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Zimbabwe Food Security Outlook Update, December 2012

Assistance improves the food security situation KEY MESSAGES The rainy season has started in most parts of the country. Many areas have received at least 50 mm of rains since October and crop cultivation is underway. Areas in…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
31 Dec 2012
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Zimbabwe

Residents want solution to typhoid

Residents in Harare have appealed for an urgent solution to end the typhoid crisis in the city, where the disease continues to spread. At least 800 cases have been reported in the capital alone since October, with…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
22 Dec 2012

Zimbabwe

Motherly Love Not Enough To Keep Hunger At Bay in Zimbabwe

Mothers and grandmothers around the world tend to want to feed their families. For Sakina Chikwanda in Zimbabwe, this seemed an impossibility following drought in parts of the country. The World Food Programme (WFP) has partnered…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WFP
Posted:
21 Dec 2012

Zimbabwe

Fear grips teachers ahead of elections

by Edgar Gweshe Teachers have expressed fear of a recurrence of the 2008 polls scenario when they became targets of violence by Zanu (PF) youth militia who accused them of supporting the MDC-T. Teachers have been targeted since…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
21 Dec 2012

Zimbabwe + 1 more

U.S. & Zimbabwe Partner in Health Information Strengthening

Harare, December 20, 2012 – On December 20, the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MOHCW) will receive 58 laptop computers and 30 printers at the Christmas Pass Hotel (10:00am – 1:00pm) as a result of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
US DOS
Posted:
21 Dec 2012

Zimbabwe

2 Million Zimbabweans Need Food Aid

Blessing Zulu January to March is traditionally the peak hunger season in Zimbabwe. Drought and economic uncertainty are expected to make the 2013 hunger season particularly hard. A man who only wanted to be identified as D.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
20 Dec 2012

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Food Insecurity Emergency appeal n° MDRZW006

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 1,290,342 in cash, kind, or services to support the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) to assist 10,000 beneficiaries for 9 months, and will be completed by September 2013. A Final Report…

Format:
Appeal
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
19 Dec 2012
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Zimbabwe

'Declare Zimbabwe Schools Peace Zones'

Tatenda Gu WASHINGTON — Education Minister David Coltart agrees with calls by civic organizations to declare all schools as so-called peace zones during and after elections. In a report compiled by the Research and Advocacy Unit titled ‘Fragility…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
14 Dec 2012

Zimbabwe

1 social worker for 49,587 children

Government’s freeze on staff recruitment is grossly affecting service delivery in the Social Services department, a government official has said. Due to a poorly performing economy, the government has introduced a recruitment freeze in order to manage…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
14 Dec 2012