Emergency Relief Funding For Zimbabwe Farmers Struggling With Drought, "Flash Appeal" Launched

2 Mar 2019 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
HARARE, Zimbabwe

The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has announced an allocation of $10 Million USD from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to farmers in Zimbabwe who have been struggling with erratic rainfall and a fragile economy.“The CERF allocation will help us to rapidly provide critical food and livelihood support, education, health, and protection services for the most vulnerable people who are hardest-hit during crises, including children, women, the elderly, and people who are chronically ill or living with disabilities”, Coordinator Mark Lowcock siad February 28.The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports that nearly 5...

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