DESASTRES | DISASTERS

11-Apr-2022 to 09:15

Zimbabwe to repatriate remains of cyclone victims from Mozambique

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwean government plans to deploy a team of pathologists to Mozambique in June to lead the exhumation and repatriation of more than 157 Zimbabweans swept away by Cyclone Idai floods in 2019, a senior official said on Monday.

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08-Apr-2022 to 12:48

S/Africa: Experts warn of heavy rains, localised floods over the weekend

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Heavy rains and localised flooding are expected in parts of South Africa over the weekend, weather experts warned on Friday.

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16-Mar-2022 to 08:43

Magnitude 4.4 tremor hits parts of Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Parts of Mozambique were shaken on Tuesday night by a moderate earthquake that measured 4.4 on the Richter scale hit, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

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14-Mar-2022 to 07:08

Tropical cyclone Gombe claims 12 lives in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Tropical cyclone Gombe has claimed 12 lives in Mozambique since it hitting the shores of the southern African country at the end of last week, the National Institute for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction (INGD) announced on Sunday.

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11-Mar-2022 to 07:53

Another tropical storm headed Mozambique’s way

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Another tropical storm is headed Mozambique’s way and is expected to make landfall on Friday, according to the National Institute of Meteorology (INAM).

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06-Feb-2022 to 08:55

Aid workers warn of dire humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Aid workers have warned of a worsening humanitarian crisis in Mozambique amid fears that the annual tropical storm cycle could fuel an already dire situation caused by a four-year-old armed insurgency.

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31-Jan-2022 to 06:45

Mozambique: Tropical storm kills 21 as cyclone heads towards country

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Tropical Storm Ana has claimed at least 21 lives and affected more than 126,000 others in Mozambique amid fears that another more deadly storm is headed towards the country, the UN warned on Monday.

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