Humanitarian Bulletins

08 Jul 2013
Zimbabwe: Humanitarian Bulletin 01 – 30 June 2013


 Partners continue to support Government through initiatives to enhance food security.

 Although malaria cases have declined, the high death toll remains a concern.

 Less returned migrants assisted in 2013 compared to 2012.

 Partners commend Zimbabwe for refugee friendly policies.

19 Jun 2013
Zimbabwe: Humanitarian Bulletin 01 – 31 May 2013


  • Partners continue efforts to boost food security despite funding shortages.
  • Zimbabwe’s House of Assembly ratifies the Kampala Convention.
  • Waterborne diseases persist on an upward trend.
  • Spike in the number of Third Country Nationals assisted in May.
  • Zimbabwe launches Food and Nutrition Security policy.
20 May 2013
Zimbabwe: Humanitarian Bulletin 01 - 30 April 2013


  • More than 2,000 households lose homes following hailstorms in April.

  • Partners urgently need $24.5 million for food assistance programmes between May and October.

  • Initiative underway to exempt some Rwandans from Cessation Clause.

  • Fresh funding required for Zimbabwe Humanitarian Gaps Appeal as the bulk of current funds is carried over from 2012.

29 Apr 2013
Zimbabwe: Humanitarian Bulletin 01 - 31 March 2013


  • The primary humanitarian response to food insecurity was wrapped up in March after assisting more than a million people.
  • The resurgence of cholera in March was a stark reminder of the need for long term solutions to water and sanitation challenges.
  • Hundredfold increase in malaria cases reported in March compared to first two months of 2013.
  • Spike in deportees from Botswana noted, while those from South Africa dip.
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26 Mar 2013
Zimbabwe: Humanitarian Bulletin 01 - 28 February 2013


  • Partners assist 9,735 people affected by floods.

  • Swift response by humanitarian partners saves lives and creates opportunity to enhance emergency preparedness.

  • Food assistance partners engage in efforts to address imminent shortfall.

  • Grave concerns over high cases of malaria.