drought

Cabinet approves N$160 million for drought relief in Kunene, Erongo and Omusati

by editor1 / Mar 27, 2021 / 0 comments

-Cabinet has approved about N$160 million for drought relief in the Kunene Region, and some constituencies in the Erongo and Omusati regions.

Epupa Waterfall suffers drought

by editor1 / Mar 19, 2021 / 0 comments

-One of Namibia's biggest tourist attractions, Epupa Waterfalls has suffered through persistent drought in the Kunene Region.

INTERVIEW | Kunene Governor Marius Sheya on the impact of drought

by editor1 / Mar 15, 2021 / 0 comments

-The Kunene Region is experiencing severe drought, which has led to hundreds of livestock deaths, due to a lack of grazing in the area.

Prolonged dry spell in northern Namibia could affect prospects of a bumper harvest

by editor1 / Mar 10, 2021 / 0 comments

-A prolonged dry spell in some parts of northern Namibia could affect farmers who were hoping for a bumper harvest this year.

Over 500 households in drought stricken Kunene camp at Opuwo

by editor1 / Mar 09, 2021 / 0 comments

About 500 households are camping at Opuwo as a way of trying to survive the persistent drought.

Kunene livestock farmers reel from devastating drought

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2021 / 0 comments
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NAMPA File

-Livestock farmers in the northern part of the Kunene Region are reeling from a devastating drought.

Opuwo Rural Councillor urges Government to help farmers who lost 80% of their livestock

by editor1 / Jan 08, 2021 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Opuwo Rural Constituency Councillor Uaurikua Kakuva has urged the Government to help farmers in his constituency who have lost more than 80% of their livestock due to the persistent drought.

Drought left Namibian livestock producers with decreased stock capacity which will take years to rebuild - AGRA

by editor1 / Dec 02, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Chairman of the Agra board, Ryno van der Merwe, emphasised the fact that the prevailing drought has left Namibian livestock producers with decreased stock capacity, which will take years to rebuild.

Namibians urged to implement resilient plans to combat drought

by editor1 / Oct 07, 2020 / 0 comments

Executive Director in the Office of the Prime Minister, I-ben Nashandi said Namibians need to implement collective resilience building programmes to combat drought.

WFP says drought stricken households are not out of the woods yet

by editor1 / Aug 13, 2020 / 0 comments
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WFP

-The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) says households stricken by severe drought last year are not out of the woods yet.

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