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Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says

Harare (CNN)More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report."We are talking about people who truly are marching towards starvation if we are not here to help them. We are facing a drought unlike any that we have seen in a long time," David Beasley said in the Zimbabwean capital Harare on Tuesday.The UN in Zimbabwe and the government launched a humanitarian appeal for US$331 million to assist those affected in the southern African nation.Nearly 5.5 million people--a third of Zimbabwe's population will need food assistance by 2020, UNICEF said in a report in June.Zimbabwe is battling the impact of droughts that occurred between Octobe ...
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