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Zambia’s Load Shedding Extended To 12-Hours Owing To Water Shortage

The new measures, effective immediately, will see households endure 12 hours of daily power cuts staggered in six-hour blocks. Staff Reporter LUSAKA, Zambia – The Zambian government has announced a significant increase in load shedding, citing critically low water levels at the Kariba Dam and Kafue Gorge Hydroelectric Station. The new measures, effective immediately, will […]

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A Last Mile Lifeline as UNICEF and KOICA Partner to Shield Children from Climate Shocks

A historic $39 million grant tackles the climate crisis head-on, empowering vulnerable children. The partnership complements UNICEF’s emergency response to El Niño in Zimbabwe, aiding 1.34 million people. Staff Writer Harare, Zimbabwe – In a bid to develop climate-smart and gender-responsive social services for children amid a global climate change crisis, the United Nations Children’s

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Zimbabwe Faces Food Crisis as El Niño Wreaks Havoc: 7.7 Million Require Assistance

The reports indicate that 6 million people in rural areas will require food assistance between May 2024 and March 2025. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – A troubling picture of food crisis has been painted by the Second Round of Crops, Livestock, and Fisheries Assessment of April 18, 2024, according to information released by the Zimbabwean

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Zimbabwe’s Children in Crisis: UNICEF Urges Urgent Support with $84.9 Million Appeal

PRESS RELEASE UNICEF is urgently appealing for USD 84.9 million to fund its emergency response aimed at assisting children and women affected by the El Nino crisis in Zimbabwe. This funding will provide life-saving interventions to 1.34 million people, including 866,000 children, amidst a complex humanitarian crisis exacerbated by water and food shortages. Zimbabwe is

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Why are LGBTQ+ people more at risk from climate change?

-Natural disasters caused by climate change can adversely affect LGBTQ+ people already suffering from poverty and discrimination. LONDON – A new study has highlighted the extent to which LGBTQ+ people can be uniquely affected by #climatechange, underlining the particular and underreported vulnerabilities of a community that also often suffers from #poverty and #discrimination. The report by

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Zimbabwe Grapples with Climate Change as State of the World Population Report for Zimbabwe is Launched

– Heat exacerbates maternal and neonatal health outcomes, increasing the likelihood of stillbirths, UNFPA has warned. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean government has revealed its ongoing efforts to strengthen emergency preparedness and response to climate change-induced disasters, which have continued to disrupt access to health services. Zimbabwean Health Minister Dr. Douglas Mombeshora hinted

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Zimbabwe tighten screws on motorists to reduce Carbon Emissions at ZITF 2024. 

– Our strategy involves encouraging participants to utilize shuttle services from surrounding hotels, addressing parking challenges, and reducing pollution, an official said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – In a concerted effort to alleviate parking congestion and significantly reduce carbon emissions, several key changes will be implemented at this year’s Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF).  These

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Zimbabwean Farmers Forced to Sell Livestock at Meager Prices as Drought Takes Toll

– Amidst Devastating Drought, Matabeleland North Farmers Face Dire Choices to Secure Food John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Amidst the harsh realities of a drought-induced crisis, farmers in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe, are reluctantly parting with their livestock at rock-bottom prices, signaling the depth of their desperation for sustenance. Renowned for its arid climate ideal for

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Blessing in disguise as climate change-induced demand for green energy places Zimbabwe’s lithium mining at the top

– The increased demand for green minerals, as well as the electrification and decarbonization thrust driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution, is primarily fuelled by lithium, President Mnangagwa said. John Cassim Lithium open cast mining at Kamativi. Harare, Zimbabwe – The global demand for green energy as a climate change mitigation measure has positioned Zimbabwean lithium

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Fishing Decline in Southern Africa Due to El Nino-Induced Drought

– Fishing communities devastated by El Nino-induced drought are facing unprecedented challenges as the fish in the river are gone, fisher lamented. Source: Changa Safari Camp from the 2021 Tiger Fishing in Lake Kariba John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Fishing communities in Southern Africa are reeling from the devastating impacts of the El Nino-induced drought,

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