DESASTRES | DISASTERS

25-Apr-2019 to 21:12

Mozambique: New cyclone threatens 600, 000

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) has warned that up to 600,000 people could be affected in the northern province of Nampula if Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall with maximum intensity.

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25-Apr-2019 to 20:08

Malawi: AfDB boosts cyclone relief efforts

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s recovery and reconstruction plans in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai has received a boost from the African Development Bank.

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25-Apr-2019 to 05:55

Over 100 people die in Easter weekend accidents in S/Africa – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 104 people were killed in South Africa’s road accidents over the long Easter weekend that started from April 18 to April 22, South African Transport Minister Blade Nzimande said on Wednesday.

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25-Apr-2019 to 05:43

S/Africa: 'We have money to help storm victims' – Ramaphosa

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured bereaving families that financial assistance would be made available to them following deaths of loved ones caused by heavy storms and flooding in KwaZulu Natal Province and other areas which have claimed over 50 lives.

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24-Apr-2019 to 12:50

Mozambique braces for another cyclone

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The National Institute of Meteorology of Mozambique (INAM) on Wednesday warned that Tropical Cyclone Kenneth will hit the north of the country and Tanzania by the end of the week.

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23-Apr-2019 to 22:58

32 dead in South Africa mudslides

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Heavy rainfall that started during the Easter weekend, killing 13 people at a collapsed church in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal Province, has claimed 32 lives so far, according to the KwaZulu-Natal Co-operative Governance Department on Tuesday.

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23-Apr-2019 to 06:15

Train coaches worth $2.4m destroyed in blaze in S/Africa’s Cape Town

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — In the latest suspicious fires on South African trains, the country has lost two train sets due to fire that burnt the carriages to ashes at Cape Town Station, according to the company running the facilities, Metrorail.

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