Environment - Flood
  • Re-elected Lagos governor targets end to flooding
    21 april 2003 15:28:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Lagos governor Bola Tinubu, re-elected to another four-year term Sunday, has vowed to tackle flooding of the Nigerian economic nerve centre, following havoc wreaked by flooding in recent days. Full text...

  • 4 die in Malawi floods, landslides
    09 april 2003 09:22:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- At least four people have been killed following several days of heavy rains that unleashed floods and landslides on Malawi's northern mountainous district of Rumphi, officials said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Flood cripples Malawi's coal mine
    07 april 2003 16:01:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Flood caused by three weeks of persistent rain has inundated mining equipment at Malawi's Mchenga Coal Mine in the country's northern district of Rumphi, officials said Monday. Full text...

  • Mozambican authorities trying to resettle flood victims
    01 april 2003 19:06:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Municipal authorities in the central Mozambican city of Beira and the country's National Disasters Management Institute, are stepping up efforts to resettle more than 15,000 people displaced by floods that also killed at least three people in the area last week. Full text...

  • Floods cause 90 million rand of damage in South Africa
    01 april 2003 13:59:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- West Cape Provincial authorities on Tuesday said that the flash floods that hit the south-western part of South Africa last week caused damage estimated at 90 million rand (more than US$1. Full text...

  • Authorities want parts of Western Cape declared disaster area
    27 march 2003 08:49:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Western Cape authorities have asked the South African government to declare a flooded region in the province as a disaster area, after flash floods earlier this week left hundreds of homes damaged or destroyed, with thousands of people fleeing the area. Full text...

  • Ministers visit flood-devastated South African town
    26 march 2003 07:53:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Mop up operation was continuing Wednesday in the Western Cape town of Montague which has been devastated by flash floods with hundreds of homes destroyed and thousands of people displaced. Full text...

  • Mozambican River bursts its bank, thousands stranded
    11 march 2003 19:52:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- River Save, on the boundary between southern and central Mozambique, has burst its banks and flooded the towns of Nova Mambone in Inhambane province, and Machanga in Sofala province, leaving thousands of people stranded, the national news agency (AIM) reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Victims return home as floods recede in Zimbabwe
    02 march 2003 10:38:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Thousands of flood victims in northern Zimbabwe began moving back to their homes Sunday following assurances from relief officials that the waters had receded to safe levels. Full text...

  • Flood kills 3, displaces 6,000 in Zimbabwe
    27 february 2003 19:44:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Government and donor relief agencies said Thursday two more people had been killed by raging floods in northern Zimbabwe, bringing the death toll to three in two days. Full text...

  • Floods kill one person, wash away bridges
    26 february 2003 21:03:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- One person was killed, and two major bridges swept away by floods in northern Zimbabwe Wednesday, police said. Full text...

  • South African researcher seeks to improve flood forecasts
    21 january 2003 12:29:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A South African civil engineering researcher has started ground-breaking work in KwaZulu-Natal to help predict floods hours in advance so that authorities can be proactive when disaster strikes. Full text...

  • Flood kills eight in Northwestern Tunisia
    17 january 2003 23:19:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Eight people were killed during floods that hit Tunisia last weekend, according to an assessment made by the Tunisian press. Full text...

  • Malawi floods spread to two more districts
    17 january 2003 13:54:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Malawi's devastating floods, which have displaced thousands of people and destroyed crops in seven districts, have now hit two more districts in the perennial flood-prone southern Lower Shire Valley of the country. Full text...

  • Floods affect Tunisia after heavy downpour
    13 january 2003 22:16:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Heavy rains occurred in Tunisia last weekend causing floods in various areas, particularly the country's north-west. Full text...

  • Floods hit seventh district in Malawi
    13 january 2003 10:32:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- At least 3,000 families in the northern mountainous district of Rumphi have been rendered homeless following devastating floods over the weekend, a senior government official said Monday. Full text...

  • Muluzi declares Malawi "State of Disaster"
    11 january 2003 11:00:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Making an appeal for emergency aid, Malawi President Bakili Muluzi declared Saturday that his country was in a "state of national disaster" following severe flooding that has left seven deaths and thousands homeless, in addition to destroying property. Full text...

  • Muluzi declares 'state of disaster' in Malawi
    11 january 2003 10:00:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Making an appeal for emergency aid, Malawi President Bakili Muluzi declared Saturday that his country was in a "state of national disaster" following severe flooding that has left seven deaths and thousands homeless, in addition to destroying property. Full text...

  • Floods death toll reaches seven in Malawi
    08 january 2003 11:31:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- As the death tool reached seven from floods hitting six of Malawi's 27 districts, president Bakili Muluzi has planned an aerial survey of the devastated areas in a military helicopter Thursday. Full text...

  • Agency issues flood alert in Central Mozambique
    06 january 2003 19:03:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The Mozambican National Water Board (DNA) has warned of possible flooding in the Licungo river basin in the country's central province of Zambezia. Full text...

  • Malawi floods kill two, injure many
    05 january 2003 10:03:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- At least two people were confirmed dead while several others were injured after two rivers in the central lakeshore district of Salima burst their banks following three days of a heavy downpour. Full text...

  • 2 die in northern Malawi floods
    30 december 2002 16:06:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- At least two people have died from flush floods that destroyed many houses and displaced some 300 families in Malawi's northern border district of Karonga, officials said Monday. Full text...

  • Morocco unveils $120-million plan to fight natural disasters
    19 december 2002 14:14:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco has designed a 1. Full text...

  • Death toll from Moroccan floods rises to 63
    30 november 2002 09:43:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Floods that recently hit central Morocco have claimed 63 lives and left major property damage, a new official toll issued Friday said. Full text...

  • Death toll from Moroccan flood rises to 35
    26 november 2002 19:24:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- At least 35 people have died and eight others reported missing in floods after Sunday's heavy rains in Morocco, according to official toll. Full text...

  • 3,000 people displaced by flood in northern Congo Brazzaville
    25 november 2002 18:25:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- More than 3,000 people have been displaced by flooding in Congo Brazzaville's northern Sangha region, the State radio reported Monday. Full text...

  • Flooding kills 13 in central Morocco
    25 november 2002 17:46:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Thirteen people were killed after a river in central Morocco burst its banks following heavy rains Sunday, the Moroccan news agency (MAP) reported Monday. Full text...

  • Flash floods displace 3,000 in southern Somalia
    20 november 2002 18:27:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- Some 3,000 people have been rendered homeless by floods from heavy rains in Somalia's southern Juba region. Full text...

  • 10 drown as flash floods sweep central Kenya town
    18 november 2002 21:50:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- At least 10 people were confirmed dead and property of unknown value destroyed Monday when flash floods swept a settlement in central Kenya following a heavy rainfall. Full text...

  • Minister says donors have failed Mozambique on flood relief
    12 november 2002 17:56:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Only half of the money pledged by foreign donors to Mozambique for reconstruction after the devastating floods of February 2000 has been disbursed, according to Public Works Minister Roberto White. Full text...

  • Five die in Somali floods
    07 november 2002 12:04:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- At least five people have died in floods that followed 72-hour heavy rains in Somali's South West region of Gedo, some 550 km south west of Mogadishu, witnesses said Thursday. Full text...

  • Flood kills 28 in eastern Algeria
    28 august 2002 10:14:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Twenty-eight people, including 15 children have died in Algeria in the last 48-hours following severe flooding from torrential rains in the eastern part of the country, reliable sources said Wednesday. Full text...

  • More Accra residents displaced as downpour continues
    14 june 2002 18:05:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Floods forced hundreds of families out of their homes Friday as heavy rain pounded Ghana's coastal cities of Accra and Tema continuously since Thursday night. Full text...

  • Floods disrupt schooling, cause accidents in Kenya
    20 may 2002 09:06:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Floods have made schools inaccessible to hundreds of pupils in Kenya's parts of Lake Victoria basin a fortnight after they re-opened for a second term. Full text...

  • UNEP Warns of Impending Deluge from Melting Glacial Lakes
    17 april 2002 09:59:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Nearly 50 lakes, high in the Himalayas, could burst their banks sending millions of gallons of deadly floodwaters swirling down valleys, putting at risk tens of thousands of lives, the UN Environment Programme warned Wednesday citing various reports from scientists. Full text...

  • Floods force Malawian villagers to take refuge in churches
    02 january 2002 13:19:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Some 300 Malawian villagers have sought shelter in churches and schools in the southern district of Chikwawa following floods that have swept through 20 villages in a river valley of the district. Full text...

  • Flood causes severe damage in Morocco
    26 december 2001 20:37:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Flood from torrential rain has caused damage estimated at more than 25 million dirhams (about 2. Full text...

  • Flood causes severe damage in Morocco
    26 december 2001 20:29:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Flood from torrential rain has caused damage estimated at more than 25 million dirhams (about 2. Full text...

  • Floods claim 8 lives in Morocco
    24 december 2001 22:53:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Floods swept away eight people at the weekend in Settat, 200 km south of the Moroccan capital, Rabat local press reports said Monday. Full text...

  • Malawian villagers refuse relocation from flood-prone valley
    10 december 2001 19:38:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Villagers in the flood-prone Lower Shire Valley in southern Malawi have rejected a government plan to resettle them upland, despite a fresh warning of more floods during the 2001/2002 rainy season. Full text...

  • TV programme raises 1,500 million dollars for Algerian victims
    03 december 2001 13:59:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- A special fund-raising programme on Algerian television last Thursday collected 101,000 million Algerian dinars (about 1,500 million US dollars) to help victims of the floods that hit the country on 10 November 10. Full text...

  • State TV launches fund raising for Algerian flood victims
    28 november 2001 22:56:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algerian State Television Wednesday launched a fund-raising telephone show in support of the country's recent flood victims. Full text...

  • Malian flood victims get US relief
    27 november 2001 22:23:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- US Ambassador to Mali, Michael Ranneberger has donated 20 million CFA francs to victims of the recent flood disaster in Mali's southern town of Selingue, some 160-km from Bamako. Full text...

  • Algeria to clear flood damage in three months
    20 november 2001 13:03:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Clearing operations are expected to last three months in the aftermath of the devastating flood that killed at list 729 people, with 170 others still missing in Algeria, officials said in Algiers. Full text...

  • Mozambican water authorities warn of pending floods
    19 november 2001 07:37:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- As the rain season begins in Southern Africa, Mozambique's Southern Regional Water Board (ARA-Sul) has warned people living near river banks to take precautionary measures against possible floods affecting them. Full text...

  • OAU donates 100,000 dollars to food-stricken Algeria
    17 november 2001 16:12:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- The Organisation of African Unity (OAU), has donated 100,000 US dollars to Algeria to help alleviate the effects of the flood disaster that has claimed more than 750 lives in that country, an official said in Algiers. Full text...

  • Search operations continue in Algerian floods
    14 november 2001 23:37:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Four days after deadly floods hit Algeria, search operations are still continuing in Bab-el-Oued and its surrounding areas, making the death toll rise every hour. Full text...

  • EU, Belgium help Algerian flood victims
    14 november 2001 23:14:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union has granted 758,800 Euro (about 852,580 US dollars) to Algeria to help victims of the flood disaster in that country. Full text...

  • Libya despatches relief items to Algerian flood victims
    13 november 2001 20:59:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- A Libyan cargo plane left Tripoli late Monday with unspecified quantities of food and tents for the flood victims in Algeria, the Libyan Red Crescent sources said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Tunisia sending relief supplies to Algerian flood victims
    13 november 2001 19:53:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisia says it is sending relief materials, including blankets, drugs and food stuffs to flood victims in Algeria. Full text...

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