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Zimbabwe

Gospel fest supports water in Zimbabwe

By Susan Kim* June 28, 2013—The debut of a spring Gospel Music Festival in Nevada City, CA, promises to become an annual tradition of inspiring music, traditional southern-style food, and generosity from fans who care about their…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UMCOR
Posted:
28 Jun 2013

Zimbabwe

Better Nutrition in Zimbabwe

By Julia Kayser* One in three children in Zimbabwe are chronically malnourished. Pregnant and lactating mothers suffer severe malnutrition as well, leading to one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. The Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UMCOR
Posted:
07 Sep 2012

Zimbabwe

Water and Sanitation Myths and Truths

By Michelle Scott Okabayashi* Access to clean water is essential to life, yet 884 million people around the world don't have it. UMCOR's water and sanitation programs are working with vulnerable communities to give them access to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UMCOR
Posted:
07 Sep 2012

Zimbabwe

Malaria Control in Zimbabwe

By Julia Kayser* June 29, 2012 — Even though malaria is both preventable and treatable, the World Health Organization estimates that 13,600 malaria-related deaths occur in Zimbabwe every year. Zimbabwe’s National Malaria Control Programme calls for the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UMCOR
Posted:
29 Jun 2012

Zimbabwe

Clean Water and Good Health in Zimbabwe

By Kathryn Paik* December 22, 2011—Water and sanitation are key to good hygiene practices, and good hygiene practices promote good health. The Nyadire Connection and the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) are working together to ensure…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UMCOR
Posted:
28 Dec 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Maize Meal Distribution

By Zvidzai Maburutse* June 7, 2010-Drought, cholera, HIV/AIDS, and economic meltdown came together in early 2010 to plunge to a new low Zimbabwe's already considerable humanitarian crisis. In January, at the peak of the hunger season, an estimated 1.9 million…

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

Zimbabwe + 1 more

UMCOR brings hope to Zimbabweans in South Africa

By Melissa Hinnen "The first call of justice is that all people are treated with dignity," believes Bishop Paul Verryn referring to the Central Methodist Mission (CMM) a church in Johannesburg, South Africa and home to 2,000 people who have…

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

Zimbabwe + 1 more

UMCOR Hotline 21 Jul 2009: Philippines, Zimbabwe

(extract) PHILIPPINES: UMCOR OPENS NEW OFFICE UMCOR will open an office in the Philippines on July 24 to help bring relief to a population vulnerable to natural disasters, civil conflict and extreme poverty. Based on the campus of Union Theological Seminary…

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

Zimbabwe

Maize distribution brings relief to Zimbabwe

Because of a difficult agricultural season combined with hyperinflation, most households in Zimbabwe report they are now eating fewer meals. Ellen is a widow who is raising seven children in the Harare District. She sells stones but people are…

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

Zimbabwe

Supplies arrive in Zimbabwe

Containers of lifesaving medicine and other supplies from United Methodists have arrived in Zimbabwe. The shipment is part of the United Methodist Committee on Relief's (UMCOR) ongoing work to provide assistance to Zimbabwe in response to an ever-widening cholera and…

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