Humanitarian Bulletins

20 Feb 2013
Zimbabwe: Humanitarian Bulletin 01 - 31 January 2013

Highlights

  • Communities stranded as floods destroy infrastructure.
  • Delivery of food assistance affected in some districts, while partners fear floodrelated outbreaks as waterborne diseases persist.
  • Cereals available but expensive, as livestock prices dip in drought-affected areas.
26 Jan 2013
Humanitarian Bulletin Zimbabwe 01 - 31 December 2012

Highlights

  • Food programme scaled up as peak of lean season sets in.

  • Army worm outbreak reported in four provinces.

  • High cases of mental illness among deportees cause for concern.

  • Rain-related incidents reported in parts of Zimbabwe.

30 Nov 2012
Humanitarian Bulletin Zimbabwe 01 - 30 November 2012

Highlights

  • Coverage of food assistance programmes intensifies as lean season sets in.

  • Findings from survey to establish nutrition baseline released.

  • Kampala Convention to come into force.

  • Waterborne diseases remain a cause for concern.

18 Oct 2012
Humanitarian Bulletin Zimbabwe 01 – 30 September 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Food assistance programmes in direct response to the deteriorating food security situation have begun but face funding shortfalls.

  • Government has availed $2 million for animal feed and veterinary medicines, which will alleviate the impact of drought on livestock.

  • Typhoid, dysentery and diarrhea vex the country.

  • Rwandan refugees reluctant to return home despite cessation clause....

03 Oct 2012
Humanitarian Bulletin Zimbabwe: 01 – 30 August 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Food insecurity in 2012/13 is comparably worse than the last three years.

  • More than 1,000 refugees have received new identification documents.

  • Zimbabwe’s livestock situation is grave, with deaths due to starvation being reported in some provinces.