DESASTRES | DISASTERS

31-Aug-2022 to 12:22

German tourists perish in Zambezi plane crash

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Four German tourists had died after a plane they were travelling in crashed in Namibia, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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31-Aug-2022 to 11:28

S/Africa police plane crashes, five killed

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Five people died when a South African Police Service (SAPS) aircraft crashed at the Rand Airport in Gauteng Province shortly after take-off on Tuesday, SAPS spokesperson Athlenda Mathe announced on Wednesday.

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24-Aug-2022 to 04:56

UAE donates food Zimbabwe families

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday donated 50 tonnes of food to Zimbabwe to feed thousands of families facing starvation in the southern African country.

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18-Aug-2022 to 13:56

S/Africa’s dam levels declining – Ministry

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The level of South Africa’s dams has marginally declined over the past few weeks, with the national storage capacity of the country’s reservoirs pegged at 92.3 percent.

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11-Aug-2022 to 11:58

S/Africa’s Gauteng province warns of water shortages

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Most residents of South Africa’s Gauteng provincial municipalities should store water as taps are expected to run dry on Thursday due to repairs of an important water pipeline, Rand Water Company has announced.

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05-Aug-2022 to 10:45

Justice ministers approve establishment of SADC emergency centre

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Ministers responsible for justice issues in the 16-member Southern African Development Community (SADC) have approved a draft agreement for the establishment of the proposed SADC Humanitarian and Emergency Operations Centre (SHOC).

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20-Jul-2022 to 10:20

S/African gov’t warns of water shortages in Nelson Mandela Bay

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation has warned that water taps in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro could dry out anytime unless residents start using water sparingly.

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