Africa Hunger Alert

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Posted by: | Posted on: July 31, 2008

Mozambique Hunger Alert

Some 650,000 people in southern and central Mozambique require emergency food assistance. However, this figure may yet rise substantially in the coming months, following the WFP/FAO Food and Crop Supply Assessment mission. Read More …

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Malawi Hunger Alert

A poor harvest across Malawi in 2002 left the country facing enormous food shortages. At the peak of the crisis in early 2003, over 3.5 million people needed food assistance. Read More …

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Lesotho Hunger Alert

In Lesotho, a second year of severe weather, including heavy rainfall, frost, hailstorms and tornadoes, contributed to another poor cereal harvest in 2002 – 60 percent lower than in normal years. Read More …

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Ethiopia Hunger Alert

Exceptionally dry weather resulting from the partial failure of the "Belg" rains (February to May) and the late start of the main "Meher" rains (June to September) has caused serious food shortages in Ethiopia. Read More …

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Eritrea Hunger Alert

Eritrea is facing its worst crop failure since independence in 1993. A prolonged drought has seriously affected food production, and has left up to 1.4 million people – almost half of the total population of 3.3 million – with little or no food until the next expected harvest in November 2003. Read More …

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Congo Hunger Alert

After four years of complex and devastating conflict, positive developments towards peace in DR Congo have helped stabilise the humanitarian crisis and curb astronomical death rates. Read More …

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Burundi Hunger Alert

The food and general humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in Burundi, where more than one million people are in need of relief food due to a lack of rain, and prevailing insecurity. Read More …

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Angola Hunger Alert

Since the April 2002 peace agreement finally brought a halt to Angola’s almost three decade-long civil conflict, humanitarianorganisations have gained access to hundreds of thousands of malnourished people, who have been hiding in the countryside for the past years, beyond the reach of aid groups. Read More …

Posted by: | Posted on: July 29, 2008

Africa Hunger Alert

 

 

THE HUNGER CRISIS IN AFRICA

 Learn how drought, war and HIV/AIDS have put more than 40 million people on the frontline of Africa’s hunger crisis. Read More …

Posted by: | Posted on: July 10, 2008

Facts on child poverty in Africa!

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Go to any village in Africa, and you will find dozens of little children playing with one another in the dust. Looking over them in the shade will be the grandmothers or other elders, ready to intervene when things get out of hand. If a child is hurt in the squabbles that inevitably arise, they run to soothing arms of their grandmothers. Read More …
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