Disasters

Dam levels dismal

20 hours ago | Disasters

It appears that the only town in Namibia which is safe from water restrictions is Keetmanshoop. The latest dam bulletin, released by NamWater yesterday afternoon, paints a bleak picture. Most towns are by...

MTC helps drought-stricken farmers

6 days ago - 10 July 2019 | Disasters

MTC has thrown its weight behind the farming community, amid the devastating drought.The telecommunications firm yesterday donated N$250 000 to the Namibia Agricultural Union (NAU) and N$400 000 to the Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU).During...

Engombe a mono omeya

1 week ago - 09 July 2019 | Disasters

Aanafaalama yomomudhingoloko gUuvudhiya mboka ya kala yataalela enota enene, oya mono ekwatho sho omeya ngoka ga pombwa okuza mOndama yaLushandja moshitopolwa shaMusati, ga thiki komudhingoloko gwawo opo ga vule okuhupitha iimuna yawo mbyoka ya kala...

'Reopen public water points'

1 week ago - 05 July 2019 | Disasters

The Namibia National Farmers Union (NNFU) is calling on government to use some the N$572.7 million earmarked for drought relief to reopen community water points that have been disconnected.The union also applauded NamWater for its...

NamWater a yamukula onkugo yaanafaalama yomOshana nOmusati

1 week ago - 03 July 2019 | Disasters

NamWater ota longitha oshimaliwa sha thika poomiliyona 2 opo a pombele omeya momulonga gwaPonona mUuvudhiya okuza kOndama yaLushandja.Aanafaalama oya popi kutya shoka osha simana noonkondo molwaashoka otaku ka hupithwa iimuna omayovi mUuvudhiya mbyoka yi...

Relief coming

2 weeks ago - 02 July 2019 | Disasters

NamWater is spending over N$2 million to pump water from the Olushandja Dam to Lake Oponona at Uuvudhiya, in a bid to save thousands of...

Aahupi yomithima oya li ya kunkililwa - Shilongo

3 weeks ago - 20 June 2019 | Disasters

ILENI NANDJATOOlopota ya ngongwa po kOmunambelewa Omukuluntu gwOshitopolwa shaHangwena Fillipus Shilongo oya hololwa kutya, ongundu yaahupi yomithima oyali ya kunkililwa opo ya hulithe...

Integrated drought system needed for Cuvelai

3 weeks ago - 19 June 2019 | Disasters

An integrated transnational system for drought information is required for the transboundary Cuvelai-Basin in Namibia and Angola. This integrated system must incorporate both natural hazard...

Ya fumbikwa nomwenyo omanga taya hupu omuthima

4 weeks ago - 18 June 2019 | Disasters

ILENI NANDJATOAalumentu yaali, omunamimvo 29 Kashima Junias Hauwanga oshowo omunamimvo 36, Jacob Hangula oya hulitha konima sho ya gwililwa po kevi lyomuthima ngoka yali taya...

UN gives N$15m for drought

1 month - 13 June 2019 | Disasters

The United Nations office in Namibia has pledged US$1 million (about N$15 million) towards the Namibian government's drought relief efforts. UN resident coordinator Rachel Odede...

Otjozondjupa buckles under the drought

1 month - 12 June 2019 | Disasters

Some 7 723 livestock were lost between 2018 and 2019 in the Otjozondjupa Region due to the prevailing drought conditions, the region's governor, Otto Ipinge,...

China donates N$2.1m towards drought

1 month - 05 June 2019 | Disasters

Chinese ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming today announced that China’s Red Cross Society has decided to provide US$150 000 (about N$2.1 million) cash as an...

Disasters

Water everywhere, but not a...

1 month - 29 May 2019 | Disasters

Despite the fact that Ohangwena has a massive aquifer estimated to hold around 20 billion cubic metres of fresh water, inhabitants of the Omundaungilo, Oshikunde,...

US chips in with drought...

1 month - 28 May 2019 | Disasters

Some of Namibia's most hard-hit communities struggling to survive amidst the ongoing drought are set to benefit from N$1.4 million in relief aid donated by...

Desperate cattle flood Ohangwena

1 month - 27 May 2019 | Disasters

The Ohangwena Regional Council is concerned about environmental damage as large numbers of livestock enter the region from as far as Kaokoland and other areas...

N$3bn for water security

1 month - 27 May 2019 | Disasters

Cabinet's approval of over N$3 billion to fund critical water supply projects over the next five years marks a crucial step towards ensuring the medium-...

Low earners excluded from drought...

1 month - 24 May 2019 | Disasters

Households with a combined income of more than N$2 600 will not qualify for state drought assistance, which has effectively excluded even low-level civil servants...

10% water hike coming

1 month - 24 May 2019 | Disasters

The City of Windhoek has proposed a 10% water and 5% sewer tariff hike to come into effect in July. The City's recently announced...

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