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19 July 2013 - 2:38pmAn estimated 780,000 people – approximately one third of Namibia’s entire population – are now classified as food insecure. Of these, 330,000 people are in need of urgent support, according to the Government, which declared a state of emergency on 17 May. A prolonged dry season has...
19 October 2012 - 4:51pmUN deputy humanitarian chief Catherine Bragg wrapped up her five-day visit to southern Africa today with a call for regional Governments and humanitarian organizations to work together to break the cycle of food shortages and poverty in the region. Food insecurity continues to be a chronic problem...