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Zimbabwe: Flooding worsens recovery prospects

JOHANNESBURG, 3 March (IRIN) - Flooding last week in the northern parts of food insecure Zimbabwe may have worsened the prospects for recovery, Save the Children warned on Monday. Heavy flooding affected some 6,000 people in the Muzarabani district, with…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Double jeopardy for rural Zimbabweans

By Leonard Maveneka/Oxfam America Sixty-two-year old Leyton Magaya is a diabetic who lost one leg in an accident some time ago. His wife is bedridden and has swollen legs. Magaya does not know what disease afflicts his wife, but…

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News and Press Release
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Oxfam
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

FEWS Zimbabwe Food Security Update: 22 Jun 2002

Summary A total of nearly 5.6 million people are considered food insecure during the current consumption year (April 2002-March 2003). Of these, almost 3.7 million people are in the communal sector, another 489,000 are commercial farm workers,…

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USAID
Posted:
22 Jun 2002

Zimbabwe

Special Report: Zimbabwe

Drought conditions in several areas of Zimbabwe have resulted in poor harvests and subsequent shortages of maize meal, the staple of the local diet. The central Midlands plateau area, for example, has not seen a drop of rain since…

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News and Press Release
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CARE
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Humanitarian Situation Report 10 Jun 2002

Over Six Million People Will Require Food Assistance The FAO/WFP Crop and Food Supply Assessment report highlighted the serious food crisis in Zimbabwe. An estimated 6.074 million people, out of a total national population of 13.018 million,…

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Situation Report
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UN RRU
Posted:
10 Jun 2002

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: drought / famine / malnutrition in Southern African countries

1. Background Information about ZimbabweMidlands Province Total Population - 1.5 million. Size of the province Agro-ecological zones Administrative districts - 13 Farming practices - cropping in the north and more ranches in the south, farming sectors Economic activities - agric, mining, manufacturing Health…

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Situation Report
Source:
WHO
Posted:
06 Jun 2002

Zimbabwe

FEWS Zimbabwe Food Security Update: 23 May 2002

Summary Area planted to all crops during the 2001/02 cropping season is now projected at 2.4 million hectares, the same amount as last year. The large-scale commercial sector area planted to all crops decreased by 74 percent compared with 2000/01…

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USAID
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Food shortage declared a national disaster

By Vongai Makamure Communications Officer Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, last month declared the food shortage in the country a national disaster. The government mainly blames the famine on the drought. The President made the declaration on April 30. This makes way…

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News and Press Release
Source:
World Vision
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe + 3 more

Korea to send aid to Southern Africa

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Cooperation Division (720-4537) 1. On May 14, 2002, the Government of the Republic of Korea decided to send humanitarian aid to several countries in southern Africa, currently suffering from famine and epidemic diseases, such…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Govt. Rep. Korea
Posted:
21 Mar 2011