Opuwo (Namibia)

Type: City
Name: Opuwo (Namibia)
Country: Namibia
Latitude: -18.059999
Longitude: 13.82
population: 4,857
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Drug trafficking and abuse a big challenge for Nampol

Written by Tjikunda Kulunga on 07 July 2014.OPUWO, 07 JUL (NAMPA) – One of the biggest challenges faced by the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) is the increase in drug trafficking and abuse in the country, Safety and Security Minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Namibia: Hygiene, Sanitation Priorities for Education Ministry

AT LEAST 100 principals and teachers in the Kunene Region received training on the Ministry of Education's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme last week at a workshop help in Opuwo.The last group of 40 participants completed their two-day training ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

NaTIS one-stop centre to be constructed at Opuwo

Written by Tjikunda Kulunga on 26 June 2014.OPUWO, 26 JUN (NAMPA) – Works and Transport Minister Erkki Nghimtina launched the commencement of the construction of the Opuwo Namibia Traffic Information System (NaTIS) one-stop centre here on Monday.Speaking ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Epupa Falls

The Epupa falls are located at the Kunene River, bordering Namibia and Angola in the Kaokoland area. The falls are fored by a series of cascades that drop for about 60m over a distance of approximately 1.5 km. It even reaches a total of about 500m at ... [Published My Destination - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hygiene and sanitation top priorities for Education Ministry

Written by Tjikunda Kulunga on 24 June 2014.OPUWO, 24 JUN (NAMPA) - About 100 principals and teachers in the Kunene Region received training on the Ministry of Education’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme last week.The last team of 40 principals ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Declare war against poachers – //Hoebeb

CONCERNED . . . The chairperson of the Save the Rhino Trust, Dudu Murorua (standing) and the governor of the Kunene, Joshua //Hoebeb (left), at the meet- ing held at Sesfontein.OPUWO – The Governor of Kunene, Joshua //Hoebeb, has urged Namibians to declare ... [Published Namibian - Jun 04 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

FIRST QUANTUM MINERALS : Kunene Resources Provides Update On Exploration At Kaoko Project, Namibia

Highlights:• Activities under Joint Venture with First Quantum commenced 1 April.• First Quantum has already provided valuable input:• Several field visits undertaken by renowned experts in sediment hosted copper and structural geology• Confirmed similarities ... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 03 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

Namibia: Namibia: Cholera Outbreak Katutura and Opuwo, 18 February 2014

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Namibia A cholera outbreak has been reported in Katutura on the edge of Windhoek, including 14 official cholera cases and 1 death reported. Poor WASH conditions and open defecation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Feb 18 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 1 reports

Namibia: Opuwo cholera outbreak under control

Source: New EraCountry: Namibia WINDHOEK – The cholera outbreak in the Kunene Region in north-western Namibia, has been brought under control. However, health officials remain in the field to ensure that all emerging new cases are being attended to and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 12 2014]
First reported Jan 13 2014 - Updated Jan 13 2014 - 1 reports

PRO/EDR> Cholera, diarrhea & dysentery update (02): Africa

Cholera -- Worldwide/UnknownThe number of cholera cases in Kunene Region in north western Namibia has risen to 107, up from 85 cases reported on Sunday afternoon, 5 Jan 2014, while the number of fatalities remains at 7.At least 28 of the 60 patients admitted ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Jan 13 2014]
Entities: Cholera, Dysentery, diarrhea

Quotes

"What created the fear of using the pit latrines at my school is an incident in which a goat fell into a latrine. Since then it has been very difficult to convince the pupils to use them" he stated
"Heavy rains in December last year and at the beginning of this year, along with rising river levels in the Zambezi River catchment area caused extensive flooding in the Zambezi Region, inundating homes, infrastructure and crop fields. But with the help of the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) we were able to provide assistance to 2 500 families, translating into 11 000 beneficiaries" NRCS Board Chairperson Professor Katjavivi said at the Namibia Red Cross Society's National BoardBoard meeting yesterday

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Drug trafficking and abuse a big challenge for ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 07 2014]
Namibia: Hygiene, Sanitation Priorities for Edu... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jun 26 2014]
NaTIS one-stop centre to be constructed at Opuwo [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 26 2014]
Epupa Falls [Published My Destination - Jun 26 2014]
Hygiene and sanitation top priorities for Educa... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jun 24 2014]
Declare war against poachers – //Hoebeb [Published Namibian - Jun 04 2014]
FIRST QUANTUM MINERALS : Kunene Resources Provi... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 03 2014]
Namibia: Namibia: Cholera Outbreak Katutura and... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Feb 18 2014]
Namibia: Opuwo cholera outbreak under control [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 12 2014]
PRO/EDR> Cholera, diarrhea & dysentery updat... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Jan 13 2014]
NRCS Committed to Drought Assistance [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 16 2013]
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Namibia: Namibia: Cholera Outbreak Katutura and... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Feb 18 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Namibia A cholera outbreak has been reported in Katutura on the edge of Windhoek, including 14 official cholera cases and 1 death reported. Poor WASH conditions and open defecation ...
Namibia: Opuwo cholera outbreak under control [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 12 2014]
Source: New EraCountry: Namibia WINDHOEK – The cholera outbreak in the Kunene Region in north-western Namibia, has been brought under control. However, health officials remain in the field to ensure that all emerging new cases are being attended to and ...
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