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COP28 to integrate health into the global climate change agenda: WHO

– Climate-led natural disasters have been fuelling acute public health events, the WHO report revealed John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COP28 is likely going to integrate health into the global climate change agenda. The WHO report (Global Public Health Intelligence Report 2022), which provides compelling evidence of the connections […]

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IUCN Director General’s Statement for International Day for Biological Diversity

IUCN, through its Members, Commissions and Secretariat, has been actively engaging in the Convention on Biological Diversity’s processes for many years. When the Global Biodiversity Framework was adopted, IUCN welcomed the commitment to conserve at least 30% of terrestrial, inland water and coastal and marine areas. We also applaud the inclusion of distinct components for each of

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Climate Change decelerates progress on the 2030 SDGs and its 17 goals

– Zimbabwe was equally affected by climate change in 2022, the Joint Steering Committee of the 2022-2026 Zimbabwe UN SDGs for the year 2022. has revealed. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Climate Change coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic and conflicts such as the Russia-Ukraine have created spin-off impacts on food and nutrition, health, education, the

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Zimbabwe to help Malawi as Tropical Cyclone Freddy death toll rise to 522.

– To widen the scope of donations to Malawi, the Government is encouraging the private sector, national institutions and citizens to donate. John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean government on Tuesday announced it will help Malawi, as officials in the region report that Tropical Cyclone Freddy has claimed 522 lives. This follows a deliberation

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Malawi battered by Tropical Cyclone Freddy, records highest fatalities.

– owing to the massive destruction to infrastructure and loss of lives in Malawi, President Dr Lazarus Chakwera on Monday declared a State of Disaster At a time, Tropical Cyclone Freddy appeared timid and its strength diminishing, the phenomenon made its second landfall Saturday in Mozambique before swirling into Malawi Sunday where it has so

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Humanitarian crisis mounts as Tropical Storm Freddy lands in Mozambique

– Flooding is increasing the risk of cholera at a time when the country is struggling to contain an outbreak since September 2022, officials have revealed. John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe – A humanitarian crisis is forming in Mozambique, following Friday’s  landfall of Tropical Storm Freddy, through the Inhamabane province.  Freddy started as a Tropical Cyclone, before

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Mauritius shuts airspace as Tropical Cyclone Freddy readies to land on the island.

– Tropical cyclone Freddy triggered a warning class III on the Indian Ocean island, with weather conditions expected to deteriorate further on Monday afternoon 20th  February. Harare – Tropical Cyclone Freddy forced the Mauritius government to close it’s International Airport on Monday 20th  February, as it approached the Indian Ocean island. At least 18 flights including a

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