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SADC leaders launch $5.5bn appeal for drought, flood relief

Southern African leaders launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian appeal on Saturday, May 18, 2024, to assist over 61 million people affected by drought and...

Floods: Lagos Assembly tasks Sanwo-Olu on dredging of drainage channels

The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to reactivate the Office of Drainage Services in the state to clear...

China continues to battle flood in Pearl River Basin

China’s Ministry of Water Resources is intensifying precautionary measures against flooding as heavy rain continues to lash southern China. The ministry has forecast heavy rainfall...

31 states, 148 LGAs risk severe floods, govt warns

The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, has cautioned that 148 Local Government Areas (LGAs) across 31 states are among the...

Congo floods: 350,000 people need humanitarian aid – UN

The UN aid office (OCHA) says unprecedented flooding in the Republic of the Congo has left more than 350,000 people in urgent need of...

Flood: 15,000 households for Special Intervention in Borno

No fewer than 15,000 most vulnerable households affected by 2022/23 flood are to benefit from Federal Government Special National Economic and Livelihood Emergency Intervention...

Number of flood victims in East Africa rises to more than 200

Governments and the United Nations (UN) are reporting increasing numbers of deaths and displaced people after flooding caused by weeks of heavy rainfall in...

Flood: Senate moves to add River Benue dredging project to 2024 appropriation bill

The Senate says it will facilitate the inclusion of dredging of the River Benue in the 2024 appropriation bill, to address the perennial flooding...

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Zambian president seeks solution to southern Africa drought

Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, has called on southern African countries to use their resources to help countries affected by...
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GreenWaka, carbon literacy project collaborate to accelerate Nigeria’s just transition

In an attempt to assist Nigeria in realising its just-transition goal, the GreenWaka and Carbon Literacy Project (CLP) have...

Why govt should put on hold resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland – Groups

Concerned about what it considers as the neglect of key issues around ecological and social justice amid plans to...

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Zambian president seeks solution to southern Africa drought

Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, has called on southern African...
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