Disasters

Food hampers for tourism employees in Zambezi

5 days ago - 29 June 2020 | Disasters

The Community Conservation Fund Africa (CCFA) and Accor’s ALL Heartist Fund have assisted 225 of the Mantis Collection’s team members and their families working in the Zambezi region, by providing food hampers to them.The CCFA...

Food support for vulnerable Namibians

1 week ago - 26 June 2020 | Disasters

The government of Japan through the World Food Programme (WFP) today donated food items including maize meal, beans, vegetable oil and salt valued at N$11.2 million to Namibia to be distributed to 30 000 vulnerable...

Another boost for disaster relief

1 month - 02 June 2020 | Disasters

FNB, through the FirstRand Namibia Foundation Trust, donated N$1.5 million to government in response to Covid-19 efforts and aims at supporting the unemployed, small and large businesses and for the procurement of essential goods such...

CoW explains Category D water scenario

2 months ago - 21 April 2020 | Disasters

In spite of the good rains received especially in the central areas as well as increased dam water levels, the City of Windhoek (CoW) says that the capital remains in a Category D scenario, which...

Four treated after gas explosion

2 months ago - 14 April 2020 | Disasters

Following reports of a fire following a gas explosion in Otjomuise on Sunday at 14:44, the EMA Rescue Team and City of Windhoek Fire Brigade were dispatched. The former could extinguish the main fire shortly...

Register to reconnect water – here’s how

3 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Disasters

The City of Windhoek announced that during the lockdown in the capital, clients whose water accounts were disconnected due to non-payment will be reconnected for...

State of emergency – here are the measures

3 months ago - 18 March 2020 | Disasters

The following measures have been put in place under the state of emergency announced by government on Tuesday.Court and hearingsAll court hearings will take place...

Informele nedersettings kan baat by brandnavorsing

3 months ago - 10 March 2020 | Disasters

Brande in plakkershutte versprei baie vinnig en lei tot lewens- en eiendomsverlies in informele nedersettings. En hoewel daar geen wonderoplossing is om hierdie verwoestende brande...

School rises from the ashes

4 months ago - 05 February 2020 | Disasters

The cause of a fire which damaged classrooms and a library at Dr Fischer Primary School in the Aminuis Constituency of the Omaheke region last...

Windhoek’s boreholes dissected

5 months ago - 03 February 2020 | Disasters

The threats of climate change and the current drought have prompted the dependency on production boreholes as a sustainable supply for domestic water in Windhoek.Therefore,...

Simmering drought can cause food insecurity

5 months ago - 14 January 2020 | Disasters

Yolanda Nel With Southern Africa experiencing a stream of devastating climate shocks in the past year, a total of 45 million people across the region...

Action needed as millions in Southern Africa face hunger

6 months ago - 13 December 2019 | Disasters

Hunger is threatening the lives of 11 million people in Southern Africa due to deepening drought and in the region. Red Cross teams across the...

Disasters

Supporting for farmer’s wives

7 months ago - 25 November 2019 | Disasters

The Namibia Drought Relief Project received a donation of 67 gift packs from Bank Windhoek’s Vehicle and Asset Finance (VAF) branch. These gifts will be...

Windhoekers continue to waste water

7 months 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...

Reho practices rescue reactions

7 months 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...

Feeding Gobabis with fish

8 months 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...

Another US$1 million for drought...

9 months ago - 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...

Thousands more in need drought...

9 months ago - 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...

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