Zimbabwe

Deadly floods in Zimbabwe after drought

Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, image courtesy of ESA

Officials in Zimbabwe say that the floods which follow a crippling drought have destroyed crops, livestock and roads as they swept through villages in the south of the country. They have left some 2,000 people homeless and some communities have been cut off by the damage to roads.

Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has declared the floods a national disaster.

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Zimbabwe: International Charter activated for floods

Satellite image of Zimbabwe, taken by Envisat

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated on 7 February following the request of UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of OCHA Zimbabwe. The activation was due to flash floods caused by heavy rain.

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Flood in Zimbabwe

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 Northern Zimbabwe experienced flash floods that destroyed the livelihoods of around 1,775 people - Southern Africa: Floods Regional Update # 2 (16/03/10)

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Flood in Zimbabwe

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FL-2010-000059-ZWE

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Northern Zimbabwe

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17/03/2010

Epidemic in Zimbabwe

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cholera

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Zimbabwe

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01/02/2009

Flood in Zimbabwe

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Parts of Zimbabwe have been inundated with heavy rains since 26 December, and the authorities have warned of yet more flooding in the north of the country. Rains have also pounded parts of Mozambique and Malawi over the past few weeks, killing at least one person, displacing thousands and drowning farm land.

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FL-2009-000007-ZWE

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Zimbabwe

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03/01/2009
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