Gvt, UN launch new appeal as millions face extreme food crisis

Gvt, UN launch new appeal as millions face extreme food crisis

By Malcolm Meja The World Food Programme (WFP) together with the Zimbabwean government yesterday launched a $331-million humanitarian appeal for aid donations to provide food relief for millions of people, as the country face an extreme food crisis. Prior to the launch, President Mnangagwa declared the 2018-19 El Nino induced drought, a State of National Disaster. Speaking during the launch of the Revised Zimbabwe Humanitarian Appeal, WFP executive director David Beasley said 2.3 million Zimbabweans were facing extreme poverty and the number could double if the UN community does not…

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