HARARE/JOHANNESBURG, 30 December 2010 (IRIN)
- The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) staffed jointly by officials from Zambia
and Zimbabwe, says one of the two major dams on the river between the two
countries will open its flood gates in early 2011, meaning that communities
may have to be relocated.
"ZRA has issued the alert, but they
have not yet informed us of the dates on when they will open the gates,"
said Patrick Kangwa, head of operations at Zambia's Disaster Management
and Mitigation Unit.
The ZRA manages Kariba Dam situated between