UN Prepares for Possible Flooding in Southern Africa

    United Nations agencies are taking preemptive measures to address potential flooding due to torrential rains in northern Mozambique, and neighboring Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The U.N. is gathering supplies for some 130,000 people who may have to be evacuated from flood-vulnerable zones. The Mozambican government has already relocated at least 13,000 people, according to UNICEF.

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.