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Global Weather Hazards Summary March 21-27, 2014

Rains maintain flooding and ground saturation risks throughout southern Africa

Africa Weather Hazards

1.Heavy rains over the past several weeks have destroyed houses, damaged infrastructure, and displaced local residents over the Kitwe region of north-central Zambia. Moderate to heavy rains forecast during the next week could maintain elevated risks for localized flooding over many areas of the region.

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RCA earmarks over AED 50 mn for annual foreign aid

Feb 26, 2014 - 08:15 -

WAM Abu Dhabi, 26th Feb. 2014 (WAM) - The Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has set aside AED 50.5 million for its seasonal humanitarian programmes abroad.

The oversees budget was approved in a meeting of the foreign assistance committee chaired by Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, RCA Secretary General, who said the committee had answered requests and appeals for help from international relief organizations and official entities.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 18 - 25 February

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Global Weather Hazards Summary - February 14-20, 2014

Heavy rains may lead to localized flooding in parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and South Africa

1.Portions of Tanzania have experienced below average seasonal rainfall since late November. Poorly distributed rains since early December have also led to developing dry conditions in the Morogoro and Pwani provinces further east. The anomalous dryness has already negatively impacted vegetation conditions in the region. Recent rains, though, have reduced long-term deficits and improved ground conditions.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 04 – 11 February

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 28 January – 04 February

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Infographic: Recent Significant Disasters in the Asia and Pacific Region

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Asian Development Bank

Whether it's the Philippines, which recently experienced the strongest storm recorded, or Japan, which was devastated by the tsunami and earthquake in 2011 - the tragedies affecting these countries serve as a call to risk-prone countries throughout Asia and the Pacific to build and vigilantly maintain resilience to catastrophes.

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