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Responding to Humanitarian Needs and Strengthening Resilience

Over the last ten years food availability has improved in Malawi, but much of the population are unable to meet their food requirements fully or access a suitably diverse diet. Micronutrient deficiency figures are alarming, and stunting prevalence of 47 percent is the worst in southern Africa. Protracted relief and recovery operation 200692 follows unexpected developments that have led to increased political and financial volatility and vulnerability to food insecurity, requiring large-scale emergency food assistance since 2012. 

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Country at a glance 2015
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)83,418,157
Donors - 2015 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ -34,560
UN CERF3,873,259
Japan2,500,000
UN Common Funds and Agencies (excl CERF)1,560,670
USA1,428,697
Malawi1,175,000
Private Donors775,700
Spain625,782
Iceland50,000
Threats to food security
  • Land degradation
  • Deforestation
  • Floods
  • Drought
  • Water pollution from agricultural runoff
  • HIV / AIDS