DESASTRES | DISASTERS

14-Apr-2022 to 10:10

S/Africa: Floods claim over 360 lives, aid to victims pledged

APA-Durban (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the people of KwaZulu-Natal province that his government would provide aid and relief items to help them following the devastating floods that have claimed over 360 lives and left thousands of others injured and homeless.

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13-Apr-2022 to 14:18

Egypt's Aswan: 10 killed in bus-lorry collision

APA-Cairo (Egypt) — Ten people have died after a bus carrying European tourists collided with an approaching lorry near Egypt's attraction at Aswan, leaving at least 14 others injured, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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13-Apr-2022 to 13:43

Ramaphosa visits flood-ravaged South African communities

APA-Durban (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday visited flood-stricken parts of KwaZulu-Natal in the Indian Ocean port city of Durban to offer his government’s support to affected communities, and assess the right response to the state of disaster which has left dozens of South Africans dead.

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13-Apr-2022 to 06:27

Floods claim at least 45 lives in S/Africa's Durban port city

APA-Durban (South Africa) — At least 45 people have been killed in South Africa’s Durban coastal town following heavy rains in the area over the past few days.

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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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