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Zimbabwe: Zim ups disaster management

27 Jun 2016, All Africa

The Zimbabwe government is developing a satellite generated flood management framework aimed at establishing proactive disaster risk management systems that will also influence future infrastructure development. The framework is informed by previous flooding disasters such as the Tokwe Mukosi floods in 2014, where hundreds of people were affected and others displaced.


General Facts
  • Population: 922 million (2005)
  • Density: 30 per sq km
  • Total Area: 30,250 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported


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