HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) About half of Zimbabwes population faces severe hunger amid a devastating drought and economic collapse, the United Nations said Tuesday, noting a vicious cycle of skyrocketing malnutrition thats hitting women and children hardest.
The World Food Program said it plans to more than double the number it helps to more than 4 million. More than 7 million are in need.
A U.N. expert on the right to food last week said Zimbabwe is on the brink of man-made starvation and the number of people needing help is shocking for a country not in conflict.
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