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Developing Disaster Risk Management Approaches for Climate Risks

BACKGROUND The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) suffers from rain-related floods almost every year. This development is likely the result of several factors, including a rapid expansion of...

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Ghana: Floods (MDRGH011) - DREF Operation Final Report

In early June 2015, the Greater Accra region of Ghana experienced flooding due to torrential rains which led to the widespread destruction to property and livelihoods, caused the displacement of...

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Ghana marks one year since deadly floods

On June 3, 2015, an explosion at a gas station in Ghana's capital Accra and flooding caused by heavy rains killed an estimated 150 people. The heavy rains occur every year, yet until the disaster,...

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NADMO marks World Humanitarian Day

Ghana on Wednesday August 19, joined the rest of the World to mark this year’s World Humanitarian Day under the theme, “Inspiring the World’s Humanity”. The day is set aside by the UN with the aim of...

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Global Weather Hazards Summary: July 24 - 30, 2015

Increased rainfall unlikely to overcome deficits in Central America, Hispaniola, and parts of West Africa Africa Weather Hazards A slightly delayed start to the season with sporadic light rains in...

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Fan Milk Limited supports disaster victims

Fan Milk Limited has donated 1,500 cartons of Fandango drink worth Gh 5,000 and a cheque of 20,000 Ghana Cedis to the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) in support of the June 3 flood...

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Global Weather Hazards Summary: July 17 - 23, 2015

Drought develops over Central America, dryness persists in East and West Africa Africa Weather Hazards A delayed onset of the rainy season, followed by poorly-distributed rainfall, has led to...

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SCOAN donates to NADMO

The Synagogue Church of All Nations has donated items worth Gh140, 00.00 to the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) in support of the June 3 flood and fire victims. The items included...

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Nigerian High Commission donates to NADMO

The Nigerian High Commission in Ghana has presented relief items to support victims of the June 3 flood and fire disaster. The items included 70 pieces of blanket, 91 packs of toilet roll, 200 pieces...

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Voltic Ghana Ltd supports victims with water

Voltic Ghana Ltd has made a water donation worth Gh₡2,500 to support the recent flood and fire victims. The donation included 100 cases of Voltic Natural Mineral Water and 300 bags of Cool Pac sachet...

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Indian Women Association supports disaster victims

The Indian Women Association of Ghana has donated relief items worth GH₡30,000 to NADMO to support victims of the June 3 twin-tragedy. The items included 10 bags of rice, 10 bags of sugar, 6 bags of...

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