Namibia Humanitarian Emergency

A family receives a UNFPA Dignity Kit.
UNFPA Namibia/Cathline Neels

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.

Country Population: 2.5 mil

Humanitarian needs

Last updated on - April 2021
UNFPA Namibia/Cathline Neels

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2020

  • People Reached
    Total people reached with all types of GBV services
    Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) 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
  • Services delivered
    Dignity Kits distributed
    Number of health facilities that provide specialized GBV services (including Clinical Management of Rape), supported by UNFPA
  • Capacity strengthening
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    Personnel trained on clinical management of rape

Emergencies related listing

  • 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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