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17 Jul 2018 description

Luanda - The reforestation of eucalyptus trees in Luanda's urban district of Rangel can help combat groundwater, avoiding floods and damage caused by this phenomenon, environmentalist Simão dos Santos said Monday.

Speaking to the press on the sideline of the launch of the environmental education project "Community without garbage, more health", held in Luanda, the environmentalist stressed that among the specificity of eucalyptus is the ability to absorb 200 liters of water per day.

20 Jan 2017 description

Cazombo - At least 1,195 families from Cazombo village, in eastern Moxico's municipality of Alto Zambeze, were left homeless as a result of heavy rains that hit the region recently.

The information was released by a source from the Municipal Commission for Civil Protection, stating the rains caused the collapse of 394 houses in the localities of Chinuque, Chipoia, Jamba and Cerâmica.

The source added that the families affected are currently in the open as the Civil Protection Commission is struggling to provide assistance due to the lack of funds.

10 Jan 2017 description

Luanda - The heavy rains that hit last week some areas of Luanda province left more than 1,800 homes flooded in the municipality of Viana.

Angop learned that of the above number, 1,200 houses in Km 12A area, 540 in Km9A, 20 in Mulenvos and 40 near the ravines of Boa Fé neighbourhood, some of which even collapsed.

The information was released by the local director of Community Services, Fernando Binge, who added that the rains caused damage estimated at Akz 320 million, but there were no records of human losses.