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Drought in Zimbabwe

Millions of Zimbabweans are facing a crippling drought that has gripped rural and urban areas. The World Food Programme says over eight million people are in urgent need of drought relief aid in a nation that has been ravaged by hyperinflation.

In this Special Report, VOA Studio 7 looks at the devastating effects of the drought on people and livestock and ways of tackling dry spells, which appear to be worsening following four years of poor harvests.