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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Take refuge on higher grounds to avoid rain disaster

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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

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

Agona east NADMO supports disaster victims

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

Regional UN Meeting Sought to Boost Disaster Resilience in Asia Pacific

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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

NADMO: A Disaster Organisation In Need Of Assistance

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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

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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

NADMO Tags 3 Northern Regions as “Thunder Bolt 2017”

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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Nigeria vows to enhance efforts on disaster risk reduction

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Muhammad Sani-Sidi, the Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), made this known in Abuja at the 2016 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. ...