|NEWS & BLOG|
Twenty people have died after being attacked by wild animals across the country in the first five months of the year, while several others were injured as cases of human-wildlife conflict continue to increase.
As human society grapples with the burden brought upon us all by the Coronavirus Pandemic, wildlife is also faced with a pandemic that’s threatens the ecosystem which it calls home. Conservation and preservation of our game reserves has relied heavily on funding generated from tourism.
The Parks and Wildlife Management Authority is implementing preparatory measures as advised by the Ministry of Health as an outcome of the meetings held with tourism sector players in Victoria Falls and Harare recently. The Authority is conducting nationwide awareness campaigns for its staff members on standard operating procedures on preventing contamination and managing suspected cases of COVID 19.