Disasters

Register to reconnect water – here’s how

1 week 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 thirty days.However, this will not happen automatically. Residents will have...

State of emergency – here are the measures

2 weeks 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 without public attendance. According to health and social services minister,...

Informele nedersettings kan baat by brandnavorsing

3 weeks 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 te voorkom nie, kan die vinnige verspreiding van ’n brand...

School rises from the ashes

1 month - 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 Thursday, is still unknown.A block of four classrooms and a...

Windhoek’s boreholes dissected

1 month - 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, maintaining the production boreholes water quality is a vital intervention...

Simmering drought can cause food insecurity

2 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

3 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...

Daring to care

4 months ago - 26 November 2019 | Disasters

In response to government’s state of emergency declaration on the current drought and with no relief for farmers in the short term, Capricorn Group and...

Supporting for farmer’s wives

4 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

4 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

4 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

5 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...

Disasters

Thousands more in need drought...

6 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...

Food for Epako elders

6 months ago - 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

6 months ago - 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...

6 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

6 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

7 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...

Load More