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Severe tropical storm warning, as Tropical Depression Filipo aims at the south, center of Mozambique

– Tropical disturbance would continue to evolve and become a severe tropical storm and make landfall early Tuesday morning, Mozambique warns. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Mozambique’s National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) has issued a red warning following the formation of a severe tropical storm, which is expected to hit the south and center with […]

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UNICEF capacitates Zimbabwean youths on climate change

-6.5 million children (0-18 years old) in Zimbabwe are at risk of impact from climate-induced emergencies, UNICEF says. John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe (CZ) – UNICEF is on a drive to capacitate young Zimbabweans on the impact of climate change on children. In October 2022, UNICEF launched the Climate, Energy, Environment, and Children Strategy to help

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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 affects all the rights of children in Zimbabwe: Swedish Ambassador

– climate change is making it very difficult for parents to put food on the table and this is affecting children more, Swedish Ambassador to Zimbabwe Ms Asa Pehrson said. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – The Swedish Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Ms Asa Pehrson, has hinted climate change is affecting all the rights of children in

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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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225 confirmed dead: Malawi President to visit the affected areas

Zimbabwe – The death toll from Tropical Cyclone Freddy in Malawi, has risen to 225, the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) has revealed. So far over 88 000 people have been displaced, 41 are report missing and 707 are injured, John Cassim reports from Harare. “The death toll has risen from 190 (as reported

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Tropical Cyclone Freddy death toll in Malawi rise to 190

John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe The death toll in Malawi owing to the effects of Tropical Cyclone Freddy has risen to 190, the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) in the Office of the President and Cabinet has revealed. “A total of 13, 099 households (approximately 58,946 people) have been affected, out of which 4,305 (approximately

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IDAI triggers Zimbabwe to act ahead of Freddy’s landfall in Mozambique

– a directive was given that artisanal miners should avoid going underground and that public transport operators should operate during day time. John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe – In a bid to avoid the unnecessary loss of lives, from the effects of Tropical Cyclone Freddy from Friday, the Zimbabwean government announced stern measures on Wednesday 22nd February

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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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