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Southern Africa's famine: Malawi

Famine Threatens Malawi and Southern Africa The nation's harvest has failed and the people have nothing to eat. Mothers are boiling leaves and grass - anything they can find - in a desperate attempt...

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ACT appeal Malawi: Food relief - AFMW-22

Appeal Target: US$ 4,898,832 Geneva, 19 July 2002 Dear Colleagues, The food crisis facing several countries in Southern Africa is entering a critical stage where the number of people without food is...

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Food emergency in Malawi June/July 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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Severe food shortage in Southern Africa updated Jul 2002

The convergence of a number of factors in Southern Africa has resulted in a severe food shortage in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique. Recent United Nations assessments warn...

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Food shortages in Malawi: the facts

Over three million people will require emergency food aid over the next 12 months because of long dry spells and high food prices. AGRICULTURAL CRISIS A number of factors, including a poor harvest in...

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

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Planting of winter crops is ongoing in areas with residual moisture or irrigation facilities. The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation released its final crop production estimates...

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Southern Africa food crisis deepens

CARE Australia warns a deepening humanitarian crisis is looming -- with up to 13,000,000 people threatened by severe famine -- across southern Africa, including Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and...

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Special Report: Malawi

Floods and drought have ravaged communities throughout this poverty-stricken nation, creating massive food shortages that threaten millions with malnutrition and starvation. Most households are...

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Special Report: Food shortage in Southern Africa

Much of southern Africa is facing severe food shortages, the result of one of the worst droughts in a decade. As crops wither in the fields, farmers have less to sell in the markets, and the price of...

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Severe food shortage in Southern Africa updated Jun 2002

Three year-old Letala Nkhaniyachuma eats banana leaves as his daily meal at his home in Masura village, east of Lilongwe, Malawi. Millions of people in Southern Africa are suffering from food...

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Disease outbreaks reported: Plague in Malawi

As of 27 May 2002, the Malawian Ministry of Health has reported a total of 71 cases of bubonic plague in the district of Nsanje since the onset of the outbreak on 16 April 2002. The outbreak has so...

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Food emergency in Malawi May 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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Malawi's famine crisis

"If we do nothing, it's like sentencing them to death" - Stella Kasirye, World Relief, Malawi. A crisis is unfolding in Malawi, Africa. Poor growing conditions, including devastating floods followed...

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Southern Africa: What is the current situation?

Southern Africa is facing a looming crisis. Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe, in particular, have large national food shortages as a result of two years of poor harvests due to erratic rainfall and a...

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Southern Africa Drought: Malawi Oxfam Report 1

By Gary Iveson Background The districts of Mulanje and Thyolo in the south are categorized among the poorest in Malawi. Most households rely on subsistence agriculture for their livelihoods, but...

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Christian Aid in Malawi - Update May 2002

Malawi is one of Africa's smallest and most densely populated countries - and one of the most heavily indebted. There is an acute shortage of health and education services. An estimated 16 per cent...

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A major humanitarian disaster looming in Malawi

The humanitarian organisation GOAL today called on the Irish Government and its European Union colleagues to act immediately to prevent a humanitarian disaster which is looming in Malawi. GOAL's...

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FEWS Malawi Food Security Report mid-Apr to mid-May 2002

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Most parts of the country experienced dry conditions during the past month, which is good for harvesting of various crops. Harvesting of crops is currently underway and some farmers...

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