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Zimbabwe Humanitarian Situation Report Issue no. 31 Jan 2007

HIGHLIGHTS Harare and Kariba cholera outbreaks under control, emergency preparedness needed 2007 Consolidated Appeal starts receiving funding Weather update I. FUNDING Zimbabwe 2007 Consolidated Appeal as at 31 January 2007 - Requested Funds: 214 million USD - Funding Committed: 1.6 million USD - Funding Coverage: 0.8% - Pledged…

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OCHA
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21 Mar 2011
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The changing face of famine

Rome, 31 January 2007 - Despite China's rapid economic growth and India's healthy democracy, there's one area where Africa beats the Asian giants: in the famine stakes. Dr Stephen Devereux, editor of the book "The New Famines" (Routledge 2006) talks…

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News and Press Release
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WFP
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Ongoing medical strike could cost lives

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] HARARE, 31 January (PLUSNEWS) - As Zimbabwe's disgruntled doctors and nurses continue their strike over low salaries and poor working conditions, concern is growing about how the prolonged stayaway…

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PlusNews
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Cholera outbreak adds to strain on Zimbabwe's health care system

By Carole Gombakomba Outbreaks of cholera in Harare and Kariba has put new pressure on the Zimbabwean health care system as hospital doctors on strike in the capital and Bulawayo remained sidelined with little sign of progress in negotiations with…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Health system near total collapse

By Florence Cheda in Harare (AR No. 92, 30-Jan-07) Hundreds of people are dying painful deaths each week as a result of a strike by junior doctors over pay. Four-year-old Olinda Makwenje curls up in pain in her hospital bed…

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News and Press Release
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IWPR
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Cholera strikes the capital

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] HARARE, 30 January (IRIN) - Four of 12 suspected cases of cholera have so far been confirmed in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, according to the city's director of…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Harare redeploys doctors to beat strike

HARARE - The Zimbabwean government at the weekend began redeploying doctors from remote provinces to the country's four biggest hospitals to help ease a crippling six-week strike by medical practitioners . Health and Child Welfare Minister David Parirenyatwa, who is currently…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Hungry Zimbabwean police officers turn to corruption for survival

BULAWAYO - A burly police officer violently pushes two women into a corner at a busy shopping centre in Zimbabwe's second biggest city of Bulawayo. "Mapositori munoda kuvhaira sitereki, basa nderekuparadza hupfumi hwenyika neblack market yenyu iyoyi. Manje matosungwa," the police…

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News and Press Release
Source:
ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Bakers demand 100 percent hike in price

HARARE - Zimbabwe's bakers are pressing for a nearly 100 percent hike in bread prices, warning a massive shortage of the commodity was imminent if the government does not urgently approve the review. This comes barely a week after sugar producers…

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News and Press Release
Source:
ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Christian Aid partners arrested in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean police have arrested eight Christian leaders in Kadoma, Zimbabwe. Those seized have not been charged with any offence. The men, all members of Christian Aid's partner organisation, the Zimbabwe Christian Alliance (ZCA), were arrested at a church service attended by…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Christian Aid
Posted:
21 Mar 2011