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  • Bringing Hope And Security To Refugees in Zimbabwe

    25/11/2016 — Zimbabwe

    More than 7,500 refugees are now living  in Zimbabwe’s Tongogara refugee camp in Chipinge. Without adequate and timely assistance, these refugees will not be able to sustain themselves. A partnership between the World Food Programme

  • Cash Smart Card Gives More Choice In Zimbabwe

    04/10/2016 — Zimbabwe

    Southern Africa is reeling from the worst drought in three decades. In Zimbabwe, more than four million people are struggling to put food on their tables. Without adequate and timely assistance, rural communities could lose years

  • El Niño : Faces of the Drought in Zimbabwe

    EL Nino : Faces of the Drought in Zimbabwe

    22/08/2016 — Zimbabwe

    Recurrent climate-related shocks are one of the main drivers of food insecurity in Zimbabwe. Current food shortages have been exacerbated by one of the most devastating El Niño-induced droughts in recent history. Agriculture is particularly vulnerable because of the heavy reliance

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  • 04/10/2016 — Zimbabwe SHOTLIST (PDF)

    El Nino’s Hidden Impact on People living with HIV-AIDS (For the Media)

    The impacts of El Nino pose a serious challenge to the global goal of Ending AIDS by 2030. People living with HIV (PLHIV) are particularly vulnerable to food insecurity. There is a correlation between food insecurity and treatment adherence, retention and success. PLHIV who initiate treatment while severely malnourished are two to six times more likely to die in the first six months of treatment. There is also a correlation between El Niño-induced drought and HIV infection rates; a 2014 study of 18 El Niño affected countries in sub-Saharan Africa, including Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe found that infection rates in HIV endemic rural areas increased by 11% for every recent drought. Food insecurity can pressure households and individuals into unsustainable or harmful coping strategies, including risk behaviours (e.g., transactional sex), which drive new HIV infections.

  • 04/10/2016 — Zimbabwe

    Cash-Based Transfers: Expert vlog Zimbabwe

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