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Lesotho + 6 more

Southern African food crisis - Australia urged to do more

Aid agencies have called on the Australian Government to provide more funds for urgent food relief to counter a humanitarian disaster unfolding in southern Africa. They have also asked the Australian community to dig deep in supporting current emergency…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ACFOA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Lesotho + 5 more

ACFOA Council resolution on southern Africa food shortage

ACFOA Council refers to the 2001 Council Resolutions on Zimbabwe, Debt and HIV/AIDS and notes that: Australian aid to Africa has, in real terms, shrunk to half what it was in 1995-96. For the 2002/3 year, the AusAID regional program…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ACFOA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Malawi + 4 more

Millions struggling to survive Southern African drought

Across Southern Africa millions of people are struggling for survival. The region is facing drastic food shortages resulting from severe drought compounded by the general economic downturn. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), 13…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ACFOA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Ethiopia

How many will die before the world responds to drought in Ethiopia?

'Is it not possible for governments to act before innocent lives perish?' asks Graham Tupper, the Acting Executive Director of the Australian Council for Overseas Aid (ACFOA). Worsening drought conditions and the slow response of the world community to the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ACFOA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Mozambique

Mozambique floods: Australian urged to respond

'I urge Australians to give what support they can to aid agencies providing emergency relief to the flood-stricken people of Mozambique,' says Ms Janet Hunt, Executive Director of the Australian Council for Overseas Aid. 'While the immediate priority is to evacuate…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ACFOA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011