drought

Wuparo Conservancy in Zambezi growing despite drought

by editor1 / Dec 15, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Wuparo Conservancy project at Sangwali in the Zambezi Region is growing, despite the drought situation.

Drought wreaks havoc in banking, agriculture sectors

by editor1 / Dec 12, 2019 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Severe drought and economic recession have negatively affected the banking sector, including through losing money on loan defaults.

NAB urges producers to remain focused towards the ploughing season

by editor1 / Nov 22, 2019 / 0 comments

-The Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB) is doubtful about adequate crops being planted during the coming ploughing season due to poor rainfall.

Otjituuo farmers losing livestock due to persistent drought

by editor1 / Nov 07, 2019 / 0 comments

-Otjituuo settlement farmers in Okakarara Constituency are losing their livestock due to the effects of the persistent drought.

Red Cross launches Drought Emergency Relief Response Cash Transfer Programme

by editor1 / Oct 30, 2019 / 0 comments
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Namibia Red Cross Society

-The Namibia Red Cross Society and partners have launched the Drought Emergency Relief Response Cash Transfer Programme in the Zambezi Region's Sibbinda Constituency.

Government says drought relief funds not enough for all affected communities

by editor1 / Oct 09, 2019 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Government says the drought relief budget is still not enough to cater for all the affected communities, despite contributions from local international donors.

PM says drought assistance is still on the way

by editor1 / Sep 25, 2019 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa Amadhila has assured those affected by drought that assistance is still on the way and it has not stopped as being reported in some quarters of society.

US government donates over N$100 million to drought affected communities

by editor1 / Sep 10, 2019 / 0 comments

-The United States of America has donated about N$110 million in food assistance to communities affected by the current drought.

Ethiopian pharmacists in Namibia donate towards drought relief programme

by editor1 / Sep 09, 2019 / 0 comments

-Ethiopian pharmacists employed in various regions of Namibia donated N$35 000 to Government's drought relief programme.

Saudi Arabia willing to assist Namibia with drought mitigation strategies

by editor1 / Aug 22, 2019 / 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's new ambassador says his country is willing to assist Namibia to mitigate the impact of the prevailing drought.

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