DESASTRES | DISASTERS

17-May-2019 to 21:50

Training aircraft crashes in south western Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A training aircraft belonging to Abyssinian Flight Services crashed in Jimma zone, Oromia regional state, south west of Ethiopia.

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15-May-2019 to 08:06

Cyclone-ravaged Mozambique seeks $2.3b for reconstruction

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique requires more than US$2.3 billion for post-disaster reconstruction in areas affected by two tropical storms that pummelled the country over the past two months, cabinet spokesperson Ana Comoana said on Tuesday.

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09-May-2019 to 12:38

Mozambique to continue mobilizing support for disaster victims – Nyusi

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique will continue mobilizing support for reconstruction work and livelihood assistance for victims of two tropical storms that affected the country in the last two months, President Filipe Nyusi has said.

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08-May-2019 to 12:54

Botswana delivers donations to cyclone-affected Zimbabwe

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Red Cross said Wednesday said that it had transported the first consignment of approximately 25 tonnes of clothes, food, hygiene supplies, medical drugs and other non-food items to Zimbabwe, which is still smarting from the effects of a deadly cyclone that affected the country in March.

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08-May-2019 to 12:35

Mozambique deactivates cyclone Red Alert

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has deactivated the Red Alert it announced in the aftermath of two deadly tropical storms that pummelled the south-eastern country since March, cabinet spokesperson Ana Comoana said on Tuesday.

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08-May-2019 to 05:49

Bodies of 5 miners retrieved from collapsed Zimbabwe mine

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — At least five people have died following the collapse of a tunnel at a disused gold mine in south-western Zimbabwe, the Ministry of Information has announced.

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07-May-2019 to 17:38

Iran condoles with Niger over deadly tanker blast

APA-Naimey (Niger) — The Iranian government has expressed shock and dismay over the fatal explosion of an fuel tanker in the Nigerien capital Niger.

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