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Malawi

Malawi farmers struggle to feed families

Written by Carol Garrison, Special Field Reporter, DisasterRelief.org The Nakambas own a small plot of land, totaling less than two acres. They harvested their main crops last July and have since run out of food to feed their family. They…

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Other
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D.Relief.org
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21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan saturated by most severe flooding of the century

Heavy rains in the highlands of Ethiopia and Eritrea during recent weeks have inundated Sudan's seasonal waterways and rivers, sending floodwaters roaring into homes, businesses and farmland in the worst floods to strike the nation this century. Seven people from…

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News and Press Release
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D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Malawi

Help needed for famine-stricken Malawi

There's just nothing growing. Looking around, the entire landscape is dry and barren. We only have enough food for the most severely affected people, but when we deliver the rations, we look at the rest of the population and…

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News and Press Release
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D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Highland malaria takes Kenya mountain towns by surprise

Written by Stephanie Kriner, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports Forty-six people died when heavy rain came in early May to the Kenyan highland provinces of Nyanza and Rift Valley. The rains created floods and landslides that swept away homes and inundated thousands…

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News and Press Release
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D.Relief.org
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenyan Red Cross fights malaria epidemic

The Kenyan Red Cross has organized 10,000 volunteers to fight the malaria epidemic that has killed more than 300 people and infected 158,000 in the western highlands. Volunteers are going door-to-door educating residents about the disease and the measures that…

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News and Press Release
Source:
D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Ethiopia

Ethiopians struggle through drought

Insufficient rainwater over the past two years in Ethiopia's Afar region has left wells and rivers parched and inhabitants struggling to find food and water. Local officials report that up to 500,000 people have left the region, heading for…

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News and Press Release
Source:
D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya flood victims get relief

Written by Stephanie Kriner, DisasterRelief.org The heavy rains came down on Kenya for the entire month of May, swirling up floodwaters not seen in the drought-ridden country since 1998, when 1,000 people were killed. As the rains kept falling, the…

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Situation Report
Source:
D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Lesotho + 5 more

Help needed to prevent massive starvation in Southern Africa

Posted on Fri, 24 May 2002 12:54:56 GMT Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports Thousands of southern Africans - many of them children - have succumb to hunger-related causes because of a food shortage, according to…

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Situation Report
Source:
D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Malawi + 3 more

Food shortage threatens Southern Africa

Written by Mason Anderson, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports After months of alternating drought and floods, Southern Africa is facing a critical food shortage that could threaten millions of lives. Already, more than 2.6 million people are going hungry,…

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Situation Report
Source:
D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Malawi

Hunger-stricken Malawi waits for relief

Written by Mason Anderson, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports After months of severe food shortages in Malawi's central and northern regions, more than 300 people starved to death in January and February. But an even more deadly humanitarian crisis…

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Situation Report
Source:
D.Relief.org
Posted:
21 Mar 2011