DESASTRES | DISASTERS

20-Mar-2019 to 18:00

Botswana Red Cross rallies support for cyclone victims

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Red Cross Society on Wednesday wrote a petition which begs members of the public to help victims of the tropical cyclone Idai which ravaged Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

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20-Mar-2019 to 17:39

IRC launches cyclone relief in Zimbabwe

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — With tens of thousands of people impacted by Cyclone Idai and in need of assistance, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is on the ground in the hardest hit areas providing medical care, supplies, and kits for women.

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20-Mar-2019 to 16:46

Cyclone aftermath: Norway contributes K6million to relief effort

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Norway has announced a NOK 6 million contribution toward humanitarian aid to those affected by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

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20-Mar-2019 to 16:34

UK provides £6m to Malawi cyclone victims

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) through the World Food Program (WFP) has announced that it will provide £6milliom towards support for people affected by the cyclone in Malawi.

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20-Mar-2019 to 11:33

Cyclone Idai: Mozambique declares three days of mourning

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has declared three days of mourning as the death toll from Cyclone Idai rose above 200, with more than 1,400 others seriously injured.

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20-Mar-2019 to 07:34

EU donates €3.5m for Cyclone Idai relief effort

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The European Union has announced a €3.5 million emergency aid package to assist in recovery efforts following a devastating tropical storm that claimed more than 200 lives and left a trail of destruction in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

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19-Mar-2019 to 20:29

Cyclone Idai: Namibian leader condoles with SADC neighbours

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — President Hage Geingob on Tuesday extended condolences to the people and governments of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi following the devastating Cyclone Idai that claimed more than 1000 lives and destroyed infrastructures in the three southern African countries.

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