DESASTRES | DISASTERS

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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24-Dec-2020 to 09:27

Zimbabwe on high alert as experts track tropical storm's path

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has activated its emergency response mechanism amid fears that Tropical Storm Chalane could strike the eastern part of the country in early January 2021.

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22-Dec-2020 to 12:54

S/Africa: About 700 perish in road accidents since December 1

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — More than 690 people have perished in accidents on South African roads during the first three weeks of December, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalule said on Tuesday.

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