Disasters

Millions for drought relief

2 days ago - 18 September 2019 | Disasters

Countries are donating millions in aid to Namibia to assist the thousands of people that are in desperate need food assistance during the current drought.The United States last week donated food aid and material support...

Windhoek's water situation dire

3 days ago - 17 September 2019 | Disasters

The City of Windhoek has issued an urgent warning to residents to reduce their water usage following the failure to meet the water consumption target. The weekly water watch issued for the week ending 9...

Water crisis: residents respond

2 weeks ago - 05 September 2019 | Disasters

Over the past two weeks Windhoek residents continued a positive streak of consuming less water than the maximum target but City authorities warned that on average consumption remains above target, considering the upcoming hot months...

90 000 livestock perish

2 weeks ago - 04 September 2019 | Disasters

It is estimated that nearly 90 000 livestock have already died from October 2018 to June this year due to the devastating drought that has Namibia in its grip. Out of the 89 190 livestock...

Namibians dread worsening droughts

4 weeks ago - 22 August 2019 | Disasters

While Namibia is battling one of its worst droughts in history a mere 38% of Namibians say that droughts in the country have not become more severe over the past ten years, while 63% feel...

Save water before summer

1 month - 16 August 2019 | Disasters

Windhoek residents managed to meet the municipality's water savings target in July, but need to redouble their efforts as temperatures start rising.The municipality is urging...

39% of Namibians hungry

1 month - 15 August 2019 | Disasters

A shocking 39% of Namibians were severely food insecure by 2018, while 821.6 million people worldwide did not have enough food to eat, as hunger...

Lifeline for stranded Chobe hippos

1 month - 15 August 2019 | Disasters

An emergency borehole has successfully been drilled to pump water into a Chobe River pond, where about 68 hippos are stranded in the drying river....

Not out of the woods yet

1 month - 13 August 2019 | Disasters

Recovery after the current drought, which has been declared a national disaster, is the biggest challenge the agriculture sector will face for the next three...

Engen fuels N$1m drought relief

1 month - 09 August 2019 | Disasters

Engen has handed over N$1 million to the Dare to Care Fund to support Namibia's farmers who have been ravaged by a seven-year drought. The...

Drought relief goes to the needy

1 month - 02 August 2019 | Disasters

The Omusati regional councillor for the Oshikuku constituency, Modestus Amutse, has dismissed allegations that drought-relief food is only given to Swapo members in his constituency....

Ehehelo lyoopresenda mbali lya lundululwa

1 month - 23 July 2019 | Disasters

Etseyitho lyoshigwana ndyoka lya shainwa kuamushanga gwokabinete kaNamibia, George Simataa, lya shangwa mEtine lyoshiwike sha piti, olya pula AaNamibia ayehe mboka haya mono iiyemo opo...

Disasters

Kavango East struggling to deliver...

1 month - 22 July 2019 | Disasters

The Kavango East regional council is facing challenges with the distribution of drought relief food, its acting chief regional officer Ambossius Makongwa has said.Last week...

PPP could boost water security

2 months ago - 19 July 2019 | Disasters

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) present one solution to Namibia's critical water supply challenges, which among several steep hurdles, is dogged by significant funding shortfalls.A roundtable discussion...

Dam levels dismal

2 months ago - 16 July 2019 | Disasters

It appears that the only town in Namibia which is safe from water restrictions is Keetmanshoop. The latest dam bulletin, released by NamWater...

MTC helps drought-stricken farmers

2 months 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)...

Engombe a mono omeya

2 months 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...

'Reopen public water points'

2 months 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...

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