OCHA Reports

29 Feb 2012
Zimbabwe Emergency Response Fund Update February 2012

ERF News

The Emergency Response Fund (ERF) Advisory Board met on 21 February 2012 and reviewed six projects for funding totalling US$896,103. The meeting chaired by the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) Mr Alain Noudehou approved project proposals under emergency school repairs addressing three of the provinces that suffered worst storm damage in the current rains seasons, typhoid response in Harare and two in food security covering three worst affected provinces....

29 Feb 2012
Monthly Humanitarian Update - January - February 2012

Key Points

  • Zimbabwe’s 2012 CAP only 4 per cent funded.

  • Food assistance partners halve rations to beneficiaries.

  • $19.6 million urgently needed for food assistance programmes.

  • Nearly 50,000 malaria cases and 36 deaths reported in first two months of 2012.

  • Rains, storms damage 115 schools countrywide.

  • Teachers’ strike threatens to reverse education gains.

28 Feb 2012
Emergency Response Fund Update February 2012

ERF News

The Emergency Response Fund (ERF) Advisory Board met on 21 February 2012 and reviewed six projects for funding totalling US$896,103. The meeting chaired by the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) Mr Alain Noudehou approved project proposals under emergency school repairs addressing three of the provinces that suffered worst storm damage in the current rains seasons, typhoid response in Harare and two in food security covering three worst affected provinces....

17 Jan 2012
Monthly Humanitarian Update - November & December 2011

Key Points

  • $268 million 2012 CAP launched for Zimbabwe while 2011 CAP closes at 45.9 per cent funding.

  • $21.4 million urgently needed for food assistance programmes.

  • 149 cases reported in anthrax outbreak affecting humans.

  • Population of refugees and asylum seekers in Zimbabwe shoots to nearly 6,000.

  • More than 10,000 returnees request humanitarian assistance.

I. Situation...

04 Dec 2011
RIACSO Report on SADC DRR and Preparedness Consultative Workshop Seychelles, 10-14 October 2011

Emergency Preparedness and Response Summary Outcomes

Recommendations

Early warning

  • Countries should share their monthly meteorological updates (where available), as well as hydrological information, with the SADC DRR Unit for posting on its website to assist neighboring countries in understanding developments that may affect them.

  • The SADC Secretariat should advocate for the formalization of information sharing protocols on...