Overall Orange alert Drought for Malawi - North Mozambique-2020
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Disasters in the making

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 00:19:00 +0200intellinews (en)

Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are among 19 countries for which the inaugural edition of the Ecological Threat Register (ETR) , lately released by the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), is particularly ominous news. The trio are among 19 countries, of 157 assessed, deemed the most fragile with....

Mozambique ranks second among countries with highest number of ecological threats

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 16:08:00 +0200clubofmozambique (en)

Mozambique faces the second highest exposure to ecological threats in the world, according to a classification released yesterday, which says the country may face five environmental threats by 2050. According to the Ecological Threat Register, published by the Institute for Economics and Peace of....

Expert warns of flash flooding

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 01:26:00 +0200herald (en)

Sifelani Tsiko Agriculture and Environment Editor Zimbabwe must have contingency plans for flash floods that could possibly hit known-vulnerable areas after climate experts predicted above normal rainfall over large parts of the country. Climate experts said Zimbabweans must be conditioned to....

UN-SPIDER and UFSM of Brazil deliver webinar on flood mapping and drought monitoring in Mozambique

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 12:29:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

In recent years, Mozambique has suffered severe floods and droughts that have impacted urban and rural communities throughout the country. In the March and April 2019, tropical cyclones Idai and Kenneth triggered major floods in Mozambique, Malawi , Zimbabwe, and Comoros.

A recent report casts a shadow over the future: “We need to take dramatic action” – Abroad

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 06:02:00 +0200en24 (en)

Last year saw a number of extreme weather events linked to global warming. Last the decade was the hottest in measurement history, a recent report says. According to a study by the American Meteorological Foundation, every decade since 1980 has been hotter than its predecessor. The last decade was 0.

World: Natural Disasters 2019

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:36:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Executive Summary. In 2019, 396 natural disasters were recorded in EM-DAT with 11,755 deaths, 95 million people affected and 103 billion US$1 in economic losses across the world. The burden was not shared equally as Asia suffered the highest impact and accounted for 40% of disaster events, 45% of deaths and 74% of the total affected.

I profughi in Mozambico: vite segnate da povertà, cambiamenti climatici e violenza. Sant'Egidio nei campi per rifugiati e sfollati interni #WorldRefugeeDay

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 08:23:00 +0200santegidio (it)

Rifugiati, profughi, sfollati In occasione della Giornata mondiale del rifugiato, visitiamo i campi per profughi in Mozambico, dove converge un’umanità segnata dalla povertà, dai cambiamenti climatici, dalla violenza. In queste regioni, la Comunità di Sant’Egidio promuove la pace, attraverso la solidarietà e la preghiera.

Cyclone Amphan strikes during Covid-19 outbreak: Prepare against a double whammy

Thu, 21 May 2020 02:46:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

Extremely severe cyclone Amphan that hit West Bengal, Odisha, and Bangladesh on Wednesday foregrounds the compounded challenge of dealing with natural disasters—increasingly exacerbated by climate amidst a pandemic. To save lives, Odisha and West Bengal have had to evacuate over 4.5 lakh people, and Bangladesh 22 lakh.

Leave a comment on: “Zim gets US$15,3m for food assistance”

Wed, 06 May 2020 11:11:00 +0200dailynews-co-zw (en)

Sindiso Mhlophe STAFF WRITER mhlophes@dailynews.co.zw. THE Japanese Embassy in Zimbabwe yesterday availed over US$15 million to assist drought and flood affected communities in the country currently facing starvation, among other challenges. This comes as the United Nations (UN) recently indicated....

Covid-19 provides turning point for Zimbabwe: VP

Mon, 04 May 2020 10:45:00 +0200zimbabwesituation (en)

VPKM: Thanks very much Dr Chirume for creating the platform for this exchange. I must say that upon assuming the chairmanship of the Inter-Ministerial Taskforce on Covid-19, I couldn’t help, but associate myself with the riveting dynamics captured in Michael Foucault’s book, “Discipline and Punish”.

Covid-19 provides turning point for Zimbabwe: VP

Mon, 04 May 2020 00:55:00 +0200herald (en)

The following is a conversation between Vice President Kembo Mohadi (VPKM) , who is the chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Taskforce on Covid-19, and his personal assistant, Dr Clever Chirume (CC). The interview covers a range of issues and personal opinion about the pandemic.

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