The crop season in much of southern Africa
looks bleak, the United Nations said today, warning that more food aid
is needed to avert a major humanitarian crisis in the region.
The worst-affected countries are southern
Malawi, Swaziland, southern Mozambique, Lesotho, eastern South Africa,
eastern Botswana and part of north western Zambia, with western and north
western Zimbabwe in critical condition.
The World Food Programme (WFP) said