DESASTRES | DISASTERS

14-Mar-2022 to 07:08

Tropical cyclone Gombe claims 12 lives in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Tropical cyclone Gombe has claimed 12 lives in Mozambique since it hitting the shores of the southern African country at the end of last week, the National Institute for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction (INGD) announced on Sunday.

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11-Mar-2022 to 07:53

Another tropical storm headed Mozambique’s way

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Another tropical storm is headed Mozambique’s way and is expected to make landfall on Friday, according to the National Institute of Meteorology (INAM).

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06-Feb-2022 to 08:55

Aid workers warn of dire humanitarian crisis in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Aid workers have warned of a worsening humanitarian crisis in Mozambique amid fears that the annual tropical storm cycle could fuel an already dire situation caused by a four-year-old armed insurgency.

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31-Jan-2022 to 06:45

Mozambique: Tropical storm kills 21 as cyclone heads towards country

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Tropical Storm Ana has claimed at least 21 lives and affected more than 126,000 others in Mozambique amid fears that another more deadly storm is headed towards the country, the UN warned on Monday.

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26-Jan-2022 to 09:51

Tropical storm claims at least eight lives in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — At least eight people have been killed and 54 others injured in Mozambique following a tropical storm that has left a trail of destruction and displaced thousands in affected regions, the country’s relief agency said on Wednesday.

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25-Jan-2022 to 11:22

Families of trapped S/African miners mark 1,000-day vigil

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Five years after their loved ones were trapped underground in a mine, families of three deceased mineworkers have yet to recover the lost workers for a proper burial, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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24-Jan-2022 to 08:25

Zimbabwe weather experts issue flood alert amid tropical storm fears

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe weather experts have warned of possible flooding amid fears that a tropical storm that is gathering momentum over the Mozambique Channel could dump some heavy rains over parts of the country starting Monday.

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