Disasters

Windhoekers continue to waste water

3 days ago - 14 November 2019 | Disasters

The City of Windhoek (CoW) once again warned residents that the continuous exceeding of weekly water targets could lead to water rationing.According to the City’s Corporate Communications Officer Lydia Amutenya, NamWater is only able to...

Reho practices rescue reactions

5 days ago - 11 November 2019 | Disasters

Last Friday (8 November) at around 06:30, Rehoboth’s emergency services held a planned emergency simulation that brought to life the scene of a real emergency response scene.According to Fire Officer Dirk Cloete, head of the...

Feeding Gobabis with fish

2 weeks ago - 31 October 2019 | Disasters

Osona Fishing Company donated food items worth N$101 000 to 125 needy households in Gobabis in the Omaheke Region this week.The donation includes 250 trays of canned fish, 250 bottles of cooking oil and maize...

Another US$1 million for drought relief

1 month - 04 October 2019 | Disasters

The United States government has increased its food assistance to Namibia with an additional US$1 million (N$15 million) contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme.This is above the US$7.6 million in drought relief announced...

Thousands more in need drought relief

1 month - 02 October 2019 | Disasters

Since June this year, government has spent N$131 million on drought relief, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said earlier today.Speaking at a consultative meeting with regional governors and chief regional officers in Windhoek on Wednesday, she...

Food for Epako elders

1 month - 01 October 2019 | Disasters

The High Commissioner of Botswana to Namibia, Claurinah Tshenolo Modise, donated food to the Epako old age home at Gobabis in reaction to the difficulty...

More money for drought relief

1 month - 19 September 2019 | Disasters

Contractors and consultants involved with various Roads Authority (RA) construction projects joined hands to donate a combined amount of N$345 000 in a bid to...

No set water targets for Gobabis

2 months ago - 16 September 2019 | Disasters

Gobabis • Elvira HattinghThere are no fixed water targets that residents of Gobabis are required to save at the moment, although underground sources are currently...

Current water use not sustainable

2 months ago - 16 September 2019 | Disasters

Windhoek • Elvira Hattingh If the worst possible rainy season lies ahead for Namibia and no water flows into the country’s central dams, Windhoek will...

Good possibility for rain

3 months ago - 18 August 2019 | Disasters

Swakopmund • Erwin LeuschnerFor many Namibians, especially farmers, there may be a small glimmer of hope. The strong El Niño phenomenon, which is one of...

Dams at shockingly low levels

3 months ago - 11 August 2019 | Disasters

Windhoek • Elvira Hattingh Residents of the capital are ­finally taking water savings a little more seriously and managed to save 4% last week.According to...

Dams at critical levels

4 months ago - 14 July 2019 | Disasters

Windhoek • Elvira Hattingh Dams in Namibia only have 26.7% or 186 820 Mm³ (million cubic meters) of water available, compared to the same time...

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We are running out of...

4 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Disasters

Windhoek • Elvira Hattingh The date for dams supplying Windhoek to run dry has now advanced with between two and three weeks. The reason for...

More support for Dare to...

5 months ago - 09 June 2019 | Disasters

Given that Namibia continues to be ravaged by drought, Engen earlier this week donated N$1 million to the Dare to Care Foundation to assist the...

Erongo shudders under weight of...

5 months ago - 26 May 2019 | Disasters

Swakopmund • Leandrea LouwAlmost 13 000 bags of maize meal were distributed to households in the Karibib and Daures constituencies between November 2018 to March...

Ontbyt saam vir boere

5 months ago - 26 May 2019 | Disasters

Windhoek • Yolanda Nel Wanneer ons eet, dink ons selde aan hoe die eier, melk of spek op ons bord beland het. Die meeste...

Plans to place water along...

5 months ago - 26 May 2019 | Disasters

//Ai-/Ais • Erwin Leuschner The popular Fish River hiking trail in southern Namibia is threatened with closure at the end of the month due to...

Watertekort in hoofstad neem toe

5 months ago - 19 May 2019 | Disasters

Skaars twee weke ná die Windhoekse munisipaliteit aangekondig het daar is vooruitgang in terme van waterbesparings – hoewel gering – tree streng waterbeperkings op 1...

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