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  African famine
Countries worst hit: 2002
Angola: 2002
Eritrea: 2002
Ethiopia: 2002
Lesotho: 2002
Malawi: 2002
Mauritania: 2002
Mozambique: 2002
Swaziland: 2002
Zambia: 2002
Zimbabwe: 2002
How can I help?

 
Wilted maize in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe: 2002
Long queues for maize meal are appearing in the capital Harare and Bulawayo.

Zimbabwe could face a loss in maize of 1.5 million tonnes.

About six million people will need food aid.

The southern and western regions of Matabeleland and Masvingo are worst hit.

Why here?

There has been a poor harvest in this season.

Zimbabwe has the highest rates of HIV and Aids of the countries affected by the famine.


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