DESASTRES | DISASTERS

23-Jan-2021 to 08:52

S/Africa on high alert as Tropical Storm Eloise approaches

APA-Polokwane (South Africa) — Disaster management experts at South Africa’s Kruger National Park are on high alert ahead of Tropical Storm Eloise’s landfall which is expected to hit the northern parts of the park in Limpopo Province this weekend, an official said on Saturday.

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18-Jan-2021 to 15:26

S/Africa: Experts warn of heavy rains amid cyclone fears

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Weather experts in South Africa are bracing for heavy rains over the next few days should a tropical depression developing offshore Madagascar make its way towards Mozambique and other parts of southeastern Africa.

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15-Jan-2021 to 08:20

Four tourists survive plane crash in northern Zimbabwe

APA-Kariba (Zimbabwe) — A Briton and three Singaporeans survived after the plane they were travelling in crash-landed in a resort area in northern Zimbabwe on Wednesday, state media reported here on Friday.

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07-Jan-2021 to 11:14

Mozambique: WFP sends funding SOS amid rising displacements

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations says it has so far raised a mere 18 percent of the US$132 million it requires to provide food assistance and hygiene kits to more than 750,000 affected by armed conflict in northern Mozambique.

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29-Dec-2020 to 23:43

Zimbabwe evacuates families as tropical storm approaches

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has started evacuating people from areas likely to be affected by Tropical Storm Chalane which is expected to make landfall on Wednesday.

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29-Dec-2020 to 02:05

Flood warning as tropical storm heads towards Zimbabwe

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabweans should brace for heavy rains and flash flooding as Tropical Depression Chalane barrels its ways towards the country and neighbouring Mozambique, weather experts warned on Monday.

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27-Dec-2020 to 12:25

Eritrea reports 4.4 magnitude quake

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A 4.4- magnitude earthquake has hit Eritrea's northwest region of Agordat, APA can report on Sunday.

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