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Namibia

Household Food Security Assessment - Namibia, July 2013

Executive summary Namibia is an arid country, regularly affected by erratic rainfall and dry spells. As are result, people have developed a number of coping mechanisms to improve their food and economic security during these periods. However,…

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Assessment
Source:
Namibia Red Cross
Posted:
03 Sep 2013
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Namibia

Preparing communities for disasters & emergencies

Preparing rural Khomas communities for disasters and emergencies From 5 to 9 November 2012, staff and volunteers from the Namibia Red Cross Society teamed up with the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) and the Khomas…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Namibia Red Cross
Posted:
08 Apr 2013

Namibia

Life in Caprivi relocation camps

The challenge of learning and teaching in Caprivi's flood relocation camps By Rosemary Nalisa, Namibia Red Cross Society National Coordinator, Resource Mobilisation. It is quarter to one on Friday afternoon and school has just come out at a…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Namibia Red Cross
Posted:
25 Mar 2013

Namibia

Improving access to safe water in the Kunene, Ohangwena and Kavango regions

Access to sanitation and water is a human right and an issue of human dignity, but there are over 800 million people in the world without lack access to safe water (World Health Organization, 2012). On Tuesday…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Namibia Red Cross
Posted:
20 Aug 2012

Namibia

Namibia geared to vaccinate 900,000 children

Onayena, Northen Namibia, 1 June 2012: The Government of Namibia, led by the Ministry of Health and Social Services launched today the National Immunization campaign focusing on Measles. The aim of the campaign is to boost…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Govt. Namibia, Namibia Red Cross, UNICEF, WHO
Posted:
01 Jun 2012
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Namibia

Food shortages a major concern for the flood victims

The people who were affected by floods this year are appealing for government intervention in the looming food shortages. The affected communities lost their crops, whole others lost animals that either drowned or got stolen after…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Namibia Red Cross
Posted:
21 May 2012

Namibia

Red Cross News - May 2011

Inside this edition NRCS responds to floods NRCS donates N$10 000 towards a Liver Patient Ohangwena Regional branch Commemorates International Volunteer Day and World Aids Day HBC Project a milestone to the Ohangwena community NRCS Annual General meeting 2010 NRCS OVC tours…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Namibia Red Cross
Posted:
18 May 2011
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Namibia

WHO and Namibia Red Cross announce strategy to avert disease outbreaks

Windhoek: 10 May 2011 - The World Health Organization (WHO) Country office in Namibia and the Namibian Red Cross Society (NRCS) today announced its joint health strategy to respond to the flood emergency. Following a consultative…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Namibia Red Cross, WHO
Posted:
11 May 2011