Highlights 2012

  • OCHA, in support of the Humanitarian Coordinator, successfully led concrete and focused consultations in 2012 on the transition of clusters in recognition of the improving humanitarian situation. On 31st December, 2012, only four out of nine clusters remained active in Zimbabwe.
  • OCHA, in support to the Government, led a series of events relating to preparedness. An inclusive workshop on Contingency Planning was held on 22 November with donors, NGOs and Government participating.
  • OCHA successfully established a website for the Department of Civil Protection (DCP) to strengthen Government communication on preparedness and response.

Tendai Chikozho of Masvingo province, Zimbabwe, harvests groundnuts from her field. © Matilda Moyo/OCHA