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Record 45mn need urgent food aid in Southern Africa — UN

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Climate change, corruption blamed for Venice flood devastation

Italian Environment Minister Sergio Costa blamed climate change and the "tropicalisation" of violent rainfall and strong winds

KZN floods have killed ‘around 70’ so far

Speaking at a media briefing on Thursday, KwaZulu-Natal acting premier Sihle Zikalala said that around 70 people have died so far in the floods

KZN flood death toll rises to 51

Heavy rains have lashed the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal in recent days and the death toll continues to rise

Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

Over 300 people have died and 350 000 at risk as Cyclone Idai tears through southern Africa

The furious storm ripped through Durban, but life goes on

Tuesday’s storm was insane, a reminder of nature’s fury when the city was locked down, buried in water: the cost is going to be huge.

‘Storm of the century’ Maria pummels Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has brought devastation to the island of Puerto Rico and is responsible for 10 deaths so far

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