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Humanitarian Situation in Zimbabwe No. 01: 01-31 Jan 2008

HIGHLIGHTS A total of 1, 523, 506ha of maize has been planted compared to 1,472,158ha planted same period during the 2006/2007 season (see Agriculture) The planted area for major crops like tobacco, Cotton and Groundnuts have exceeded 100% of target set…

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Situation Report
Source:
OCHA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Flood victims tell their stories

by Mark South Zimbabwe has been severely affected by the floods that hit southern Africa over the last few weeks, including the Muzarabani area. We have asked four flood victims currently staying at an Agricultural Rural Development Authority Farm (ARDA)…

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Other
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Flood victims denied aid for backing MDC

HARARE - Zimbabwe's opposition on Wednesday said government officials were refusing aid to hundreds of its supporters affected by floods as punishment for not backing President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU PF party. Floods have since late last year hit parts of…

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

Zimbabwe

Caritas responds to Zimbabwe crisis

In the face of a continuing economic and political crisis in Zimbabwe, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is contributing $50,000 to much needed water supply and sanitation improvements in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second largest city. The city of 1.5 million faces acute…

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

Zimbabwe

Fears grow: Zimbabwe farmers caught between two floods

By Mark South Unprecedented floods in Zimbabwe are set to worsen with flood waters now unable to drain into reservoirs and dams that are already at capacity. Agricultural communities in the north west of the country, at the confluence of…

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

Zimbabwe + 2 more

Floods worsening in Zambezi valley - Government

Zambezi valley and its catchment areas in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi have caused a rapid rise in the water levels in the upper reaches of the Zambezi river. In a statement on today, the ministry said it was worried about…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Relief and recovery work for flood victims continues

IOM teams continue to provide much-needed relief assistance to thousands of vulnerable families, who have been severely affected by flooding in many areas of north and eastern Zimbabwe. IOM's relief activities are targeting the most destitute, including people living with…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Mowing and cleaning replace geography and algebra

HARARE, 29 January 2008 (IRIN) - Two weeks into the new term, Tatenda Marimire, 13, has spent more time as an unpaid errand boy for his school than getting to grips with algebra, because there are no teachers. Like…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe election watch: Issue 16

(extract) Issue 16: 28 January 2008 The announcement by President Mugabe that the elections will be held on March 29 has received widespread condemnation. The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) says the date is a blow to current mediation efforts…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean teachers escalate labor action to back wage demands

By Ntungamili Nkomo Washington DC - Teachers in most parts of Zimbabwe on Monday heeded a call by the Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe and stayed away from work to back demands for a rise in base salaries to…

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