Humanitarian Bulletins

08 Sep 2012
Humanitarian Bulletin: Zimbabwe, 01 – 31 July 2012


  • Rural people in need of food assistance in the 2012/13 peak hunger season have increased by 60 per cent compared to 2011/12.

  • Two provinces are already in the crisis food insecurity phase.

  • Partners are concerned at the high number of child rape survivors reported in July.

  • Fresh typhoid outbreak erupts in Chitungwiza.

Zimbabwe’s Food Security Deteriorating

More than 1.6...

13 Jun 2012
Humanitarian Bulletin: Zimbabwe, 01 – 30 April 2012


  • 60% of CAP funds received are carried over from 2011 as partners struggle to attract new funding.

  • With a projected food deficit of 347,000mt, Zimbabwe’s food security situation needs close monitoring.

  • Malaria cases continue to increase and had passed 161,000 by end of April.

  • Humanitarian partners have record notable achievements despite funding constraints.

31 Mar 2012
Monthly Humanitarian Bulletin - Zimbabwe, 01 – 31 March 2012


  • More Zimbabweans are at risk of hunger as the midseason dry spell destroyed about 30 per cent of area planted in the 2011/12 agricultural season.

  • Malaria cases shoot above 109,000 in the first quarter of 2012.

  • Lightning kills four children, leaves some severely burnt and destroys class rooms in three provinces.

1.5 million Zimbabweans unable to meet their food needs

Lean season extends...