19 Oct 2012
UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief calls for strengthened partnerships in a time of changes in Southern Africa
(Harare / New York, 19 October 2012): United Nations Deputy Humanitarian Chief Catherine Bragg wrapped up her five-day visit to southern Africa today, calling on countries and partners in the region to strengthen their efforts to work together to promote disaster preparedness and tackle food insecurity.
Food insecurity continues to be a chronic problem in southern Africa, particularly in Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. Across the region, more than 5.5...
12 Oct 2012
UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief Catherine Bragg to visit Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe
UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief Catherine Bragg will visit Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe from 15 to 20 October 2012.
The visit aims to take stock of the humanitarian challenges in the region, and support national and regional efforts to promote disaster risk reduction including resilience and preparedness.
Across the region, more than 5.5 million face food insecurity due to the impact of recurrent natural disasters such as droughts and floods, and rising...
11 Jun 2012
Humanitarians in Action: Zimbabwe - May 2012
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More than one in ten people will need food aid next year
The UN and aid agencies appealed today for US$268 million to help feed 1.5 million people in Zimbabwe next year, as well as to address other urgent humanitarian needs.
More than one in ten Zimbabweans will need food assistance in the first half of the year, and one million children under-five are at risk of malnutrition, according to the Consolidated Appeal Process (CAP) launched in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare.