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B. 2015-11-10 El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa' East Africa
C. 2009-08-19 5 million Zimbabweans face starvation Zimbabwe
2008-12-27 Children 'wasting away' - aid group Zimbabwe
4. 2008-12-26 Child malnutrition rises Zimbabwe
F. 2008-10-01 UN warns over Zimbabwe food aid Zimbabwe
G. 2008-09-27 PM Tsvangirai: Zimbabwe facing starvation Zimbabwe
H. 2008-06-16 Food crisis destroys progress in Africa Central Africa
I. 2006-11-13 Country short on food Zimbabwe

  5 million Zimbabweans face starvation
El Nino threatens 'millions in east and southern Africa'


year 2015 Top ^

Nov.10
  East Africa: Some 11 million children are at risk from hunger, disease and water shortages because of the strengthening weather phenomenon, the UN has said


year 2009 Top ^

Aug.19
  The 'humanitarian situation remains serious' in Zimbabwe amid cholera, starvation and a continuing economic crisis, a UN official said



year 2008 Top ^

Dec.27
  Zimbabwe: The report from Save the Children: Some of Zimbabwe's children are wasting away as political turmoil and crisis have caused a severe food shortage
Dec.26 Child malnutrition rises  Zimbabwe: Acute child malnutrition in parts of the country has increased by almost two-thirds compared with last year Oct.1 UN warns over Zimbabwe food aid  About 1/2 the population of Zimbabwe could soon be in need of constant food aid and medical assistance Sep.27 PM Tsvangirai: Zimbabwe facing starvation  Morgan Tsvangirai: Zimbabwe urgently needs to form a new government in order to address a food crisis in the nation and prevent starvation Jun.16 Food crisis destroys progress in Africa  Central Africa: The Africa Progress Panel : Rising global food prices threaten to destroy years of economic progress in Africa and drive 100 million into poverty Jun.12 Zimbabwe is worsening, UN warns
  UN Security Council: Briefing the security Council, the top UN humanitarian official says up to four million people - a third of the population - needing aid


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Nov.13 Country short on food
  Zimbabwe: The United Nations food agency has scaled down food distribution in Zimbabwe, because of a shortage of donor funds Mar.4 Zimbabwe 'running out of wheat'
  The country has only 2 weeks of wheat supply left, while citizens are faced with soaring bread prices


year 2005 Top ^

Nov.1 Urgent appeal for Africa's south
  The UN World Food Program has appealed for urgent donations of more than $150m to prevent a food crisis Oct.16 Food crisis worsens  Malawi: President Bingu wa Mutharika declared all of the nation a 'disaster area' and appealed for international help

year 2004 Top ^

Dec.22 U.N. food agency forced to cut rations  Millions of people will not have enough to eat over the holiday season because the World Food Program lacks the funds Feb.11 Food emergency declared   Lesotho: The tiny kingdom appealed for more food aid, saying thousands would otherwise face severe shortages

year 2003 Top ^

Feb.28 Famine agency issues emergency alert  Zimbabwe: FEWSNET: Zimbabwe should urgently speed up food imports to avert famine Jan.20 Famine plagues Zimbabwe  Corruption, misrule and drought are combining to make a catastrophe Jan.10   Food supply threatened  Zimbabwe: Poor rains and reduced plantings likely to dent output. nearly half Zimbabwe's 14 million people now face starvation

year 2002 Top ^

Jul.24 Famine crisis warning  Time is running out to tackle the looming hunger crisis, a U.N. World Food Program's official warned Jul.22 Red Cross in $60m famine appeal  13 million people face chronic food shortages in southern Africa Jun.6 'Millions face famine'  The World Food Programme has warned that 12.8 million people are on the brink of starvation and urgently need food aid May.30   Food disaster declared  Zambia: 4 million people face starvation. Current crop production would only feed six million people May.21 'On brink of famine'  Aid agency Save the Children says that 19 million are facing drastic food shortages caused by floods followed by drought Apr.30   State of disaster as famine looms  Zimbabwe: The declaration, effective for 3 months, will give Mugabe the authority to order extraordinary measures to deliver food


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