disaster management

UN calls for sustainable funding to disaster-affected community

The United Nations has reiterated the need for more funding for disaster preparedness, saying that existing financing mechanism largely caters for short term preparedness. They say there is need for joint action towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly on...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 2:50pm

Farmers urged to regularly inspect their fields as locusts’ threat looms

In a bid to prepare the country to combat desert locusts, the agriculture ministry has partnered with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to monitor closely information about the movement of these migratory pests in the region. That is a tactic contained in a press release which the...

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 4:32pm