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21 Apr 2009 description
map EARS
21 April 2009 - In Angola (-5%) and Zambia (-4%) the sorghum growing season has been dry up to now and local reductions to average yields are possible. Well above average sorghum yields are seen in Lesotho (+7%). Crop yield prospects are also normal to good in Botswana (-1%) and South-Africa (+1%).

 In Malawi, past 10 days some drought relief was seen. Still yield reductions are expected in many parts of the country although local differences are seen.

09 Apr 2009 description
report New Era

by Michael Liswaniso

OPUWO - Hundreds of Opuwo residents who reside at Otuzemba, Katutura and Okondaunue locations are yet to become citizens of Namibia having fled Angola during the civil war era, as well as those that migrated from that country more than 60 years ago.

02 Apr 2009 description

(Johannesburg, 2 April 2009): The United Nations is seeking US$2.7 million to support the Republic of Namibia respond to floods caused by heavy rains that have displaced nearly 13,000 and damaged the homes and livelihoods of a total of 350,000 people.

The Government has responded to the crisis by establishing 21 relocation camps in six regions for the affected, through a US$11 million allocation of emergency funding.

01 Apr 2009 description
map EARS
1 April 2009 - In Zambia the growing season has been dry up to now and reductions in yield of about -8% are expected. Above average maize yields are seen in Botswana (+5%) and Lesotho (+4%). In Swaziland (-1%) and South Africa (2%) normal national average yields are expected. Below average national yields of about -8% to -9% are seen in Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

In Malawi, the Northern as well as the Southern Region have been dry since the start of the growing season and reduced yields of about -11% are forecasted.

27 Mar 2009 description
report IRIN

GABORONE, 27 March 2009 (IRIN) - Rain continues to lash countries along the course of the upper Zambezi River, aggravating already extensive flooding in Angola, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia, where crops and infrastructure have been destroyed.