OCHA Reports

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

Emergency Preparedness and Response Summary Outcomes


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...

30 Nov 2011
Consolidated Appeal 2012 for Zimbabwe
  1. Executive Summary

The humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe continues to be stable but fragile due to many factors. The main humanitarian needs in Zimbabwe relate to food security, the continued threat of disease outbreaks, and requirements relating to specific needs of a wide range of highly vulnerable groups, such as child- or female-headed households, the chronically ill, internally displaced people (IDPs), returned migrants, and refugees and asylum-...

22 Nov 2011
Monthly Humanitarian Update - October 2011

I. Key Points

  • Funding worth US$ 42 million immediately needed to assist food insecure people;

  • Typhoid outbreak: trend of increased cases;

  • Deportees continue to arrive from Botswana and South Africa;

  • Education and health transition funds launched;

  • CAP for Zimbabwe funded at 46 percent.

25 Oct 2011
Monthly Humanitarian Update - September 2011

Key Points

 Food security is a concern according to the findings of the Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee survey in rural areas;

 Resumption of the deportation of irregular Zimbabwean migrants in South Africa;

 CERF allocated six million USD to support under-funded programmes in the Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) for Zimbabwe;

 2011 Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) for Zimbabwe funded at 43 per cent.

28 Sep 2011
Emergency Response Fund (ERF) – Zimbabwe Annual Report 2010


The humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe remained stable though fragile in 2010 despite some improvements recorded following formation of the Government of National Unity (GNU) and adoption of multiple currencies for trading in 2009. Sectors most impacted by the humanitarian crisis included health, water and sanitation as well as food security.

The Health and WASH sectors were particularly susceptible to shocks due to prevailing degradation of...