Category - Africa

14
May

Papua New Guinea: earthquake

Papua New Guinea – Major Earthquake Environment alert for Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands (May 14, 2019 1:23 PM – May 14, 2019 11:59 PM) Summary A major magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck near East New Britain, Papua New Guinea, late May 14. The epicenter was approximately 30 km (20 miles) northeast of Kokopo and occurred at […]

24
Apr

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth

Cyclone-ravaged Mozambique braces for strengthening Tropical Cyclone Kenneth A new tropical threat in the southern Indian Ocean may bring life-threatening weather to parts of Mozambique and Tanzania later this week. Kenneth underwent additional strengthening on Wednesday, and has been rated a tropical cyclone by Meteo France, the French national meteorological service. A tropical cyclone contains […]

22
Apr

Morocco: Casablanca Intl Airport: delays due to baggage handler strike

Morocco: Casablanca Intl Airport – Baggage handlers at Casablanca Mohammed V Airport have been on an indefinite strike for a few days. The strike causes significant delays for the flights. https://www.medias24.com/le-mouvement-afflige-une-perturbation-du-trafic-aerien-1755.html

12
Apr

Morocco: warning for Canadians

Morocco – Exercise a high degree of caution Exercise a high degree of caution in Morocco due to the threat of terrorism. Border regions of Western Sahara – Avoid all travel Avoid all travel to the following areas: within 30 km west of the Berm, Morocco’s militarized boundary in the Western Sahara between the Berm […]

10
Apr

US GOVT Travel Advisory: Crime, terrorism and kidnapping

Travel advisory pertains to the following countries: Lebanon, Nigeria, Turkey, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, Haiti and Mali. Reconsider travel Lebanon due to crime, terrorism, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/mali-travel-advisory.html https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/burkina-faso-travel-advisory.html https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/lebanon-travel-advisory.html https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/haiti-travel-advisory.html https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/nigeria-travel-advisory.html https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/turkey-travel-advisory.html

26
Mar

Mozambique: Cyclone Idai

Nearly 2 million people affected by Cyclone Idai’s devastation in Mozambique, UN says About 1.85 million people have now been affected by Cyclone Idai and its aftermath in Mozambique alone, U.N. humanitarian agency OCHA said on Tuesday, as aid workers raced to fathom the scale of the disaster and determine what help is most urgently […]