Mnangagwa to declare drought state of disaster

Government sources yesterday revealed that the statement was postponed because of a marathon Cabinet meeting yesterday.
By Sydney Kawadza Apr. 3, 2024

Artists’ role in disaster and risk reduction awareness

Songs can be written that reference hazards and disasters because of the compelling imagery that can be conjured with such references. 
By Raymond Millagre Langa Jan. 14, 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

‘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

Why CEOs fail in organisations

In sum, the path of a CEO is loaded with potential pitfalls. Overconfidence, indifference, and inflexibility can all lead to disaster.
By Memory Nguwi Dec. 8, 2023

Mudenda calls for regional approach to natural disasters

Zimbabwe drafted the Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management Bill which is now before Parliament.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Nov. 25, 2023

Our disaster management systems need to be scaled up

While natural disasters in the past years were fewer and predictable, nowadays it is no longer the case as unfolding events have become complex, volatile, unpredictable, vicious and destructive.
By Newsday Oct. 20, 2023

Ignorance, poor sanitation fuel Beitbridge’s recurring cholera outbreaks

A recent visit to Ndou’s place showed that little or nothing is being done by authorities to address sanitation and hygiene in this sprouting settlement of 54 000 people.
By Moses Mugugunyeki Sep. 10, 2023

Fast-track disaster policies, govt urged

In a report, the non-profit organisation with branches across Africa said the policies were necessary in responding to natural disasters.
By Lorraine Muromo Aug. 24, 2023