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Flood death toll could reach 20,000 in Libya’s Derna, mayor says

The death toll from devastating floods that struck eastern Libya could reach 20,000 in the city of Derna alone, the mayor said. “We expect a...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned. The toll,...

Malawi: Cholera death toll passes 1,000, as outbreak spreads

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Malawi has passed 1,000 while cases have risen to 30,621, the highest on record in the...

Lassa fever: NCDC confirms eight new infections, as death toll hits 171

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has recorded eight additional Lassa fever infections and one death between Sept. 5 and 11,...

Death toll rises to 18 in northwest China flood

The death toll from a mountain torrent disaster triggered by heavy rain in northwest China’s Qinghai Province has risen to 18 as of 5...

Six more dead in Pakistan monsoon rains as season’s toll reaches 618

At least six people have been killed in Pakistan as flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains cause further destruction in the country’s south-western...

Death toll after floods in eastern Uganda rises

The death toll in eastern Uganda rose to 21 at the weekend due to flooding from heavy rains, the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)...

Lagos building collapse: Death toll rises to 10 – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday, May 2, 2022, said that the death toll at the collapsed three-storey building in the Ebute...

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UN body set to implement vital carbon credit mechanism

The United Nations Body charged with implementing a new carbon crediting mechanism under the Paris Agreement has expedited plans...
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Hurricanes and power grids: Eliminating large-scale outages with new approach

Large scale-power outages caused by tropical cyclones can be prevented almost entirely if a small but critical set of...

Nigeria’ll need $4bn to go fully green by 2050, says ECN D-G

The Director-General, Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Dr Mustapha Abdullahi, says Nigeria will need the $4 billion to go...

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UN body set to implement vital carbon credit mechanism

The United Nations Body charged with implementing a new...

Hurricanes and power grids: Eliminating large-scale outages with new approach

Large scale-power outages caused by tropical cyclones can be...