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Zimbabwe’s Cabinet Says More Than Half of Population Needs Food Aid

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2024
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Zimbabwe’s cabinet has said more than half of the nation’s population of about 15 million people will immediately need food aid until March next year, as the country reels from the impact of the El Niño weather phenomenon that’s already slashed corn output and led to a national state of disaster being declared. “A total of 7.7 million people, being 51% of the population, will require food assistance,” Jenfan Muswere, the information minister said at a post-cabinet briefing held Tuesday in the capital, Harare. “This excludes a further 4.5 million...

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