drought

Patients on ARV therapy in the Oshana benefit from USA's drought assistance programme

by editor1 / Feb 17, 2020 / 0 comments

-About 12 000 patients on antiretroviral (ARV) therapy in the Oshana Region received maize meal, beans and vegetable oil as part of the United States of America's drought assistance programme.

Keetmanshoop residents say drought relief food distribution is unfair

by editor1 / Jan 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency residents complained about the unfair distribution of drought relief food by the regional council.

//Kharas Regional Council starts animal fodder distribution

by editor1 / Jan 30, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The //Kharas Regional Council has started with the distribution animal fodder, water and food to the beneficiaries of the drought relief food.

US Embassy in Namibia plans to expand its drought assistance to six more regions

by editor1 / Jan 29, 2020 / 0 comments

-The US Embassy in Namibia plans to expand its drought assistance to six more regions.

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.

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