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AstraZeneca vaccinations

Health expert says pausing AstraZeneca jab could be a ‘disaster’

dpa/GNA - A professor of experimental medicine at London's Imperial College said the decision to temporarily stop the roll-out of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab...
A fighter of the UN-recognized Libyan government gestures on a pickup truck in the Abu Qurain area about 300 kilometers east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, July 20, 2020.

Libya humanitarian situation could turn into disaster over Sirte – UN

The humanitarian situation in Libya, which is already dire, could turn into a humanitarian disaster if hostilities erupt over the coastal city of...
Rohingya Mother And Child Fleeing Myanmar In Oct Photo Muse Mohammed Iom

Three Years Later, Rohingya Refugee Resiliency Anchors Humanitarian Response and Accountability

August 25 marks three years since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya men, women, boys and girls sought safety in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, after they...
Disaster Committee

Minister inaugurates Disaster Management Committee in Wa

A 12-member Upper West Regional Disaster Management Committee has been inaugurated in accordance with law to prevent disasters and mitigate their effects on lives,...
Accra Sports Stadium

Ghana observes 9th May disaster anniversary

Ghana on Saturday commemorated the 19th anniversary of the Accra Sports Stadium disaster that killed 127 football fans in 2001. In a...
Rain storms

Volta and Oti record eleven storms in fourth quarter of 2019

Volta and Oti regions recorded eleven wind and rain storms in fourth quarter of 2019 compared to 19 recorded in the third quarter of...

Sydney to hold fireworks on New Year’s Eve

Sydney officials said fireworks will be held as planned as part of the city's New Year's Eve celebrations despite calls for the spectacle to...
Ghana Parliament-

Waste and sanitation disaster loom, Parliament to invite Ministers

A national waste and sanitation disaster looms, and Parliament on Tuesday invited two Ministers to appear before it within a week to appraise it...

Take refuge on higher grounds to avoid rain disaster

Mr George F. Ayisi, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), has urged Ghanaians to always look out for...

Kpong Presby JHS Roof Ripped Off

• Headmaster injured, on admission at the Agormanya Roman Catholic Hospital • The students are safe • Kloma Gbi management to visit the site this morning...

Agona east NADMO supports disaster victims

The Agona East District Assembly in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in Agona East directorate has presented 200 bundles of roofing...

Regional UN Meeting Sought to Boost Disaster Resilience in Asia Pacific

Asia-Pacific countries have endorsed a set of collective recommendations and initiatives to promote regional cooperation and support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on disaster...

NADMO: A Disaster Organisation In Need Of Assistance

In response to the 1994 Yokohama conference on Natural Disaster Reduction which mandated every country to establish a permanent disaster management organisation, the National...

Timi Frank: A Disaster From Long Ago

If the International circuit has sufficient and informed access to events in Nigeria, particularly as it pertains to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC),...

NADMO Tags 3 Northern Regions as “Thunder Bolt 2017”

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has declared the three northern regions as high emergency disaster zones with an operation code named, "Thunder Bolt...

IOM’s One Room Shelter programme helped 77,000 Pakistani families

The approach of the One Room Shelter Programme that IOM (the UN Migration Agency) Pakistan implemented to meet the recovery needs of affected populations...

Kubekrom disaster should be a wakeup call; we can’t afford to lose human resource

News about the collapse of an abandoned Galamsey pit at Kubekrom Abease near Prestea Nsuta in the Western Region that trapped 14 miners is ...
US President describes impact of Paris Accord

President Donald Trump Okays Tennessee Disaster Declaration

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday approved a disaster declaration in the state of Tennessee and ordered federal assistance to help the state overcome...

Sahara Group Donates to Ghana’s Disaster Victims

The celebrated legend of African neighbourliness has been reinforced by Sahara Group after the leading African energy conglomerate extended a hand of support to...

Minority Ask Gov’t to Investigate Kintampo Falls Disaster

The Minority in Parliament has called for a thorough investigation into the Kintampo Waterfalls disaster which has left at least 19 persons dead and 22 injured.In...

Nana Addo Consoles Victims of Kintampo Falls Disaster

President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed his deepest condolences to the bereaved families following the accident at the Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo Region...

B/A: Bawumia Visits Kintampo

Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, is in the Brong Ahafo Region at the Kintampo Waterfalls following the tragic accident on Sunday, which claimed 18...
Kojo Ashong Bridge

Bronkong Community Appeals To Gov’t To Fix Broken Bridge

Bronkong, a fast developing community in the Afigya –Kwabre District, has appealed to the government to move quickly to fix a damaged bridge to...

Patasi-Sesease-Kokoben M/A In Deplorable State

The teachers and pupils of the Patasi-Sesease-Kokoben M/A primary school in the Asante Mampong Municipality, have appealed to the government to move quickly to...
Public Toilet- Driver License Office Accra (By K. Danso, July-2004)

World Bank, MLGRD Support Household Toilet Campaign

Mr George Asiedu, a Consultant at the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), has called on the citizenry to take advantage of...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament Taps ECOWAS At The Back

Parliament has praised ECOWAS for its timely intervention in solving the Gambian post-election crisis by deploying troops to maintain peace in that country. The House...
Road construction

Zimbabwean government declares capital city roads disaster

The Zimbabwean government will assist the Harare City Council to rehabilitate Harare's roads, which it declared a state of disaster, local government minister...

Important Lessons On How To Manage Disaster

Road accidents, flooding, earth quakes, fire outbreaks and others are all disasters that occur in either our homes or work places. Most which are...
President Maithripala Sirisena

Sri Lankan president calls Chronic Kidney Disease national disaster

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Tuesday that illnesses related to the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) had become a national disaster. ...

Captain rewarded for avoiding air disaster

China Eastern Airlines has rewarded one of its captains for quick thinking and avoiding a potential air tragedy in October. Captain He Chao was awarded...