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    14-Feb-2018 to 13:27

    Mozambique issues ‘Orange Alert’ in drought stricken areas

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Disaster Management Technical Commission (CTGC) of the Mozambican government's has issued an orange alert, only one step from the maximum state of disaster readiness, which is a red alert, APA can report on Wednesday.

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    11-Feb-2018 to 15:10

    Senegal: NGO mulls scheme to tackle coastal erosion

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The NGO Enda Tiers Monde will soon launch a scheme for the inter-municipal management of some of Senegal’s coastal areas affected by erosion and other environmental degradation, an official disclosed to APA in an interview.

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    10-Feb-2018 to 15:04

    African Parks earmarks $24m for Malawi wildlife

    APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — African Parks (AP), a firm that runs Malawi’s parks and wildlife reserves is planning to invest $24million towards conservation schemes over the next five years.

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    05-Feb-2018 to 12:15

    ‘Day Zero’ looms for Cape Town

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Water, our world’s most precious, and yet under-protected, resource, will soon be a scarcity for the citizens of Cape Town, South Africa, as the clock ticks inexorably to “Day Zero” which has been pushed back from April to May.

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    03-Feb-2018 to 20:00

    Sierra Leone: 42 disaster prone areas exist in, around Freetown-Report

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified 42 disaster prone areas in Freetown and its environs and called on the government to take action in prevention of imminent danger to inhabitants.

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    03-Feb-2018 to 15:15

    Senegal: Donors pledge more than CFAf30b to save St Louis

    APA-Saint-Louis (Senegal) — President Emmanuel Macron of France and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Saturday pledged 15 million euros and 30 million dollars respectively, to tackle the coastal erosion affecting St Louis in Senegal.

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    02-Feb-2018 to 12:14

    Mozambique intercepts illegal timber consignment at Beira port

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Sofala Forestry and Wildlife Services said on Friday that it has seized 26 containers of illegal timber as they were about to be exported to China through the port of Beira.

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