Namibia Humanitarian Emergency

A family receives a UNFPA Dignity Kit.

Country Population:

2.5 mil

Level of crisis

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

In 2019, Namibia experienced one its driest seasons ever, resulting in severe drought that left hundreds of thousands of people in need of humanitarian assistance. UNFPA has been implementing interventions aimed at preventing gender-based violence and sexual exploitation and promoting health, autonomy and dignity of women and adolescent girls in affected regions. UNFPA support also includes distribution of dignity kits to support people in meeting their urgent hygiene needs and of reproductive health kits, which contain key supplies to facilitate timely provision of appropriate reproductive health services during crises.

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021

Total people in need

264,973

Women of reproductive age

69,922

Pregnant women

5,246

Young people

80,462

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 older persons aged 65+ 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 people reached with Humanitarian Cash & Voucher Assistance

Number of mobile clinics

Dignity Kits distributed

Number of safe spaces

Number of adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA

Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health

Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)

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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