Operations

Responding to Humanitarian Needs and Strengthening Resilience to Food Insecurity - Zimbabwe


About this Operation

Operation Documents

Resource Situation

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Since 2009, between 1.05 million and 1.67 million people – 12 percent to 19 percent of the rural population – have required food assistance during lean seasons. Zimbabwe hasa “serious” global hunger index of 17.3, and 72 percent of the population live below the national poverty line. A third of Zimbabwe’s children are chronically malnourished, with no significant improvement since 1999. The prevalence of HIV and AIDS is among the highest in the world at 13.7 percent of the population.

Countries

Zimbabwe

In recent years, food production in Zimbabwe has been devastated by various factors including natural disasters, and economic and political instability....