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  1. Sand Dams Possible Drought Mitigators In Zimbabwe

    24 Mar 2020- 10:20 by Local Press Report HARARE The Herald Harnessing low – tech innovations such as sand dams could help communities in the drought prone parts of the country to prepare for the inevitable effects of climate change that now includes longe ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2020 - 10:20

  2. Zimbabwe: UNICEF Reports High Disease Risk Associated With Unsafe Water

    13 Feb 2020- 08:53 by Local Press Report HARARE New Zimbabwe At least 60% of water sources in the country are unsafe, leaving most families at risk of diarrhoeal disease outbreaks, UNICEF has said. In its latest update on the humanitarian situation in Zim ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2020 - 08:53

  3. Harare Mayor Describes Water Crisis As "Man-made"

    5 Feb 2020- 04:56 by Local Press Report HARARE News Day Zimbabwe Irresponsible behaviour and political pressure to settle people on wetlands have contributed immensely to the pollution of the major source of Harare water, Lake Chivero, thereby affecting t ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:29

  4. Three Officials Suspended Over Harmful Toxins In Harare Water Supply

    28 Jan 2020- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Harare city council has suspended three senior water engineers involved in waste water treatment, distribution, and production as well as the chief chemist dlue to “delinquency and allegations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2020 - 08:41

  5. $25 Million USD Humanitarian Aid From EU To Address Drought In Southern Africa

    21 Jan 2020- 07:58 by Staff- Water Diplomat 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 deca ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:23

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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