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NADMO updates its Disaster Plans and Operating Procedures

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The Northern Regional Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has updated its Disaster Risk Reduction Plan (DRRP) for it to be in...

UN says floods affect over 547,000 people in Somalia

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Flooding in parts of Somalia has impacted more than 547,000 people, of whom 370,000 have been displaced from their homes, destroying livelihoods and infrastructure...
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Somalia, UN seek to help pastoralists cope with droughts, floods

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Somalia and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have launched a new 10 million U.S. dollar climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure...
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Floods destroy Farms, Machines in Effutu Area

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More than 30-acres of farmlands and a number of Pumping Machines used by farmers in their activities in six communities in Effutu municipality...

Landslide kills three children in western Uganda

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Three children died after the house they were in collapsed due to a landslide that occurred after a heavy down pour in western...
Many farms were deluged in the most recent winter floods

Floods trap more than 100 towns in northeast Nigeria

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Over 100 villages in Nigeria's northeastern state of Adamawa have been trapped by floods, caused by persistent rainfall in that part of the country,...
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Unplanned settlements a cause of floods in northern Tanzania

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Authorities in northern Tanzania on Wednesday blamed unplanned settlements as the main cause of floods, which forced scores of people to flee their flooded...
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Mamprobi Residents Laments Over Annual Flooding

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Some residents of Mambrobi in the Ablekuma South constituency on Monday called on government to come out with workable measures that will stem the...
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Somalia calls for foreign assistance as floods render many homeless

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Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has appealed to the international community for humanitarian support to help avert a humanitarian crisis as floods uproot...
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Defying Obasanjo’s warning letter, Buhari campaign caps floods FEC

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Twenty four hours after former President Olusegun Obasanjo in an 18 page statement, said that with each day president Buhari offers fresh proof that...
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Tanzania’s weather agency issues alert over floods, outbreak of diseases

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The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) on Tuesday issued an alert over oncoming seasonal rains expected to begin in November, saying they might lead to...
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Aasu Sympathizes With Sierra Leone Over Floods and Mudslides

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AASU is profoundly grieved and bewildered by the magnitude of destruction caused by the heavy downpour and landfall that gutted parts of Freetown early...

Accra Whipped By By Floods Again

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Many parts of Ghana’s capital, Accra was devastated by floods following a hour’s downpour on Thursday evening. The situation made it very difficult for some...

Staffing Position Of Health Personnel Improve In U/W

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The staffing position of health personnel with critical skills such as medical doctors, midwives, pharmacists, physicians and anaesthetists which used be a challenge in...
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2016 Floods in U/E Raises Concern Over Food Insecurity

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Residents of the Upper East region have expressed fears 2017 may unleash a degree of food insecurity severe enough to push several households...
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Koforidua: communities displaced by floods after heavy downpour

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Suburbs like Nsukwao, Kenkey-Factory, Asokore-Kuma, Abrewa-Nkwanta, Highways were hardly hit whiles the floods inundated the main Koforidua-Suhum, Koforidua-Asokore, Koforidua-Asokore-Kuma roads. ...

UN says South Sudan’s high temperature hurts agriculture

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Biplove Choudhary, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Senior Program Advisor, revealed in Juba that the change in temperature coupled with deforestation is a major threat...
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Children asks government alleviate disaster impacts

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Recalling the negative impact of recent floods in Accra and other parts of the country, the children expressed fears of the loss lives and...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows farmlands submerged by flood water in Qiantan Village, Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

One dead and several properties destroyed in Bawku floods

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This occurred on Saturday evening whiles returning from the market. The National Disaster Management Organization in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service in Bawku formed...
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SADA asked to Utilize persistent floods to advance agriculture

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The day’s forum, on the Project theme, “Mainstreaming Inputs of Youth and Women Farmers into SADA Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP)”, was organized by...
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Today is the right time to scout for lands – Expert advises

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Mr. Ankapong said that in addition to the formal due diligence conducted at the Lands Commission and the Planning Authorities, it is also...

$765m loan to tackle Accra floods gone without a trace – Joe Appiah

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The Member of Parliament for Ablekuma North Constituency, Joe Appiah, has disclosed that a colossal amount of money to the tune of $765 million...
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Floods in Accra: Talk Talk, No Show.

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Growing up in Accra was fun. I recall the days when children were excited about rainfall because we would get the chance to bath...

Traders demand Ghana government find solutions to Accra flooding

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The authorities should, therefore, find ways of directing the rain water into appropriate receptacles or destinations to save the city from flooding during the...

Int’l Red Cross calls for funds to support Sri Lanka’s recovery from floods and...

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In a statement, the Sri Lanka Red Cross said that since the onset of the flooding, up to 400 Sri Lanka Red Cross volunteers...

53 lives were lost to natural disasters in the month of April

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The disasters included drought, earthquakes, floods, forest fires, gales and hail and caused about 3.6 billion yuan (about 550 million U.S. dollars) in direct...

Floods in Nairobi and building collapse kills 14

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President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the ruins of the six-storey building, where residents perished after concrete floors collapsed down on top of each other during...

Global Resilience Challenge Water Window Opens Registration

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Registration is now open online from 29 March, registered entrants will be able to submit Concept Notes to be eligible for the scaling-up and...
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At least 24 people killed by floods in southern Angola

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At least 24 people, mostly children, were killed and dozens were missing in Angola after a rain-caused flood swept through a market in the...

Trump floods onward in republican primaries

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U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump throttled the competition in Tuesday's primary in Nevada, coming out far ahead of other candidates. But a Trump win...