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Zimbabweans are ‘marching towards starvation’
Zimbabweans are ‘marching towards starvation’
The United Nations food agency on Tuesday launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which...
Aid agencies rush to bring aid to Mozambique cyclone survivors
Aid agencies rush to bring aid to Mozambique cyclone survivors
Aid agencies rushed Tuesday to deliver emergency relief to thousands of survivors marooned on two Mozambican islands after one of the most powerful...
Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid
Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid
The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors...
SA will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis — WWF report
SA will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis — WWF report
South Africa faces an impending food security crisis if there isn't urgent action to correct unsustainable practices, says environmental organisation World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). ...
$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid
$290m shortfall in Zimbabwe drought aid
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Monday that up to 4.5 million people, half of Zimbabwe’s drought-stricken rural...
Sub-Saharan Africans worst affected by undernourishment
Sub-Saharan Africans worst affected by undernourishment
Undernourishment measures the quality of food available, laying particular emphasis on protein and energy content.
UN cuts food aid for one million Zimbabweans
UN cuts food aid for one million Zimbabweans
About one-million Zimbabweans may go hungry after the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on...
UN pushes Syria on humanitarian mission
UN pushes Syria on humanitarian mission
The UN hopes to get permission from the Syrian government in the coming days to send more aid workers to help at least 1-million people in need of...
Malnutrition kills millions a year
Malnutrition kills millions a year
Malnutrition is the root cause of the deaths of 2.6-million children each year. And unless immediate action is taken, the bodies and brains of...
Sahel region faces renewed drought crisis
Sahel region faces renewed drought crisis
For the third time in the past decade, drought has returned to the arid, western shoulder of Africa, bringing hunger to millions. Aid agencies are...
Zim could be months away from a food shortage
Zim could be months away from a food shortage
More than one million Zimbabweans may struggle to feed themselves in the coming months, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned on...

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