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Roundup: Disasters affect 50 million Africans

by Chen Ming PRETORIA, Aug 8, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- More than 50 million Africans have been affected by disasters such as drought, floods fire, war, epidemics, industrial and transport...

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Canadian goodwill needed for African drought, too

Similar weather patterns threaten western Canadian livelihoods, Southern African lives. Ottawa - CARE Canada launched an appeal for Southern Africa today, where more than 10 million people are at...

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Severe food shortage in Southern Africa updated Aug 2002

As the fall approaches, concerns about the impending food crisis in Southern Africa grow. The numbers, familiar by now to many, are nonetheless staggering: 1.2 million metric tons of food needed, 13...

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Southern Africa: El Niño threat grows

JOHANNESBURG, 1 August (IRIN) - The Flood and Drought Network of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has warned that there is a 90 percent chance that El Nino conditions will prevail...

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Southern Africa - starvation and disease epidemic threatens

14m people across southern Africa face the prospect of starvation and disease epidemics as famine threatens the region. The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has launched an appeal to buy food and...

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$16 Million of USAID food aid to arrive in southern Africa

WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) chartered Liberty Star, carrying 36,000 metric tons of emergency food commodities, including corn, cornsoya milk and cornmeal,...

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Swiss aid for victims of famine in southern Africa

Switzerland is participating in emergency aid activities on behalf of famine-hit regions of southern Africa. In response to the ever-worsening food situation, the Swiss Agency for Development and...

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Massive mobilization for Southern Africa

IFRC News 15/02 In response to the critical situation in southern Africa, where an estimated 13 million people are threatened by starvation, the International Federation launched its largest appeal...

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