mozambique cyclone death toll climbs

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll from the cyclone that ravaged much of northern Mozambique last week has reached at least 38, official figures released by the government on Monday suggest.

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29-Apr-2019 to 06:17

Cyclone Kenneth: EU supports Mozambique, Comoros recovery efforts

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The European Union has pledged €1.5 million to assist Mozambique and the Comoros respond to the effects of Cyclone Kenneth that has caused widespread destruction in the two countries since last week.

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26-Apr-2019 to 15:34

Another cyclone devastates Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Red Cross teams in northern Mozambique have been reporting serious damage in towns and communities that bore the brunt of Cyclone Kenneth overnight.

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26-Apr-2019 to 07:14

Mop-up operations intensify in S/Africa’s floods-hit KZN province

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Disaster relief efforts continue in South Africa, with rescue operations still being conducted in areas affected by the rain-induced floods by both government and non-government officials in KwaZulu Natal Province.

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