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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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    06-Feb-2015 to 08:53

    250 poachers arrested in Mozambican national park

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Rangers at Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park have arrested 250 poachers in 2014, seized about 180 home-made guns and removed more than 3,300 snares, park administrator Mateus Mutemba said Thursday.

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    04-Feb-2015 to 12:39

    Botswana hit by extreme heat waves

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Department of Meteorological Services on Wednesday warned that prevailing weather conditions characterised by very high temperatures over most parts of the country are expected to continue until next week.

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    03-Feb-2015 to 07:08

    Motorist missing as floods hit Zimbabwean capital

    APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Four motorists were rescued and another is missing following flash floods that hit the Zimbabwean capital on Sunday night, according to the police.

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    30-Jan-2015 to 14:58

    China supports Mozambique flood victims

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique has received 10 tonnes of rice from China as part of a donation to victims of floods that have devastated parts of the central and northern regions of the southern African country, state radio reported Friday.

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