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Volcano: 80% of Tonga population impacted by eruption, tsunami – UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says  no fewer than 12,000 households have been affected by the volcanic eruption and...

Violent volcanic eruptions have significant impact on Tonga

The eruptions of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga on Friday, January 14 and Saturday, January 15, 2022, have a significant impact on...

NAMA to conduct mock exercise on volcanic eruption at Abuja airport

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) plans to conduct a mock exercise on volcanic eruption for the recertification of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA),...

Thousands flee as volcanic eruption destroys houses in Spain

Authorities have evacuated about 5,000 people from villages in the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma as lava spews from an erupting volcano, local...

Indonesia’s volcano Merapi spews ash clouds again

Indonesia’s most active volcano Merapi emitted ash clouds three times as far as three kilometres to the southeast. The ashes spreading to areas in Yogyakarta,...

Mount Nyiragongo eruption has worsened displacement crisis in DRC – 350Africa

On Saturday May 22, 2021, Nyiragongo volcano which is located near the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), erupted. As...

UNICEF: 400,000 fled Congolese city fearing another volcano eruption

Calm has been restored in the Congolese city of Goma, after thousands of people fled the metropolis, fearing that a nearby volcano could erupt...

Over 170 children missing following volcanic eruption in DRC’s Goma district

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Sunday, May 23, 2021 that hundreds of children and families in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC)...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists, and endangered species are left at the brink of extirpation...
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Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease...

LAWMA expresses commitment to cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has assured residents of firm commitment to a cleaner environment . The Managing Director/...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists,...

Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)...