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08 Apr 2002 description
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Much of Southern Africa has experienced well-below average rainfall this season, causing crops to wither after a similarly poor production year in 2001-2002. The drought, exacerbated by depleted reserves and high maize prices, has already forced hundreds of thousands of people throughout the region to rely on food aid for survival. The food insecurity is most acute in Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe, although Mozambique, Lesotho and Swaziland are also affected.

01 May 2001 description
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Press Contact: Shanta Bryant, 202-667-8227 x115
NGO Contacts: James Bishop, Director of Humanitarian Response, 202-667-8227, x104
Anita Malley, Program Associate, x105

25 Mar 2001 description
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How YOU Can Help

Heavy rains in the region are causing flooding in Southern Africa. In Malawi 130,000 people have been displaced by the flooding, and 330,000 people have been affected. In Mozambique, 75 people have been killed, 90,000 have been displaced, and 490,000 have been affected by flooding in the provinces of Zambezia, Sofala, Manica, and Tete. In Zimbabwe

InterAction members listed here are accepting contributions for assistance they or their affiliates are providing to victims of the flooding in Southern Africa.

20 Mar 2000 description
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Press Contact: Shanta M. Bryant, 202-667-8227 x115

02 Mar 2000 description
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The following list was produced by InterAction, a coalition of more than 160 US-based private relief, development and refugee assistance agencies. InterAction members have agreed to abide by a set of standards to ensure accountability to donors, professional competence and quality of service.

25 Feb 2000 description
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Press Contact: Shanta Bryant, 202-667-8227 x115
NGO Contacts: James Bishop, Director of Humanitarian Response, 202-667-8227, x104
Tony Stitt, Senior Program Associate, x106