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Zimbabwe: Yearender - chronology of an unremitting crisis

JOHANNESBURG, 30 December (IRIN) - If last year Zimbabweans thought life could not get any tougher, 2003 disabused them of that faint hope. Ordinary people struggled to cope through interlinked humanitarian, economic and political crises that provided no let up, deepening…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Appeal No. 01.23/2003 Programme Update No. 2

Appeal Target: CHF 526,122 (USD 261,000, EUR 357,709) Period covered: May - October 2003 The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions…

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Situation Report
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
29 Dec 2003

Zimbabwe

Suspected ebola case in prime Zimbabwean resort at Victoria Falls

Harare (dpa) - Zimbabwean health officials asked South African laboratories for help to investigate a suspected ebola case in the country's most popular tourist resort at Victoria Falls. Media reports quoted Health minister David Parirenyatwa as saying that an Angolan…

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News and Press Release
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DPA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Therapeutic feeding centres serve as havens for the hungry

Rosemary is 21 months old. Her body is wasted and she lies motionless on the bed. Her small, lacklustre eyes seek reassurance from her grandmother, Museuu Gumbo, lying next to her. She and her twin brother, Previ, lost their…

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News and Press Release
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UNICEF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Bleak Christmas ahead for Zimbabwe's hungry

JOHANNESBURG - More than 2.6 million people in Zimbabwe will face a bleak Christmas this year after having had their food rations halved because of insufficient donations from the international community, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said…

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News and Press Release
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WFP
Posted:
22 Dec 2003

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe still waits in vain for rain

The three siblings have prepared their plot for the planting season. It is almost one acre and they are proud of their work. Still, they have not been able to plant the maize seeds they received from the Red…

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Other
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Coca-Cola Africa Foundation donates US$200,000 of food aid to Zimbabwe

Bulawayo, 19 December 2003 - The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) today announced that it is donating US$200,000 of food aid to needy communities in Harare and Bulawayo. With effect from today and until the end of February 2004, the food…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CCAF
Posted:
19 Dec 2003

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Farmers decry lack of inputs, equipment losses

JOHANNESBURG, 18 December (IRIN) The ongoing lack of agricultural inputs and a new law that allows the government to "compulsorily acquire" farm equipment have been slammed by Zimbabwe's Commercial Farmers Union (CFU). According to the newly gazetted Statutory Instrument, the government…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

C-SAFE food distributions target child malnutrition in urban Harare

By Kristy Allen-Shirley Vulnerable children in Zimbabwe's capital Harare are benefiting from complementary feeding aimed at increasing their nutritional status and preventing the onset of chronic malnutrition. The C-SAFE daily provision of corn-soy-blend (CSB) is supplied to 1,274 children under…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
C-SAFE
Posted:
21 Mar 2011