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Responding to Humanitarian Needs and Strengthening Resilience to Food Insecurity - Zimbabwe

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Since 2009, between 1.05 million and 1.67 million people – 12 percent to 19 percent of the rural population – have required food assistance during lean seasons. Zimbabwe hasa “serious” global hunger index of 17.3, and 72 percent of the population live below the national poverty line. A third of Zimbabwe’s children are chronically malnourished, with no significant improvement since 1999. The prevalence of HIV and AIDS is among the highest in the world at 13.7 percent of the population.

Operation documents
Resourcing updates
WFP Offices
Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)134,910,668
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 7,331,504
USA12,561,998
Switzerland1,108,648
UN CERF773,181
UN Common Funds and Agencies (excl CERF)224,994
Threats to food security
  • Political/economic instability
  • Recurrent droughts
  • Poverty
  • Poor agricultural practices
  • HIV/AIDS
  • High unemployment