DESASTRES | DISASTERS

18-Apr-2019 to 11:07

S/African minister calls for support of Cyclone Idai victims

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has encouraged South Africans to assist victims affected by Cyclone Idai in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe – a month after the three countries were hit by the disaster.

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11-Apr-2019 to 05:42

S/Africa sends relief aid to cyclone-hit Malawi

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa continues to help and respond to urgent needs of its neighbours following the humanitarian disaster left behind by Cyclone Idai in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

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09-Apr-2019 to 20:41

Ireland gifts €750,000 to Malawi flood victims

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The Irish government has allocated some €750,000 in response to the recent flooding in Malawi.

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09-Apr-2019 to 12:46

EU unveils additional €12m support for Cyclone Idai victims

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The European Union on Tuesday announced an additional €12 million in humanitarian support to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi as the three southern African countries battled to recover from the aftermath of a deadly tropical cyclone that claimed close to 1000 lives in March.

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08-Apr-2019 to 22:59

12 perish in Cameron road collision

APA - Douala (Cameroon) By Mbog Achille — Twenty people were killed in a collision between a public transport bus and a truck on Monday in Elogbatindi southern Cameroon.

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07-Apr-2019 to 09:15

Cyclone Idai: Confirmed deaths rise above 600 in Mozambique, hundreds missing

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The death toll in Mozambique from last month’s deadly Cyclone Idai has reached 602 although authorities said on Sunday that it would be some time before the final tally from the violent storm is known, APA learnt here on Sunday.

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05-Apr-2019 to 15:14

UN appeals for additional humanitarian aid for crisis-hit Zimbabwe

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government and aid agencies on Friday launched a revised humanitarian appeal for an additional US$60 million to support efforts by the country to ease the impact of a crippling drought, economic challenges and the deadly Cyclone Idai.

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