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‘It’s a disaster’: children bear brunt of southern Africa’s devastating drought | Lucy Lamble
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‘It’s a disaster’: children bear brunt of southern Africa’s devastating drought | Lucy Lamble

by firstsource newsApril 21, 2016

In southern and , is overwhelming communities, forcing families to rely on meals of leaves and watermelon soup

Chidyamakondo high school, near Masvingo in southern Zimbabwe, has won the national girls’ football championships three years in a row. But that cherished record – and far, far more – is now at risk.

“Students are fainting, struggling to concentrate in lessons, dropping out of school … we’re having to shorten our assemblies and cut back on sport,” says headteacher Morrison Musorowegomo.

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