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Crops Wilt in Midlands, Matabeleland as Rains Disappear

Gibbs Dube WASHINGTON DC — Some farmers in the Midlands, Masvingo and Matabeleland regions say crops are now wilting due to lack of rains in the past two weeks, raising fears of another devastating drought this year. Farmers…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
28 Dec 2013

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Food Security Emergency Appeal MDRZW008 Operation Update no. 1

Period covered by this Ops Update: This update represents a summary of 11 – 24 December 2013 activities. Appeal target (current): CHF 805,279 Appeal coverage: 36% (based on soft pledges described below); Appeal history: • This Emergency Appeal was initially…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
27 Dec 2013
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Zimbabwe Humanitarian Bulletin 01 - 30 November 2013

HIGHLIGHTS A severe funding shortage has affected the Seasonal Targeted Assistance (STA) programme, prompting partners to distribute half rations in efforts to spread the limited resources. A fresh cholera outbreak has been reported in Masvingo province after a five…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
OCHA
Posted:
19 Dec 2013
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Zimbabwe

Water is top priority for Gweru residents

Residents in Gweru have said the provision of adequate, clean and safe water by the local authority is top of the agenda for them in the coming year Their concerns come amid indications that the authorities in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
18 Dec 2013

Zimbabwe

2.2 million Zimbabweans expected to need food assistance

17 December 2013, Harare, Zimbabwe - Drought, high food prices due to a poor harvest, and a lack of funds to purchase agricultural inputs, have resulted in a 32 per cent increase in the number of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
17 Dec 2013

Zimbabwe

Health fund gives hope to country’s hospitals

by Clayton Masekesa For Mavis Mukubva from Bikita in Masvingo province, the year 2008 will forever be marked in her mind as one of the most disastrous years of her life. She lost her daughter-in-law Margaret, who died…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
17 Dec 2013

Zimbabwe

Circumcision Scheme Nets 90,000 Zim Men

WASHINGTON DC — Head of the AIDS and Tuberculosis Unit in the Health Ministry Dr. Owen Mugurungi says 90,000 men were circumsed this year, nearly trebling last year’s figure of 40,755. Dr. Mugurungi attributed the increase to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
15 Dec 2013

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Food Security Emergency appeal n° MDRZW008

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 805,381 in cash, kind, or services to support the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society to assist 10,500 beneficiaries (2,100 households) in Gwanda district of Matebeleland South Province, which is ranked as one…

Format:
Appeal
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
13 Dec 2013
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Zimbabwe

Chivi in dire need of water and food aid

by Tamuka Maregere The water situation in Chivi North has reached a critical level. People, and their livestock, are having to travel for more than 10km to get drinking water, says the Chivi North legislator, Mathias Tongofa. He…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
12 Dec 2013