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Southern Africa food crisis situation report 19 Sept 2002

Key Updates WFP has said numbers in need of food aid are projected to rise to 14.4 million by March 2003 (an increase of about 10% on projections in May). World Food Programme (WFP) has received 35%...

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Disease Outbreaks Reported: Cholera in Malawi - Update

Following a WHO mission to Malawi, the reporting of cholera cases has been revised. As of 26 August 2002, a total of 773 cases and 41 deaths (case-fatality rate, 5.13%) were reported in the...

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Malawi: Health & Family Planning briefing sheet, Jul 2002

Population: 9.9 million (DHS 2000) Infant Mortality Rate: 104 (DHS 2000) DPT3 Coverage: 84.2%, children 12-23 mos. (DHS 2000) Nutrition: 49% stunting, children 0-59 mos. (DHS 2000) Total Fertility...

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Disease outbreaks reported: Cholera in Malawi

As of 24 August 2002 the Ministry of Health has reported 755 cases and 24 deaths (case-fatality rate, 3.17%) in the Nkhotakota region since the beginning of the outbreak in May 2002. WHO, along with...

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Malawi: Hidden hunger

Oxfam's Helen Palmer sees firsthand the effects of the food shortages on the people of Malawi and the distribution of emergency food aid to those most in need It took two men to lift the sack of...

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Oxfam's ongoing work in southern Africa

Nearly thirteen million people in Southern Africa face extreme food shortages. We are working across the region to address people's immediate needs as well as looking at long-term solutions to...

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Fighting off famine in Southern Africa

Eastern and Southern Africa and Europe "No child should die from famine in the 21st century. We must use all the lessons learnt from the mass hunger of the past to stop Southern Africa from...

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FEWS Malawi Food Security Report mid-Jul to mid-Aug 2002

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Planting of winter crops is still ongoing in areas with residual moisture or irrigation facilities. These crops will reach maturity in November and December. The number of rural...

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USAID Fact Sheet: Assistance to Malawi

OBJECTIVES The objectives of the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) program in Malawi are to reduce poverty and increase food security through broad-based, market-led economic...

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Food emergency in Malawi Aug 2002

Southern Africa is facing its worst hunger crisis in 10 years. Malawi President Bakili Muluzi estimates that at least 600,000 metric tons of food is needed to stave off widespread starvation in his...

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WHO and the humanitarian crisis in Southern Africa

Currently between 12 and 14 million people in Southern Africa are at risk as a result of the current humanitarian crisis. The conditions are resulting in increased malnutrition levels particularly...

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Southern Africa food deficit crisis update 1

Background Although the reasons for the food deficit in Southern Africa are varied and complex, the consistent theme across all affected countries is this year's failure of the rain-fed maize crop...

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Oxfam's response to the food crisis in southern Africa

Millions of people in southern Africa continue to face extreme food shortages. We are working across the region to ensure people have access to food and to reduce the incidence of disease Although...

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Southern Africa food emergency update

Appeal Christian Aid's appeal has now reached =A31 million thanks to the generosity of Christian Aid supporters. Tony Dykes, Head of southern Africa team has just returned from Zimbabwe, 'The...

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Looming famine threatens millions in Malawi updated 23 Jul 2002

In southern Malawi, the people of Zomba are bracing for famine. Months after the failure of the second crop in two seasons, food shortages are now threatening more than three million people in this...

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FEWS Malawi Food Security Report mid-Jun to mid-Jul 2002

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Planting of winter crops is still ongoing in areas with residual moisture or irrigation facilities. By the end of the second week of July, WFP had received about 18,000 MT of food...

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