Women in disaster zones are frequently targeted by sexual predators who take advantage of their vulnerability.
The lack of in-depth coverage of the southern African floods tell a grim picture of the state of South Africa's newsrooms.
While disaster insurance would go a long way in averting losses, demand for cover is still lower than expected.
In southern Africa there's been a southward shift in the occurrence of tropical cyclones in the region. This is due to sea temperatures increasing as a result of global warming.