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Namibia's satellite centre to warn of disaster threats

A new satellite data centre in Namibia will help farmers prepare for droughts, floods, bushfires and pests. The

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Thu, 28/07/2011 - 11:27

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Environment monitor launched at UNISWA

An earth satellite station for monitoring the environment has been launched at the University of Swaziland (UNISWA), Luyengo campus.

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Thu, 14/07/2011 - 12:55

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SOUTH AFRICA: Floods highlight lack of disaster preparedness

South Africa was ill-prepared for the heavy summer rains that have caused flooding in eight of the country’s nine provinces since mid-December, according to disaster management experts and officials, who argue that much of the damage and loss of life could have been avoided by better planning and more investment in disaster management.

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Fri, 04/02/2011 - 15:06

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