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  1. $25 Million USD Humanitarian Aid From EU To Address Drought In Southern Africa

    21 Jan 2020- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has announced a $25 Million USD aid package for southern Africa to support Zimbabwe, Zambia, Madagascar, Lesotho and Eswatini in the wake of the harshest drought in de ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2020 - 07:58

  2. Drought "Dries Up" Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba Shrinks. Transnational Power Supply Solutions Sought

    15 Dec 2019- 09:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat HARARE, Zimbabwe Lack of rain in Zambia and Zimbabwe has left the area in a prolonged drought, drastically reducing flow at the iconic Victoria Falls, shrinking Lake Kariba, affecting tourism, threatening the li ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  3. Climate Change, Conflict, Displacement, Poverty Causing Africa Water Crises

    19 Nov 2019- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic cond ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:29

  4. Zimbabwe Drought: Mines And Farms Disconnected From Water Supply

    25 Oct 2019- 12:10 by Local Press Report HARARE NewsDay Zimbabwe’s State-owned electricity distributor, Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC or Zesa), grappling with drought and ageing equipment, yesterday said it would discon ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2019 - 12:10

  5. Elephant Graveyard: Zimbabwe Drought Hits Pachyderms

    22 Oct 2019- 07:55 by Local Press Report HARARE eNCA At least 55 elephants have died in a month in Zimbabwe due to a lack of food and water, its wildlife agency said Monday, as the country faces one of the worst droughts in its history. More than five mil ...

    Local Press Report - 10/22/2019 - 07:55

  6. Tender Inflation Exacerbates Harare Chemical Shortages?

    17 Oct 2019- 07:47 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe Government on Friday ordered the Harare City Council and other local authorities to abandon all the tenders they had been using to procure water treatment chemicals. In place of the tenders, Loc ...

    Local Press Report - 10/17/2019 - 07:47

  7. WASH Funding Inadequate In Eastern and Southern Africa

    12 Oct 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WAS ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2019 - 11:55

  8. Zimbabwe Government Appoints Task Force To Resolve Harare's Water Crisis

    3 Oct 2019- 04:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Government of Zimbabwe has announced the establishment of a special task-force to devise an immediate solution to capital city Harare’s worsening water crisis. The 30 September announcement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2019 - 04:22

  9. Harare Shuts Down Main Water Works, Cites Lack Of Foreign Currency For Treatment Chemicals

    24 Sep 2019- 05:47 by Local Press Report HARARE Microsoft News Africa Zimbabwe's capital shut its main water works on Monday citing shortages of foreign currency to import treatment chemicals, the deputy mayor said, potentially leaving the city dry a ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:47

  10. Zimbabwe Releases $37 Million USD For Harare Wash Improvements

    22 Sep 2019- 01:20 by Local Press Report HARARE The Herald Government yesterday released $37.4 million, including foreign currency, towards interventions to improve water access and waste water treatment in Harare. The move comes as a relief to residents ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2019 - 01:20

  11. UK Government Support For South Sudan, Zimbabwe

    21 Aug 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, United Kingdom The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced $22 Million USD in additional aid to provide assistance to vulnerable families in South Sudan. UK also committed to $60 Million USD in supp ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/21/2019 - 10:46

  12. Waterborne Disease "Timebomb" Warning For Kwekwe, Zimbabwe

    13 Aug 2019- 07:53 by Local Press Report KWEKWE New Zimbabwe The current power shortages bedeviling the country could trigger fresh waterborne disease outbreaks with Kwekwe now sitting on a time bomb, a senior official in the Midlands city has warned. Add ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 07:53

  13. Zimbabwe To Import Power, As Kariba Dam Dries Up

    7 Aug 2019- 14:08 by Local Press Report HARARE Zim Live Imports are the only short-term solution to ending Zimbabwe’s power crisis as receding water levels at the main hydro-power plant continue to curtail generation, an official said on Monday. Zimbabwe ...

    Local Press Report - 08/07/2019 - 14:08

  14. Africa Needs An Early Alert System To Warn Of Imminent Disasters

    25 Jul 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Info CHISAMBA, Zambia The African Union (AU) has called for new measures to warn of imminent disasters in the continent. Harsen Nyambe, AU Head of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Land Management Commission cited the ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/25/2019 - 08:04

  15. UNFAO: Conflict And Climate Conditions Continue To Exacerbate Food Insecurity

    13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situa ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:36

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