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Zimbabwe

Hunger and HIV/AIDS leave Zimbabweans struggling to cope

by Marko Kokic in Shurugwi In the middle of the forest, Peter stands knee deep in cold, muddy water in a pit he has dug. He swirls the water in a wooden pan, hoping it will yield enough…

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

Zimbabwe + 10 more

SADC Food Security Ministerial Brief: 28 Nov 2002

CONCERN OVER THE START OF THE 2002/03 CROP SEASON COUNTRY INPUT SUPPLY START OF THE RAINFALL SEASON LESOTHO Planting has been constrained by shortages of tractors, draught power, improved seed and fertilizer. Government has introduced a policy of leaving no land…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
SADC
Posted:
28 Nov 2002

Zimbabwe + 5 more

Southern Africa: Logistics a key element of emergency operation

DURBAN, 28 November (IRIN) - A variety of issues - such as the controversy regarding genetically modified (GM) food aid - have created challenges for logisticians working to keep the relief pipeline for Southern Africa open. Poul Skov is the…

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

Zimbabwe

Humanitarian crisis worsening in Zimbabwe, warns WFP

HARARE - The humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe is deteriorating at a dangerously rapid pace, the UN World Food Programme warned today. Reports of children dropping out of school and families resorting to ever more desperate coping mechanisms are increasing alarmingly. Levels…

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

Zimbabwe

Major food aid restarts in Binga, Zimbabwe

Save The Children this week recommenced food distributions in Binga District in the northwest of Zimbabwe after a five-week suspension. One of the first recipients was Mrs Kerasea Mapande - a 57-year-old widow caring for 21 children orphaned by AIDS and…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Save the Children
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Government maize import monopoly challenged

JOHANNESBURG, 27 November (IRIN) - The Zimbabwe government's monopoly on maize imports, long cited as one of the reasons why the country is battling to keep up with food needs, is being challenged by a private importer which claims…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans flee food shortages and risk detention

South Africa is home to countless asylum seekers from neighboring countries. Many others migrate to South Africa from Zimbabwe to find work. "Thousands come over every day," South Africa's chief director of disaster management told Refugees International (RI). In Messina,…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Humanitarian Situation Report 26 Nov 2002

UN Secretary General's Statement (14 November) Appealing to the international community for more assistance to address the humanitarian crisis in southern Africa, especially in Zimbabwe, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, said that he was concerned about…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
UN RRU
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: British charity resumes feeding operation

JOHANNESBURG, 26 November (IRIN) - Save The Children's Fund (SCF) has resumed its operations in Zimbabwe following the lifting of a ban that prohibited the British charity from distributing emergency food aid. In October SCF and Oxfam, another British NGO, were…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has adequate maize seeds for this season: official

HARARE, Nov 22, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Zimbabwean Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Joseph Made said Friday that the government would do everything possible to make sure the nation had adequate maize seeds. Speaking at a meeting…

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