Zimbabwe a Hunger Hotspot, Says World Food Programme
The World Food Programme has classified Zimbabwe as one of 18 countries in the world that will likely be worse off once the deadly novel coronavirus pandemic loosens its grip on the world. According to the UN agency, donor support was needed "now more than ever" by Zimbabwe and other countries affected by political instability, as they fight the pandemic.
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