WFP Concerned Over Cuts To Food Aid In Zimbabwe

News outlets report on the World Food Programme’s (WFP) food aid cuts due to lack of funding.

Reuters: WFP forced to cut food aid to 1 million Zimbabweans
“A million Zimbabweans benefiting from United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aid are facing hunger due to a lack of funding that has caused deep cuts in assistance, the organization said on Tuesday…” (Dzirutwe, 1/14).

VOA News: WFP Seeks $60 Million to Avert Hunger in Zimbabwe
“The World Food Programme says it is very concerned about food security as Zimbabwe enters the peak of its so-called hunger season — the last three months before the traditional harvest. The U.N. agency is experiencing a shortage of funding to avert hunger in the southern African nation where about two million people need food assistance…” (Mhofu, 1/14).

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