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17 May 2017 description
UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) committed $1.6 million to assist over 32,600 flood-affected people with life-saving interventions in 20 districts in Zimbabwe.
25 Mar 2017 description
After two consecutive seasons of drought, heavy rains finally promise a good harvest in most parts of Zimbabwe's Manicaland province - but only if farmers can get it to market.
22 Mar 2017 description
A fall armyworm outbreak is causing considerable crop damage in seven countries in the region, concurrently with a cyclone in Madagascar, flooding in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
08 Mar 2017 description
report Voice of America
Since December, floods have killed 246 people, injured 128 and left nearly 2,000 homeless ... Those who have survived the floods say they have lost their possessions.
09 Feb 2017 description
More than 129,000ha in Zambia have been affected, while 5,471ha are reported to be damaged in Malawi. Slow responses by governments could result in cuts in household production.
29 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
As the rainfall season ended with no significant improvement in food and nutrition security, the number of people who are food insecure is highly likely to increase, reported UNICEF.
05 Feb 2016 description
On average, harvests were 21 percent lower than the 2013/14 season. In total, the cereal deficit for the region is 7.9 million tonnes for the 2015/2016 marketing year.
03 Feb 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch
A new Human Rights Watch report documents human rights violations suffered by people forced to suddenly evacuate their homes due to massive flooding in the Tokwe-Mukorsi dam basin in February 2014.
16 May 2014 description
More than 15,000 people at Chingwizi urgently need food assistance. No distributions have been done for May because of lack of resources.
02 May 2014 description
report IRIN
More than 3,000 families displaced by floods are facing looming food shortages after more than three months living in crowded, unsanitary conditions at a temporary camp.
21 Mar 2014 description
Dam levels across the country increased during the course of this week. An estimated 1,000 displaced households did not receive tents or tarpaulins and remain in need of urgent shelter assistance.
19 Mar 2014 description
Gaps in shelter at Chingwizi camp remain. Of an estimated 2,800 households at the camp, around 1,000 did not receive any tents or tarpaulins and still need urgent assistance.
10 Mar 2014 description
Heavy rains at Chingwizi resettlement camp have raised fresh shelter and health concerns as more sustainable solutions to water provision are sought, says OCHA.
14 Feb 2014 description
The families are either in transit or have recently been relocated after rapidly raised water levels at the incomplete dam flooded or threatened to flood their homes in the dam’s basin and downstream.
07 Feb 2014 description
Flash floods resulted in deaths and displacement of people, coupled with destruction of property. The government is responding by evacuating families; Zimbabwe Red Cross is providing shelter.
17 Jan 2014 description
The region is prone to multiple, frequently repeating and compounding shocks, which occur against a backdrop of poverty and have severe impacts on food and livelihood security.
09 Oct 2013 description
The mid-year review of the 2013 humanitarian appeal highlights $57 million in unmet funding as the number of food insecure people exceeds projections.
26 Mar 2013 description
Health partners have given assurances that the country has adequate drugs to respond to malaria.
21 Mar 2013 description
report Voice of America
Families in Matabeleland and Masving fail to access a meal per day and are surviving on food aid due to lack of rains in the regions.
08 Feb 2013 description
To date, 125 persons have died in the floods and storms and 9,700 persons have been affected.