"Alarming" drought in Zimbabwe threatens 4 million people

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Bishow Parajuli. Photo: UN Radio/Laura Jarriel

A drought in Zimbabwe is threatening the well-being of around four million people according to the UN Resident Coordinator in the southern African country.

The situation caused by the el Nino weather system has been described by the UN's Bishow Parajuli as "alarming."

International donors are being urged to provide more money to counter what is fast becoming a humanitarian crisis.

Daniel Dickinson has been speaking to Mr Parajuli.

Duration: 3'34"

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