Close To 10 Million Zimbabweans Could Be Food Insecure By September

ZIMBABWE is one of the African countries staring food insecurity in the face, with indications that between 40 percent to 60 percent of the country’s population could food insecure by September, 2022. By HealthTimes Correspondent A Food Assistance Outlook Brief prepared by the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) shows in its estimated acutely food insecure populations that only Zimbabwe and Somalia have 40 percent to 60 percent of their populations which are to be food insecure in September 2022. This 40-60percent translates to 5 million to 9.9 million…

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WFP Food Assistance Targets 170 000 children and mothers

THE World Food Program (WFP) has rolled out a food assistance program in the country’s rural communities to reinforce the food security situation ahead of a catastrophic lean season which could see 1.1 million rural folks facing food shortages.   By Michael Gwarisa According to the Zimbabwe Vulnerablity Assesment Committee (Zimvac), a total of 1.1 million could face massive starvation in rural Zimbabwe in the forthcoming lean season and WFP hand-outs will target at least 30 priority districts located across all eight rural provinces. In an interview with HealthTimes, WFP’s…

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