Hunger situation not national disaster – Inonge
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By STEVEN ZANDE –
VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has said the hunger situation in drought and flood-hit parts of the country cannot be classified as a national disaster.
Meanwhile, Ms Wina has said China’s waiver of a US$70 million debt owed for construction of Levy Mwanawasa Stadium is a sign of good will from the Chinese government and shows that China has confidence in Zambia’s good leadership.
Ms Wina said the Government could not declare the hunger situation a national disaster before conducting in-depth vulnerability and needs assessment, saying it should not be assumed that every household in drought hit areas was starving.

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