Floods Force Namibians to Relocate

Floods in the country have forced some citizens to move to less affected areas and learners are expected to be taught in tents when the schools reopens.

File Photo of Children walking on submerged foot paths as a result of flash floods.

  • Namibia:   Early Floods Swamp Chotto and Cowboy

    New Era, 15 January 2013

    Close to 18 households in the densely populated Chotto and Cowboy locations at Katima Mulilo have been relocated to higher ground due to heavy rains experienced in the Caprivi… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Heavy Rains Close Schools in the North

    Namibian, 11 January 2013

    CLOSE to 600 pupils in the Omusati Region will have to be taught in tents when schools open next week, after several schools in the region were damaged by heavy rains and wind over… Read more »

  • Namibia:   Early Upstream Flood Wave in Kavango River

    New Era, 9 January 2013

    Good rains were recorded in the vicinity of the Kavango River in Namibia's northern border areas over the past 36 hour period, causing an early upstream flood wave. Read more »


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