ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

16-Feb-2015 to 09:21

UN seeks US$30m for Mozambique flood response

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — United Nations agencies and other humanitarian groups in Mozambique on Monday launched a US$30.1-million response and recovery proposal to meet the needs of more than 160,000 people affected by floods in the country’s Zambézia province.

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13-Feb-2015 to 13:30

UN provides US$9.2m to flood-stricken Malawi districts

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — The United Nations has provided US$9.2 million for food, education and sanitation to three Malawian district most affected by floods that ravaged the southern African country last month.

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13-Feb-2015 to 08:41

Mozambique jails policeman for releasing poachers

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s Central Office for the Fight against Corruption (GCCC) has said a police officer attached to the border services in the southern province of Gaza has been jailed to a year’s imprisonment for extorting a bribe from a group of poachers before realising them.

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11-Feb-2015 to 12:45

Mozambique closes shelters in flood-hit region

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government says it has closed nine temporary accommodation centres established for flood victims in the central Zambezia province on the grounds that there is no longer flood threat in the Zambezi basin.

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09-Feb-2015 to 09:07

Mozambique to conclude resettlement of flood victims in a month

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Director general of Mozambique\'s National Institute of Disaster Management (INGC) Joao Ribeiro says resettlement of flood victims displaced by last month\'s flooding in the central and northern region could be completed in a month, in order to allow the homeless to restart their lives.

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08-Feb-2015 to 13:31

SADC weather experts warn of heavy rains over island states

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Southern African weather experts have warned of more heavy rains over the island states of Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles over the next week while drier-than-normal conditions are expected over southwestern fringes of the region.

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07-Feb-2015 to 07:24

Malawi floods death toll rises to 276 – UN

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A report from the United Nations Disaster Assessment Committee (UNDAC) has revealed that about 276 people have been killed and several others are missing due to heavy rains and flooding in Malawi.

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