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Zambia disaster management agency calls for assessment of disaster-prone areas before rains

A Zambian government agency responsible for managing disasters on Friday said it was dispatching a team of experts to three districts to conduct a...
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GMA Cautions Public Over Heavy Rains

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) has cautioned the public that the down-pour currently being experienced in the southern half of the country may be...
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NADMO and Zoomlion Join Hands to Desilt Culverts

The Hohoe Municipal Office of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has started desilting gutters and culverts in flood prone communities ahead of the...
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Public asked to adopt safety precautions during rains

The public has been cautioned to take extra measures to remain safe during the current rainy season. This is because floods, heavy objects being...
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Public Cautioned on Safety Measures Ahead of Rains

With the rainy season close at hand, a number of safety measures have been recommended to the public. People living in flood prone areas are...
Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS)

RAINS and West Mamprusi Team Up on Local Governance Project

Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS) is working with two assemblies to create space and platforms for active participation of excluded groups such...
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Rains Slows Businesses in Parts of Accra

Residents of Community 18; Spintex Road and its neighbours got stuck in their houses during this dawn’s rains. The rains, which started on Thursday, May...

Meteorological Agency Predicts More Rains for Southern Ghana

The middle and coastal areas of the country are expected to experience this year’s minor rainy season around the latter part of September. Northern Ghana,...
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Cape Coast Muslims Observed Eid-Ul-Adha Despite Rains

Muslims in the Cape Coast Metropolis, both the young and the elderly, on Friday defied an early morning rain to mark this year's Edi-ul-Adha...
Photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows exposed riverbed in Shanzuizi Village of northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Prolonged drought is worsening hunger situation in Africa – FAO

Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead - according to an alert released...

Wet season: How rains affect tourism in Ghana

Wise men say ‘’If it never rains, then we’ll never grow’’. They also say ‘’without the rain, then there will be no rainbow’’. These...

Akanpabadai calls on Gov’t to enforce Child rights laws

Mr Timothy A. Akanpabadai, the Regional Operations Manager of World Vision, has called on government to enforce child rights laws to protect children from...

Meteo Service Warns of More Rains

The Ghana Meteorological Agency is predicting more rains in the coming days.The agency says the pattern is going to be constant as the country...
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NADMO Begins Flood Alert Campaign for Ashanti Region

file image The Ashanti regional office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has launched a regional campaign to reduce the devastations caused by floods...

GES Assesses Extent of Damage to Jamasi School

Torrential rains last Saturday night ripped apart 6 schools in Jamasi, in the Sekyere South District of the Ashanti Region. These schools were left...

Jinapor Associates Erratic Power Supply to Rains

Deputy Power minister John Jinapor has attributed the recent erratic power supply in parts of Accra to the rains. According to him, some...

NCCE Promotes Peace In Upcoming Elections

The event held in Tamale was to enhance the capacity of the IPDCs on conflict prevention and dispute management especially in the hot spot...
Madam Murielle Maupoint, the Executive Director of Hope for Children presenting the bicycles to Mr Goshiman Mahadu, a Traditional leader of Nanton-Kurugu Community. Looking on is Mr Tijani Hardi, the Executive Director of RAINS.

Nanton-Kurugu Community Presented With 152 Bicycles

The bicycles worth GH₵ 54, 983.00 were presented to the Bike Bank in the Nanton-Kurugu communities in Savelugu-Nanton Municipality in the Northern Region. ...

Heavy Downpour Halts NDC Manifesto Launch

A heavy downpour at Sunyani on Saturday, September 17, has brought activities to a halt, adversely affecting the manifesto launch of the governing National...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows farmlands submerged by flood water in Qiantan Village, Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Current Rains Have No Relation to Rainy Season

The rains, which are the result of current pertaining weather systems that have nothing to do with the season and would come down a...
Ships take shelter at a harbor in Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 11, 2015. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Severe rains shattered parts of Upper East

“The situation in the region, especially in the Builsa area is not palatable. The floods have destroyed dams, roads and farms. “We thank God there...

Traders demand Ghana government find solutions to Accra flooding

The authorities should, therefore, find ways of directing the rain water into appropriate receptacles or destinations to save the city from flooding during the...
Photo taken on July 11, 2015 shows farmlands submerged by flood water in Qiantan Village, Sanmen County of east China's Zhejiang Province. The approaching Typhoon Chan-Hom has brought gales and rainstorms to Zhejiang Province, east China, forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to be closed, local authorities said Saturday. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zwx)

Are Ghanaians ready for the coming rains?

Ghana has a history of perennial downpours from time immemorial. The rains are here again and some regions have recently suffered the devastating effects...
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GRIDCo Boss Markdown Power Crisis Over Early Rains

Local media reports quoted the Chairman of the Load Management Committee, William Amuna, as saying that, in spite of disruptions in the country's energy...
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Over 200,000 at risk of food insecurity in southern Mozambique

"The only reasonable region district is Xai-Xai of the province, all other 11 districts are affected," said Gaza Provincial Director of Agriculture and...
Photo taken on March 28, 2015 shows the quiet street of Abuja on the election day. Polling stations across Nigeria opened on Saturday amid tight security, as more than 56 million eligible voters went there to cast their ballots to elect a new president, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission said. (Xinhua/Yang Yang)

We must love the streets of Ghana

To love is to show affection, love is pure, love is beautiful, true love never fails! Let us love the streets of Ghana. Showing true...
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Zambia’s meteorological body advises farmers to plant early maturing crops

Zambia has experienced erratic rains since the start of the season as a result of the El-Nino weather pattern. The poor rainfall pattern is...

DR Congo capital flooded after heavy rains

He said the death toll and the level of destruction could rise because many of the families living along river banks were caught by...
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Rains cause havoc in Koforidua

A near two-hour downpour Wednesday exposed the rather poor drainage system in parts of the Koforidua municipality as houses and shops get submerged in...

Monsoon Rains in India and Myanmar Kills Many

The rain began in mid-July and Burmese have been fleeing badly-hit areas The landslip in the eastern Indian state of Manipur buried a whole...