Articles tagged "angola"

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Intense storm leaves 24 dead or missing, hundreds homeless in Luanda, Angola

Heavy rains and strong winds affecting Luanda, Angola from April 18 to 20, 2020, caused flooding and destruction across the capital, leaving at least 11 people dead, 13 others missing and 113 families homeless. The Cambaba River broke its banks, sending floodwater...

April 23, 2020

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Widespread destruction, 41 people dead after heavy rains hit Angola

Torrential rains affecting Angola since January 3, 2020, caused widespread destruction and left at least 41 people dead. According to Interior Minister Eugenio Laborinho, capital city Luanda is among the worst-hit areas. The event follows severe regional drought...

January 10, 2020

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Drought kills over 72 000 heads of cattle in Cunene Province, Angola

At least 72 473 heads of cattle died between April and December this year in Cunene Province, Angola, due to water and pasture shortage that resulted from the drought that struck the region, according to Agencia Angola Press (Angop). The data was released to Angop...

December 26, 2019

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Severe drought in Angola puts 2.3 million people at risk

2.3 million people in Angola are facing security and nutrition crisis in northern Angola. 141 600 are estimated to be in need of clean drinking water and 245 565 children under the age of 5 are estimated to be screened for malnutrition in 28 municipalities in...

May 05, 2019

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Heavy rain and deadly floods hit Angola

Heavy rain affecting Angola over the past couple of days caused deadly floods in the provinces of Benguela, Luanda, Huila and Zaire. At least 19 people have been killed and at least 8 remain missing. One of the worst affected areas is Catumbela in the Province of...

March 21, 2019

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At least 815 homes destroyed as heavy rains hit Angola

Heavy rain affecting Angola over the past couple of days destroyed at least 815 homes and left at least 4 people dead in capital Luanda where hundreds of homes and a bridge were destroyed. According to the Second Commander of the Fire Department in Malanje, Miguel...

February 27, 2019

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Severe flooding hits Luanda, Angola

At least 11 people have been killed, six injured and thousands left homeless after flooding destroyed more than 700 homes and damaged more than 5 000 in Angola's northwestern province of Luanda. Several people are still missing. Heavy rains and flooding hit...

March 24, 2017

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Yellow fever outbreak reported in Angola

An outbreak of yellow fever was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) by the National IHR Focal Point of Angola on January 21, 2016. First cases of yellow fever were identified in the district of Viana in Luanda province on December 5, 2015. The infection...

February 16, 2016

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Serious water shortage hits Luanda, Angola

Angola is facing severe water shortages. Water utility in Luanda, Angola's capital, vowed to repair a burst water main within days, to end shortages that have lasted a week across much of Luanda. Prices of water have doubled due to the shortage, jumping from 7000 to as

February 21, 2012

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Flooding in Angola and Namibia

Heavy rains continued falling throughout parts of southern Africa in mid- and late March 2011. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) described flood-affected districts extending from Angola and Mozambique southward to South

March 22, 2011

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High tide destroys 400 homes along coast of Angola

At least 400 houses were destroyed on Saturday by high tide in Kilombo ward in Luanda island. Angop learned that strong winds and waves which reached two metres were recorded in the region, and thus it hindered the traffick flow and access to the said ward. According

February 21, 2011