Heavy Rains Bring Chaos to Zimbabwe

Heavy rains have destroyed houses, bridges and schools, and teachers have had to conduct lessons outside.

  • Zimbabwe:   2000 School Children in Limbo

    The Herald, 25 January 2013

    Nearly 2 000 school children in southern parts of Chiredzi and Mwenezi are currently learning in the open after heavy torrential rainfall recently destroyed classroom blocks at 28… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Dam, River Levels Increase

    The Herald, 23 January 2013

    The incessant rains have led to an increase in water levels with the Limpopo and Zambezi rivers posing a serious threat to communities who live in low lying areas. According to… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Beitbridge Runs Dry

    The Herald, 25 January 2013

    Serious water shortages have hit the border town Beitbridge following the flooding of the water treatment pump due to the torrential rains experienced in the district this week.… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Cpu Rescues 34 Marooned Villagers in Beitbridge

    The Herald, 23 January 2013

    The Beitbridge Civil Protection Unit yesterday rescued 34 villagers marooned for the past three days on a delta along the Limpopo River in Tshikwalakwala. The rescue mission which… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Climate Change Policies Need an Urban Focus

    UNIRIN, 22 January 2013

    In spite of the political and financial turmoil that Zimbabwe faces, the country seems to be on the right track in adopting strategies to address the effects of climate change. But… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Villagers Airlifted Out of Flood Zones

    SW Radio, 22 January 2013

    Ongoing heavy rainfall continues to cause chaos across the country, leading to the closure of the Beitbridge border over the weekend and the rescue by helicopter of stranded… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Floods Close Beitbridge Border Post

    The Herald, 22 January 2013

    ZIMBABWE and South African border authorities were yesterday forced to stop both vehicular and human traffic after the bridge at the Beitbridge Border Post was flooded on Sunday… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Flooding Needs Everyone's Contribution

    The Herald, 17 January 2013

    Flooding has become a common phenomenon in the country and every year there are areas were people are maimed or killed, while others are left homeless with their sources of… Read more »


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