Eswatini Humanitarian Emergency

A girl stands outside her school.
UNFPA/Barcroft Media/Mark Lewis

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)

Country Population: 1.3 mil

Humanitarian needs

354,121
88,530
7,968
121,165
Last updated on - April 2021
UNFPA/Meaghan Charkowick

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2020

  • People Reached
    Total people reached with all types of GBV services
    1,048
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
    40,168
    Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) reached with SRH services
    4,886
    Number of adolescents aged 10-14 reached with SRH services
    449
    Number of adolescents aged 15-19 reached with SRH services
    367
    Number of young people aged 20-24 reached with SRH services
    330
    Number of people reached with SRH/GBV information and awareness activities
    156,264
    Number of people reached with personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies
    1,386
  • Services delivered
    Number of health facilities that provide specialized GBV services (including Clinical Management of Rape), supported by UNFPA
    286
  • Capacity strengthening
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    59
    Personnel trained on clinical management of rape
    38

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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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