Food crisis requires prompt action

High spending authorities must begin serious cutbacks to a range of luxuries, including expensive globe-trotting adventures and spending on fast cars.
By The Zimbabwe Independent Mar. 8, 2024

The use of digital technologies in disaster response and mitigation

Ethiopia has made efforts to integrate digital technologies into disaster response and mitigation.
By Gary Gerald Mtombeni Feb. 9, 2024

Strengthening civil society-State collaboration key to risk reduction

The cyclone also affected Masvingo and Mashonaland East provinces with Tsholotsho heavily affected in Matabeleland North.
By Tonderayi Matonho Jan. 9, 2024

Traditional concepts key in alleviating El Niño effects

Many people blamed traditional beliefs for the disaster as communes refused to leave their ancestral homes.
By Admin Jan. 5, 2024

Zim braces for another cyclone

Cyclone Idai also affected Masvingo and Mashonaland East provinces.
By Kenneth Nyangani Jan. 3, 2024

‘Climate change killed thousands in 2023’

In March 2019, Cyclone Idai struck Zimbabwe, killing 634 people and leaving a trail of destruction estimated at US$550 million.
By Lorraine Muromo Dec. 28, 2023

Loss and damage fund a boon for local victims of natural disasters

Victims of Cyclone Idai, which devastated eastern districts of Zimbabwe in March 2019 remain trapped in extreme poverty as they lack financial resources to rebuild their lives.
By Amh Voices Dec. 17, 2023

Storms wreak havoc countrywide

Manicaland is still being haunted by Cyclone Idai which hit the province in 2019, leaving hundreds of people dead.

Social work’s vital role in tackling climate change

In disaster-prone regions, social workers serve an essential role in providing psychological support and rehabilitation to those affected by climate-related events.
By Paison Tazvivinga and Sharon Dzingai Dec. 1, 2023