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US$768m needed for Cyclone Idai repairs

US$768m needed for Cyclone Idai repairs The country requires up to US$768 million to restore infrastructure destroyed by Cyclone Idai, which slammed mainly Chimanimani and Chipinge districts in Manicaland. This … Continue reading

28/07/2019 · Leave a comment

The power of resilience

  Getting Resilient The Odisha government’s disaster management during the recent Cyclone Fani has been lauded the world over. Despite a wind speed of close to 200 kilometres per hour, … Continue reading

18/05/2019 · Leave a comment

Study: Natural Disasters Double Likelihood of Child Poverty

‘Natural disasters are shaped by social and economic inequality’ In the early hours of October 31, 1876, a devastating cyclone emanating from the Bay of Bengal drowned at least 0.21 … Continue reading

22/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Mindfulness brings major benefits to leadership

Thousands of Children Who Survived Cyclone Idai Now Face Slavery and Forced Marriage Thousands of children who survived a cyclone in southeast Africa face fresh risks in its aftermath — … Continue reading

13/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Putting Nature to Work: Integrating Green and Grey Infrastructure for Water Security and Climate Resilience

Cyclone Idai shows why long-term disaster resilience is so crucial Cyclone Idai struck Beira, the fourth largest city in Mozambique, in mid-March with torrential rains and winds of more than … Continue reading

12/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Mozambique Cholera Cases Top 1,000 in Wake of Cyclone Idai

India’s Heat Season Arrives Early and Extreme It’s only March, and communities from Kerala to Gujarat are already battling extreme heat in India. Temperatures reached 41ºC (105ºF) in Surat along … Continue reading

05/04/2019 · Leave a comment

The waters are rising, the floods are coming. What are we doing to save ourselves?

This is how our changing climate could increase the risk we face from hurricanes When tropical cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira, Mozambique on March 14, a spokesperson for the … Continue reading

03/04/2019 · Leave a comment

In Mozambique, parents yearn for children torn away by cyclone

Cholera cases jump to 138 in Mozambique’s Beira after cyclone The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 … Continue reading

30/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Remember Harvey? Houston remains unprepared for the next big flood.

Factbox: Cyclone Idai’s heavy toll – 732 dead, hundreds of thousands displaced Rescue workers are rushing to help hundreds of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai battered the Mozambican port … Continue reading

24/03/2019 · Leave a comment

SPECIAL: Natural Disasters in Africa

Cyclone Idai ‘might be southern hemisphere’s worst such disaster’ The devastating cyclone that hit south-eastern Africa may be the worst ever disaster to strike the southern hemisphere, according to the … Continue reading

23/03/2019 · Leave a comment

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