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Caritas Australia responds to food crisis in Zimbabwe

Caritas Australia, part of one of the largest humanitarian networks in the world, is responding to Zimbabwe’s food crisis, with an emergency relief program. The crisis has left up to 4.5 million people, about a third…

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News and Press Release
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Caritas Australia
Posted:
30 Sep 2016

Zimbabwe

Millions of drought-hit Zimbabweans face hunger

Up to 4.5 million people in Zimbabwe, a third of the population, have been left without enough food following one of the lowest rainfalls in 35 years. In some of the worst-hit parts of the country,…

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News and Press Release
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Caritas
Posted:
14 Sep 2016

Zimbabwe

Failed harvests in Zimbabwe: "How is your hunger?"

Hello Hunger “How is your hunger?” Marita greets you. For Zimbabweans, hit by drought, failed crops and no food, the answer is almost always “bad”. Marita, 28 years old, lives in a rural part in the Hwange area…

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News and Press Release
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Caritas
Posted:
08 Sep 2016

Zimbabwe

Caritas urges global solidarity on "Zimbabwe Sunday"

Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Lesley-Anne Knight is sending a message of solidarity to the people and Church of Zimbabwe for "Zimbabwe Sunday" on 15 February on behalf of all 162 national Caritas members. The Southern Africa Catholic bishops declared the date…

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News and Press Release
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Caritas
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Caritas launches Zimbabwe appeal as 9 in 10 homes go hungry

Caritas Internationalis has launched a $7 million appeal for Zimbabwe to provide urgent humanitarian assistance for over a quarter of a million people facing hunger and death. Caritas says there is an acute humanitarian crisis in Zimbabwe with five million…

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News and Press Release
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Caritas
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans eating cow dung as hunger deepens

Caritas staff in rural Zimbabwe are reporting that families are mixing their dwindling food supplies with cow dung to stave off hunger. Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Lesley-Anne Knight said, "Our staff say that people in Zimbabwe are dropping dead on the…

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News and Press Release
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Caritas
Posted:
26 May 2011

Zimbabwe

Caritas welcomes political breakthrough in Zimbabwe

"The humanitarian needs of the people of Zimbabwe will be immediate winners from the political breakthrough in Zimbabwe", said Caritas Australia's CEO Jack de Groot. The political deal which sees Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe cede some power, "is a major…

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

Zimbabwe

Challenges ahead for Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe's Government embarks on a new power-sharing deal, Father Frederick Chiromba, Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops' Conference, has emphasised the huge challenges that lie ahead. After attending the signing of the deal on Monday, Fr Chiromba said that…

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News and Press Release
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Caritas
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

4 million starving in Zimbabwe - Rudd must push G8 for action

Sydney, July 8, 2008. 'More than 4 million people face imminent starvation in Zimbabwe due to the crumbling agricultural sector, shattered economy and brutal political crackdowns, says Caritas Australia. 'As Australian Prime Minister heads to the G8 meeting in Japan today…

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