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Christian relief and development agency Tearfund today thanked supporters for their overwhelming response to its appeal to tackle the famine in Southern Africa.
Christian relief and development agency Tearfund today thanked supporters for their overwhelming response to its appeal to prevent famine in Southern Africa. More than =A34.3 million has been pledged since the appeal was launched in June this year, enabling Tearfund partners in the region to help ease the effects of the devastating food crisis.
Relief and development agency Tearfund today thanked its supporters for raising £4 million to help ease the desperate food shortages in Southern Africa. The appeal total continues to rise.
14m people across southern Africa face the prospect of starvation and disease epidemics as famine threatens the region.
Relief and development agency Tearfund today thanked its supporters for raising over =A31.7 million to help ease the desperate food shortages in Southern Africa. The appeal total continues to rise.
Tearfund, one of the UK's largest relief agencies, is this week launching an emergency appeal for funds as millions of people across southern Africa face desperate food shortages. The agency's partners in the region believe a humanitarian catastrophe will unfold in the coming months if rapid international action is not taken.
There is only four months maize left in Zambia according to Tearfund partners in the beleaguered country.
Tearfund is stepping up its aid effort to the devastated countries of southern Africa, which are being hit by a famine, as harvests fail due to lack of rain. It is expected to be the worst famine to hit the region in the last 50 years.
Tearfund partners in Southern Africa are becoming increasingly concerned about food shortages. The Evangelical Association of Malawi reports that in some central districts people have collapsed and died from hunger while foraging in the bush, and that there is a big influx of people to the towns and cities begging for food.