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Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Climate finance action will ensure environmental sustainability-Minister

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, says the government and its stakeholders have been engaging in Climate Finance actions to support the transition...
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Heavy rains affect some 166,000 people in Somalia – UN

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The recent torrential rains across Somalia have affected around 166,000 people, the United Nations humanitarian agency said on Monday. The UN Office for the Coordination...

We are ready for the rains – Korle Klortey NADMO

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Mr Daniel Odei-Appiah, Korley Klottey Director, National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), says the Organization has put measures in place to reduce the impact...

Landslides and floods kill more than 100 in eastern Indonesia

dpa, - More than 100 people were killed and dozens are missing after floods and landslides hit East Nusa Tenggara province in eastern Indonesia,...
Roads

Kpone living in fear ahead of rains

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Residents in Kpone Kantamanso Municipality have called on government to step up with measures to fix bad roads in the area before the perennial...
United Nations

UN humanitarians seek US$523 million for Niger

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The United Nations, along with its humanitarian partners, is seeking 523.2 million U.S. dollars to assist 2.1 million people in need in Niger, said...
Covid

Yearender: How polls, pandemic and growth shape Tanzania in 2020

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As the 2020 curtain falls down, Tanzania marked a milestone in its political and economic landscape. The east African nation also experienced disasters like...

At least two killed as tropical depression hits Philippines

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Floods and landslides caused by a tropical depression in the Philippines have left at least two people dead, police said Saturday. The tropical depression, locally...
Floods

Hundreds trapped on rooftops amid major floods in Philippine capital

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Hundreds of residents were trapped overnight on the roofs of their houses in the Philippines, amid widespread floods triggered by Typhoon Vamco, officials said...
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4-year-old boy washed away by floods at Ahwiaa

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A four-year-old boy, was on Tuesday evening washed away by running water from a gutter at Ahwiaa, a community in the Kwabre East Municipality. ...

Death toll rises to 18 as floods wreak havoc in Cambodia

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At least 18 people have died as a result of ongoing flooding in Cambodia, the country’s disaster authorities reported on Friday. The death toll from...
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Floods in Sudan put over 10 mln people at risk of water-borne diseases: UN...

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More than 10 million people in Sudan risk contracting water-borne diseases following extensive damage of floods to hundreds of water sources and the collapse...
Veep Visit

Government to support flood victims in NER with houses-Veep

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Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said government will support displaced flood victims in the North East Region with durable houses that can withstand...
Roads Asphalt

Contractors urged to build roads professionally over Rivers

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Μr Aaron Adᴜna, the Upper East Regional Director of the Water Resources Commission has urged road contractors to professionaly build roads on major rivers...
NADMO

Over 1,000 displaced by floods in Ghana’s Savannah Region – NADMO

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Floods have displaced 1,245 persons in the Savannah Region in Ghana, the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) said. The Savannah Regional Coordinator...

3 missing, 20 wounded as floods hit Indonesian capital

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Flash floods and landslides have struck Indonesia's capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, leaving three people missing and 20 others injured, a...
Mr Jerry Asamani

No School children was drowned in floods-NADMO Director

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Mr Jerry Asamani, the Upper East Regional Director of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has dismissed claims that some school children got drowned...
Kobore Bridge

Rehabilitation works begin on Kobore bridge

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Rehabilitation works have begun on the Kobore Bridge in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region after it was submerged during the...

Flash floods kill two in Ugandan capital

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Flash floods caused by heavy rains in Uganda's capital city of Kampala on Friday killed two people, said a police spokesperson. Patrick...
Floods

At least 10 killed in floods in Northern Ghana

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At least 10 people have died as floods caused by days of torrential rainfall struck northern parts of Ghana, according to officials on Friday. ...
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Floods cut off communities in North East Region

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A number of communities in the North East Region have remained inaccessible due to torrential rains and flood waters spilled from the Bagre Dam...

Floods kill 51 in southern Niger, destroy 26,000 homes – UN

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Torrential rains battering Niger since June have claimed 51 lives and destroyed 26,000 homes, affecting 281,0000 people, the UN Office for the Coordination of...

Death toll in Afghanistan’s floods rises to 190

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The floods triggered by heavy rains and onrush of water in the mountainous eastern Afghan region has killed 190 people and injured 172 others...
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Floods destroy farms and roads in parts of Bawku West

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Torrential rains over the past week in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region have destroyed several farm lands at Yarigu, cutting...

Death toll of flash floods in eastern Afghanistan rises to 122

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At least 122 people were killed, 147 others wounded and several others went missing in torrential floods in Afghanistan's 12 eastern provinces, the...
Floods

Flash floods kill 25, wounds 40 in Eastern Afghanistan

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At least 25 people were killed and 40 others wounded in torrential floods in Afghanistan's eastern Parwan province during Tuesday night, a provincial government...
FARIDPUR, July 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Aerial photo shows flood-affected houses in Faridpur, Bangladesh, July 19, 2020. Floods triggered by heavy seasonal rains and onrush of water from hills have worsened again in parts of Bangladesh, including central Faridpur district, some 101 kilometers away from the capital Dhaka. (Xinhua)

Floods destroy crops worth US$156 million in Bangladesh

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The loss of crops due to floods in Bangladesh has been put at 13.23 billion taka (about 156.4 million U.S. dollars). Bangladeshi...
ICRC

ICRC says armed violence, floods hamper aid delivery in eastern South Sudan

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Recent armed violence coupled with heavy flooding have hampered aid delivery in eastern South Sudan, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said...

Floods displace more than 53,000 Ethiopians: UN

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Floods have displaced 53,158 Ethiopians, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said on Thursday. "124,219 people have been affected by...
Accra floods

At least 4 killed by floods in Cameroon’s Far North Region

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At least four soldiers of Cameroon elite unit, Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) have been killed by flash flooding that swept through a remote part...