DESASTRES | DISASTERS

13-Feb-2019 to 14:28

Five perish in Kenya plane crash

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Three American tourists are among five passengers who perished after a light aircraft crashed Wednesday at Kamwingi area in Londiani, in Western Kenya, local media has reported.

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05-Feb-2019 to 21:43

Mauritania: Seven gold diggers killed in road accident

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Seven Mauritanian gold diggers were killed last night in a road accident in the north of the country, security and medical sources in Zouerate, more than 600 kilometers north of Nouakchott confirmed.

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31-Jan-2019 to 16:50

Conakry car crash kills four

APA-Conakry (Guinea) By Sadjo Diallo — Four people were killed and several others injured after a minibus collided with a trailer truck in the Guinean capital Conakry on Thursday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 16:32

Djibouti: 30 perish in double boat tragedy

APA-Djibouti (Djibouti) — At least 30 people are now known to have perished after Tuesday’s double boat tragedy off the coast of Djibouti.

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26-Jan-2019 to 16:29

Uganda launches 5-year refugee health response plan

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda’s government and development partners including UN agencies have launched a Health Response Plan to ensure equitable access to quality health services for hundreds of thousands of refugees and host communities in Uganda.

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23-Jan-2019 to 12:05

Update: Tropical storm Desmond displaces 120K in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's disaster relief agency, the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) has announced that at least 120,000 people have left their flooded homes as a result of heavy rains in the central port city of Beira, caused by tropical storm Desmond.

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23-Jan-2019 to 11:12

400 people homeless as Tropical Cyclone Desmond lashes Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least 400 people have vacated their homes after Mozambique's fourth largest city was inundated by flooding, following the arrival of tropical cyclone Desmond, which swept through the country's central regions on Wednesday.

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