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How clean water is making better students in Zimbabwe

With peak hunger season approaching in Southern Africa, many rural communities are once again feeling the strain. In rural Zimbabwe alone, it’s forecast that 1.1 million will be food insecure between January and March 2018. But one community…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
17 Oct 2017

Zimbabwe

Red Cross sends help as millions face food shortages in Zimbabwe

The British Red Cross has pledged £25,000 to prevent a humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe where more than two million people are facing food shortages in the coming months. The pledge, taken from the charity’s Disaster Fund, will…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
17 Jan 2014

Zimbabwe

Clean water changes lives in Zimbabwe

Sissylia Mhaka’s feet know the way to the river very well. Even at 5am she can make her way there and back, carrying a 20-litre container of water on her head. The journey takes almost three…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
06 Aug 2013

Zimbabwe

The hunger issue: Communities work together in Zimbabwe

Almost a billion people go hungry every day and 165 million children under five suffer from malnutrition – a startling fact when you consider there is enough food in the world to feed everyone. In the lead…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
14 Jun 2013

Zimbabwe

Red Cross works with communities in Zimbabwe to improve water access

What a difference a year makes. Last year on World Water Day, the Red Cross water and sanitation programme in Chivi district, south-east Zimbabwe hadn’t even started. This year, the region has 50 new water points,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
21 Nov 2013

Zimbabwe

Red Cross supports hunger-hit Zimbabwe

26 February 2013 The British Red Cross has given more than £80,000 from its Disaster Fund to support the Zimbabwe Red Cross. The money will help improve people’s food security and their access to clean water and…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
26 Feb 2013

Zimbabwe

British Red Cross 'tweets' from Zimbabwe

British Red Cross aid worker Ina Bluemel has taken a leaf out of Jonathan Ross and Stephen Fry's book and started 'tweeting' from Zimbabwe. As part of efforts to combat the ongoing cholera outbreak in the country, which has claimed…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Red Cross short of funds in Zimbabwe

As the death toll from cholera in Zimbabwe appears certain to hit 4,000, the Red Cross has received less than half the funding it needs to continue its work there, forcing the organisation to prepare to scale back its…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe passes grim cholera milestone

As the situation in Zimbabwe worsens, British Red Cross chief executive Sir Nicholas Young makes an urgent personal plea for funds: At some point in the past three weeks Zimbabwe passed a grim milestone. On one day in January, Zimbabwe…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: As cholera escalates, Red Cross funding falls short

With the number of cholera deaths increasing 20% in one week, and with thousands at risk of infection, the British Red Cross appeals for urgent funds to save lives in Zimbabwe. Figures from the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
British Red Cross
Posted:
21 Mar 2011