DESASTRES | DISASTERS

17-Jun-2020 to 18:57

Red locust invade central Namibia

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has been hit by an outbreak of red locusts in the central part of the country, a senior official announced on Wednesday.

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14-Jun-2020 to 16:36

House collapses in Rwanda landslide, one killed

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — At least one people has died after a house collapsed due to landslide in Rubavu, a district in northwestern Rwanda on Sunday, a local official confirmed to APA.

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09-Jun-2020 to 13:03

One dead, others injured in S/Africa partial building collapse

APA-Durban (South Africa) — One person died and at least seven others were injured when part of a building collapsed in the South African coastal city of Durban on Tuesday.

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04-Jun-2020 to 10:12

UN seeks $103m for Mozambique’s COVID-19, insurgency response

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations on Thursday launched two humanitarian appeals valued at more than US$103 million to assist Mozambique respond to the twin challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic and an armed insurgency in the north of the country.

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14-May-2020 to 09:29

Rwanda reeling from natural disasters since turn of year

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Natural disasters have caused great loss of life and property across Rwanda between January and April this year leaving 140 dead and 225 injured, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management.

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08-May-2020 to 08:38

eSwatini agency launches disaster relief mobile app

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini’s National Disaster Management Agency on Friday launched a mobile application that enables Swatis to track relatives and friends in disaster zones and display World Health Organisation statistics on the ongoing coronavirus.

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01-May-2020 to 08:12

eSwatini: 11 cops perish in horrific road accident

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — At least 11 police officers perished in a horrific road accident on Thursday involving a truck and a minibus that was carrying the law enforcement agents.

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