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Zimbabwe: Drought and Complex Emergency Situation Report #1 (FY 2007)

BACKGROUND Conditions for the majority of Zimbabweans continue to deteriorate due to the country's collapsing economy, declining access to basic social services, and the effects of HIV/AIDS. Detrimental Government of Zimbabwe (GOZ) policies and the poor 2006/2007 agricultural growing season are…

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Situation Report
Source:
USAID
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe government alleged to block NGO food assistance efforts

By Patience Rusere Zimbabwean Local Government Minister Ignatius Chombo has warned councilors in the rural Mashonaland West district of Zvimba not to let non-governmental organizations distribute food in the area, telling local officials such groups intend to use food aid…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Parliament to shape next year's election battleground

Proposals cover expanded legislature, changes to constituencies, and even the eventuality that President Mugabe might opt to retire. By Benedict Unendoro in Harare (AR No. 124, 30-July-07) The future of President Robert Mugabe is the underlying theme to two bills which will…

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

Zimbabwe + 1 more

S.African church shelters desperate Zimbabweans

By Muchena Zigomo and Bate Felix JOHANNESBURG, July 30 (Reuters) - His name is "Average" and the story of his desperate flight from the wreckage of President Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe is an increasingly common one. The tall 34-year-old, slouching exhausted in a…

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Other
Source:
Reuters
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Calls for more women in politics

HARARE, 27 July 2007 (IRIN) - Women in Politics Support Unit (WIPSU), a Zimbabwean non-governmental organisation, is leading a campaign for the achievement of gender parity in choosing candidates for office, while a new report by human rights advocacy…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Hunger bites the health and education sectors

MHONDORO, 26 July 2007 (IRIN) - The effects of the government's month-old price-control policies, which have brought widespread shortages of basic commodities, are also beginning to tell in the education, health and social service sectors. The government launched "Operation Reduce Prices"…

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

Zimbabwe

USAID announces additional emergency food aid for Zimbabwe

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that it is delivering an additional 47,400 metric tons (MT) of food assistance to Zimbabwe. This donation will be distributed through the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Price controls devastating rural economy

HARARE, 24 July 2007 (IRIN) - Price controls are having a ruinous effect on Zimbabwe's rural economy, according to small-scale farmers and civil society. Since government launched "Operation Reduce Prices", compelling businesses to slash prices by fifty percent in a bid…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Urgency needed to avert a humanitarian crisis

HARARE, 23 July 2007 (IRIN) - An urgent call on Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF government and the international donor community to mobilise food aid to avert an impending crisis has been met with assurances by government that "no one will starve". "There…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe exiles body rejects refugee camps

By Farisai Gonye The Zimbabwe Exiles Forum (ZEF) has rejected calls by South Africa's main opposition party to set up refugee camps for thousands of Zimbabweans fleeing economic and political turmoil at home. The Democratic Alliance (DA) last week urged President Thabo…

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