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Drought Relief

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Namibia

Prime Minister Addresses Drought Impact, Introduces Digital Relief System

Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila emphasized the severe impact of drought on farmers and families in her budget motivation speech. She highlighted shortages of animal feed and food as major concerns. To address this, her office has introduced the Commodity and Beneficiary Management Information System, which digitizes beneficiary data for drought relief food and efficiently issues vouchers. Kuugongelwa-Amadhila stated that this system aims to optimize resource management through technology.  

todayApril 4, 2024 13

Namibia

Oshakati, Ondangwa register nearly 13 000 people for drought relief

    The persistent drought situation has not only affected farmers and rural communities but has also had a significant impact on urban areas, Oshana Region Governor Elia Irimari said on Monday. He was speaking during the handing over of food parcels by the Oshana Regional Council to the three local authorities of the region. Irimari said many families are facing challenges in accessing sufficient food and basic necessities, leading […]

todayJanuary 16, 2024 4

Oshiwambo

Mboka haa kala moondoolopa nayo oya gumwa koshikukuta-Ngoloneya Irimari

  Ngoloneya goshitopolwa Oshana Elia Irimari okwati oshikukuta inashi guma ashike aanafaalama naamboka haya kala kuushayi,ashike osha guma wo naamboka yeli moondoolopa. Ngoloneya okwali ta popi pethimbo lyegandjo lyiikulya,ya gandjwa kelelo lyoshitopolwa Oshana,noya pewa omalelo goondoolopa ga 3 ,Ondangwa,Oshakati nOngwediva. Tati aanamagumbo oyendji oya taalela ompumbwe yiikulya niipumbiwa yopetameko. Aantu ya thika 12 790 oya shangithwa okupewa iikulya yoshikukuta momalelo goondolopa dhoka 3. O 6 560 yomwaamboka oya shangithwa mOshakati,omanga […]

todayJanuary 16, 2024 8

Namibia

Private sector supports government drought relief plan

Following persistent drought and earlier floods that disrupted cultivation in northern regions, the private sector has continued to collaborate with the government in supplying food to the affected areas. The Africa Delhi donated a food parcel worth over N$ 400,000 to the Office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday. Here’s Executive Director I-Ben Nashandi.

todayDecember 20, 2023 5

Namibia

Government rolls out food voucher system to all 14 regions

The government is rolling out its food voucher system to all 14 regions following a successful pilot in the Oshana Region. According to the Namibia Press Agency, as part of the Commodity and Beneficiary Management Information System, an alternative drought relief delivery mechanism, the system digitizes and automates the food relief beneficiary system. Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah explained that beneficiaries will use vouchers to redeem food items at local […]

todayNovember 29, 2023 1

Namibia

Government to roll out drought food voucher system

The Namibian government is in the process of rolling out a food voucher system to all 14 regions after the programme was successfully piloted in the Oshana Region. This forms part of the Commodity and Beneficiary Management Information System, an alternative drought relief delivery mechanism being piloted by the Office of the Prime Minister. Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah said the system digitises and automates the food relief beneficiary system […]

todayNovember 29, 2023 1

Namibia

Oshikoto Regional Councillors voice concerns over poor road conditions hindering development activities

The Oshikoto regional councillors of Okankolo and Nehale Lyampingana constituencies have complained about the poor road conditions in their constituency areas that might hinder some development activities to take place. Okankolo constituency councillor, Hans Nambambi has singled out some of the roads that are in need of repair, in an interview with Nampa on Monday. “We have a road from Okankolo to Onkumbula that is 47 kilometres, and it was […]

todayNovember 27, 2023 3

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