Eswatini Humanitarian Emergency

A girl stands outside her school.

Country Population:

1.3 mil

Level of crisis

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Eswatini has greatly been affected by drought which has resulted in food insecurity and with the most affected population groups being very poor. These have lost their crops and have seen their income reduced due to chronic illness or death of bread winner, and  lost of employment as a result of the drought. Pockets of very poor and poor households that, until recently, have relied on food and cash assistance deserve close monitoring are still evident. Food prices remain significantly higher than the period previous to the drought. Its is estimated that 159,080 people are prohjected to be in need of urgent of food assistance( Vulnerability Analysis and Assessment (VAA), 2017)

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need

354,121

Women of reproductive age

88,530

Pregnant women

7,968

Young people

121,165

Humanitarian funding

Resources in US$

Key results2020

Total people reached with all types of GBV services

Affected population reached with Family Planning services

Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) reached with SRH services

Number of adolescents aged 10-14 reached with SRH services

Number of adolescents aged 15-19 reached with SRH services

Number of young people aged 20-24 reached with SRH services

Number of people reached with SRH/GBV information and awareness activities

Number of people reached with personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies

Number of health facilities that provide specialized GBV services (including Clinical Management of Rape), supported by UNFPA

Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health

Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Disclaimer
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • -Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • -Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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