Hunger stalks Manicaland despite heavy rains

Published on 12 May 2009

Most families, comprising mostly communal farmers in the districts, have had to depend on food handouts from benevolent organizations such as the World Food Programme (WFP) because they did not have enough resources to cultivate the arid terrain in the area With the situation having not improved, local authorities have already requested WFP to extend food aid programmes until families have enough food and are in a position to sustain themselves.

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