ENVIRONMENT

Malawi flooding: urgent assistance needed to confront massive and complex challenges, say UN experts

A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the international community to rapidly provide all necessary funding and assistance to the Government of Malawi and humanitarian actors in response to some of the worst flooding in the country in living memory.

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Emergency Assistance to the Republic of Mozambique in Response to the Floods Disaster

On, January 23rd, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 15 million yen (Tents, Plastic sheets, etc.) to the Republic of Mozambique

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More flooding expected in stricken Malawi as Red Cross appeals for 2.6 million Swiss francs in emergency funding

With more rain expected in flood-stricken Malawi and camps for displaced people overwhelmed, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal for 2.6 million Swiss francs to help 42,000 desperate people.

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Malawi : WFP scales up flood assistance

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has started distribution of high-energy biscuits to people stranded by floodwaters in Nsanje district, one of the worst-affected by floods in southern Malawi.

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Drought Triggers Arc Insurance Payout in Sahel Ahead of Humanitarian Aid

ARC Insurance Company Limited (ARC Ltd) will pay US $25 million in drought insurance claims to three countries in the Sahel this month. Mauritania, Niger and Senegal

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2015 Investing in African Mining Indaba

CEOs representing some of Africa’s most attractive mining companies will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, 9 – 12 February 2015 for the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba

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