DESASTRES | DISASTERS

13-Mar-2019 to 11:10

S/Africa offers to help Ethiopia in plane crash probe

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has offered to provide the skills required to speedily conclude the investigation into the Ethiopian airplane crash that claimed the lives of 149 passengers and eight crew members, a senior official has said.

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12-Mar-2019 to 10:11

Mozambique on "red alert" as flooding worsens

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) has issued a red alert for four central regions hit by floods, a cabinet minister has announced.

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11-Mar-2019 to 15:32

Rwanda: Over 1,250 homes destroyed by torrential rains

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Torrential rains triggered by strong winds have destroyed over 1250 homes in three Rwandan districts in the south and southeast of the country.

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11-Mar-2019 to 14:52

Uganda identifies national among Ethiopia air tragedy victims

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Police in Uganda on Monday confirmed that one of its nationals was on board the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed near Addis Ababa on Sunday.

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11-Mar-2019 to 12:38

Ghana mourns Ethiopian Airlines victims

APA-Accra (Ghana) — President Nana Akufo-Addo on behalf of his country has sent a message of condolence to Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, following the fatal plane crash on Sunday morning, resulting in the death of all 157 people.

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11-Mar-2019 to 10:56

Ethiopia: Ill-fated plane’s black box "recovered"

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian state media has tweeted that the black box recorder of the ill-fated plane which crashed at a farmland outside Addis Ababa on Sunday has been recovered from the crash site.

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11-Mar-2019 to 10:31

Ethiopian crash a terrible loss for UN-Environment chief

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The United Nations Environment Acting Executive Director, Joyce Msuya on Monday said that the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 302 was a terrible loss for the United Nations, member states and for the environmental community.

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