Half of Zimbabweans need food aid

Published on 29 January 2009

More than half of Zimbabwe's population will need food aid in February and March, the World Food Programme has said. The WFP said in a statement that it aims to assist 5.1 million people in February while a group of aid organisations plans to assist 1.8 million more in the southern African country. "The overall total for people in need of assistance in February and March is around 7 million," the WFP said.

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